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Mechanical Technician
Title: Mechanical Technician
Category: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £35,000.00 - £38,000.00
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Mechanical Technician - North London - c£38,500

An excellent opportunity for a highly skilled Mechanical Technician to join a leading FMCG company in the North London area on a shift pattern 5's & 4's (7-7 days and nights) 5 on, 4 off rotating.

Key Accountabilities:

To provide execution of Planned, Reactive and Corrective Mechanical Maintenance activities across site. You will work directly with the Maintenance Team Leader to problem solve and effectively identify work priorities.

To deal with plant or machinery breakdowns, planned preventative and predictive maintenance, refurbishment, installation, improvements and modifications in order to minimise downtime and maintain the equipment in the best possible condition. Team members are involved with a variety of projects and tasks either individually or as part of a project team.

The plants work under Lean Manufacturing principles and the Maintenance team are expected to make a significant contribution towards Lean and continuous improvement activities.

The successful candidate must be willing to work as a Mechanical hands-on engineer and have a desire to improve machinery availability, life cycle costs and efficiency.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring all engineering works are carried out to a high engineering, quality, safety and hygiene standard including shift reports and handovers.

Applicants will require the following skills & experience:

Completion of a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Previous experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment (essential)

Ability to solve problems using a logical thought process and implement solutions to prevent reoccurrence

Ability to work consistently to high standards and prioritise tasks according to the workload

The jobholder will be able to show evidence of being able to work under pressure in a fast moving environment

Sound decision-making skills

The ability to work as part of a team or independently as the situation demands

Good communication skills with internal and external functions

This position involves working a shift pattern of 5's & 4's (7-7 days and nights) 5 on, 4 off rotating.

Candidates wishing to apply for this opportunity should contact Jodie on Tel: or E-mail:

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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