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Shift Technician

Deeside, Flintshire
£37,000 to £39,000
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
We are looking to recruit a shift Technician to join our Queensferry team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maximising availability of plant equipment through effective preventative and reactive maintenance on a fast moving production line. The Shift Technician is usually the only engineering team member working on a given shift. This means they will usually have a control / electrical background but must be capable of undertaking basic mechanical repairs. They must adopt a flexible approach to work, be capable of working independently and taking a lead in implementing repair work, and deciding when to ask for additional support
Main accountabilities:
• To maintain the plant by performing planned preventative and predictive maintenance tasks and efficient response to plant breakdowns
• Comply with the Company's Health & Safety and Environmental Policy and Procedures so that a safe and secure environment is maintained
• Active engagement in plant CI activities
General skills:
• Self-motivated
• Team player
• Problem solving ability
• Willing to take a hands on approach
• Able and willing to work beyond control engineering boundaries
• Able to communicate across different levels within the organisation
• Confident enough to make decisions based on information available
• Ability to look at situations holistically
Technical skills:
• Capable of obtaining information from electrical drawings of various standards
• Fully conversant with motor starters and control systems
• Good understanding of motor variable speed technology (preferably ABB)
• Understanding of relay logic systems
• Understanding of networked PLC systems including ability to fault find and perform programming functions (preferably Siemens S7 / Profibus / ASI)
• Understanding of electronic weight control
• Familiarity with a variety of instrumentation types
• Capable of taking on project tasks and seeing them through from conception to implementation
• Mechanical aptitude
• Clear understanding of electrical (e.g. 17th Edition Wiring Regulations) and process safety standards
• Understanding of the principles of the HASWA and associated regulations
• Awareness of the principles of Environment Agency / Natural Resources Wales requirements
About Knauf Insulation
We are one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide. We are committed to helping our customers to meet the increasing demand for energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings.
Our vision is to lead the change in smarter insulation solutions for a better world. Our aspiration is to be the world's most trusted insulation partner providing high performing and smart insulation solutions and services for a better world
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  • Job Reference: 397071632-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Knauf Insulation Ltd
    Knauf Insulation Ltd
  • Location: Deeside, Flintshire
  • Salary: £37,000 to £39,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus 10% annual perf
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent