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RMS – Resource Management Solutions are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technicican on behalf of our client based in Newton Aycliffe

This is a long term position, this is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive company who are at the forefront of the manufacturing industry.

As part of the Maintenance team, you will ensure that all plant equipment and machinery on site is operating efficiently with the minimum amount of downtime and they are kept in safe and good working order.

To work alongside Operations Managers, Manufacturing Engineers and the Production Operators with the aim of increasing productivity and quality whilst reducing costs.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

Install, modify and maintain all machinery and equipment across the site.

1 Operate a preventative maintenance system to ensure all machinery/equipment is in good working order.

* Fault find and repair any Electrical or Mechanical related problems on machinery/equipment and provide breakdown cover for all activities on site further to specialised in house training.

* Demonstrate effective technical skills to provide high level day to day support for all manufacturing operations.

1 Drive continuous improvement activities across on-site equipment and facilities.
2 Liaise with Vendors as and when required.

* Advise on specification of new manufacturing equipment ensuring feasibility of servicing and maintenance.

1 Ensure all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to.

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria


1 Educated to HNC level or equivalent in Engineering Field.

1 Multi skilled
2 IEE 17th Edition Certificate.

Previous Experience

1 At least 2 years’ experience in a Manufacturing/Production environment in a Maintenance role.

1 Experience on Electrical machine control fault finding and PLC fault finding experience.

1 Demonstrable ‘hands on approach’ to supporting an operation through fault finding, diagnosis, repair & analysis.

1 Experience of working within IATF/ TS16949 environment.

1 Robotics and automation experience

1 Cleanroom experience of high vacuum tools

Knowledge & Skills

1 Excellent Problem-Solving ability

1 Ability to effectively communicate and engage with people across all levels.

1 Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and be self-motivated.

1 Excellent analytical skills and eye for detail

1 Good organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise work and manage a number of tasks concurrently.

1 Strong Electrical/Mechanical skill set/bias

1 Robotics and automation skill set

1 Ability to read electrical/mechanical drawings.




1 Flexibility to work shifts and overtime to meet business requirements.
2 The ability to achieve targets and personal objectives.
3 Commitment to continuous professional development of the team and her/himself.
4 A positive outlook with the willingness to learn and the ability to work in a high-pressure environment.

RMS is an equal opportunities employer and recruits and promotes employees on the basis of suitability for the job. If you are not contacted within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will keep your CV on file for any suitable vacancies that may arise in the future unless you contact us and request otherwise.