Mechanical Maintenance Technician Job In Cambridge

Mechanical Maintenance Technician


  • £25000 - £32000 per annum
  • Posted: 27/02/2019
  • Cambridge
  • Job Ref: 1501
  • Permanent

Job Details

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Our client is a leading global chemical solutions provider with a long heritage of pioneering technologically advanced epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer products.

There is an oppurtunity as a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in their Engineering
Department at our site in Cambridge. The site is a key operational facility comprising of a manufacturing and packaging plant, warehousing and support services.

They are looking for someone with a mechanical bias to join the maintenance team to service the Production and Packing departments, minimising plant down-time and improving site efficiencies.


Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Mechanical maintenance/installation of site processes & services.
  • A level of electrical work to support mechanical maintenance.
  • Complying with all relevant regulations and safety procedures.
  • Maintenance / Fault finding / Repairs / installation to production plant, services and equipment, as well as testing of site safety systems. Ensuring compliance with the current pressure regulations and site safety regulations to current standards.
  • Assist in the continuity of supply for utility services to the site.
  • Maintain regulatory equipment for insurance inspection. Support the process to ensure that all inspections are carried out at set intervals.
  • Ability to fabricate various parts and components using a wide range of materials and mechanical equipment.

Knowledge and experience required:
  • The Job Holder will have served a four year recognised mechanical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.
  • Proven work experience in a Maintenance Environment or equivalent.
  • Ideally Chemical Sector experience, if not pharma, biochemical or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g. SAP).
  • Be aware of specialised safety aspects such as DSEAR / ATEX and Pressure Systems. Understanding of regulatory and statutory Engineering requirements.
  • A positive communicator with a “can do” attitude and continuous improvement focused mentality.
  • The ability to work quickly and safely under pressure.
  • Great team working skills, problem-solving techniques and the ability to manage a varied workload and change.

It is a great time to join the business as they continuously strive to improve efficiency, effectiveness and deliver customer promises.

Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday