Technique Recruitment Solutions

Maintenance Technician

Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Engineering recruitment company working on behalf of our client, a leader in the development and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. Due to growth they have multiple opportunities for experienced engineers to join their team

Role Summary
Responsible for repair and maintenance of moulding, assembly and packaging systems within operational area.
Ensure all repairs completed are fit for purpose and follow the companies H&S requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Foster a work place culture in all functions within own remit that prioritises the health, safety, environment and well-being of our employees. Rigorously manage non-conformance or contrary behaviours where known.

Complete reactive repairs and undertake root cause investigations for quality related issues, implementing or advising on corrective action to ensure that failures are non- repeatable and production output levels are maintained.

Schedule and undertake planned preventative maintenance (PPM), ensuring that all supplies, materials and parts are available, in accordance with guidance notes, developing and evolving the guidance notes with engineering where appropriate, to ensure that equipment is operating at optimum output at all times with minimum unplanned disruption/interruption to the production process.

Provide systems maintenance knowledge , training and advice to support the manufacturing teams and in the development of work instructions, batch records, equipment logs and other device history documents to ensure that they are up to date and that company’s production processes are compliant, capable and robust.

Provide assistance with the installation of, debug and validation of process equipment to ensure that it is operational and meets with the production requirements and specification.

Operate in accordance with Health and safety regulations, departmental procedures, company policies and cGMP reporting any unsafe conditions.

Identify and propose process and systems improvement opportunities and support changes to these procedures, where agreed, to ensure continuous improvement of manufacturing processes.

Complete training and maintain individual records for SOPs, WI’s, SWGs and QA forms ensuring that they are followed within the manufacturing area and are accurate for activities undertaken.

Decision Making & Influence
* Objectives are provided rather than detailed procedures and will be reviewed monthly.
* Role holder will require minimal direction and needs to apply experience to resolve relatively complex problems.
* Risks and issues are escalated to Lead Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Manager and through the tiered accountability process.
* Escalates product performance and functionality issues to the engineering team
* Resolves complex mechanical and electrical assembly issues and breakdowns using knowledge of systems at component level

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

City & Guilds General Mechanical, Engineering, Electrical Systems, General
Maintenance Techniques or equivalent.
Engineering, Mechanical/Electrical trade apprenticeship.
Working knowledge of statistical control systems and the ability to use drawing manuals and circuit diagrams as appropriate.

Machine control systems – PLC/ASI/Pneumatics/HMI.
Experience in vision systems, pneumatics and printer/laser marking systems would be advantageous.
Moulding machines and ancillary equipment and bespoke automatic assembly equipment.
HNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

This role will be working 24/7 – 4 on 4 off shift pattern 2 6am-6pm days followed by 2 6pm-6am nights

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