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Maintenance Technician

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Location: Peterlee, Durham, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2019

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Job Description


Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Salary: £36,642 - £39,277 depending on experience (includes shift allowance and bonus)

Contract: Permanent - rotating 3 shifts
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, Bonus, Share Scheme (50% Company Matched), Childcare Vouchers, Contributory Pension Scheme (Contribution double by Company up to 10%), Free Car Parking, Caterpillar Advantage website
Location: Peterlee, County Durham
Hours: Full Time - 36.50
Travel: Not required
Relocation/Sponsorship: Not supported with this role
Closing Date: 17th July 2019
Job Reference: 190005MS
Caterpillar Peterlee is the worldwide source of Cat® Articulated Trucks, currently producing a 6-model range used in many industries including mining, construction and aggregates. The facility's manufacturing activities use the latest computer analysis techniques, robotic technology and a state-of-the-art paint plant. Machines from the site are shipped to customers around the world.

As a Maintenance Technician you will provide maintenance support to the facility. You will be a multi skilled craftsmen, (with strong Electrical bias ideally) who has experience working in an industrial / manufacturing environment.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Carrying out planned preventative maintenance and reactive breakdown maintenance on a wide range of equipment including but not limited to:

- Automated Metal Cutting equipment including Lasers and Plasmas
- Automated Paint Plant
- Robotic welding systems
- Welding Plant
- Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems
- Electronic Torque
- Automated Moving Lines
- Hydraulic Presses
- Overhead and Semi Goliath Cranes

Other job duties include:

- Use of CMMS System
- Diagnostic and programming PLCs
- Responding to equipment breakdowns and completing repairs to equipment
- Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions on industrial/assembly equipment, machinery and building as required
- Perform preventative maintenance as per schedules
- Order replacement parts and stocks
- Carrying out Dynamic Risk Assessments
- Adhere to the company's Health and Safety policy and safe working practices
- Adhere to Caterpillar's Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork
- Undertake training/further learning as required


NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

- Previous strong job relevant experience
- Accredited apprenticeship qualification
- Be self-motivated and have the ability to work on your own initiative
- The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives
- Have a fully flexible approach to the job role and responsibilities
- Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills
- The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures
- The ability to read and follow electrical schematic drawings and relevant technical drawings
- Good problem solving skills, necessary to get to the root cause of issues
- Willing to work a multi-shift system including reasonable amounts of overtime as and when

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

- Experience in using PLC based systems would be an advantage
- Experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment
- Multi-skilled in both electrical / mechanical functions
- NEBOSH / IOSH training and/or be able to demonstrate through previous experience a positive attitude towards safety
- Experience in carrying out Dynamic Risk Assessments
- Experience using FLT and MEWP

To apply for this position, please visit Caterpillar Careers ( > Careers > Search and apply > paste the job number from the advert into the search box and then follow the application process.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.K. which can be found through our employment website
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Aug 16, 2019


United Kingdom