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Maintenance Technician


Job description

Job Title MRF Maintenance Technician
Salary Up to £37,500 - Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits

Location Dagenham

Hours 48 Hours per week (4 x 12hours). On a day shift pattern.

What you’ll do

As an MRF maintenance technician you will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Maintenance Engineers in maximising the throughput of the facility by completing day to day maintenance of all plant and equipment.

You will liaise with the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors and assist the site engineers to maintain efficient and effective plant operations, assist the maintenance engineers in maintaining plant operation and assist with preventing plant breakdowns by completing planned preventative maintenance (PPM), ensuring that the risk of downtime is kept to a minimum ultimately assisting in maximising profit and revenue. You will complete planning and scheduling all of maintenance aspects of the MRF, minimising disruption to operations and maximising uptime and availability.

You will be expected to carry out planned and breakdown maintenance on a variety of plant and apparatus including Conveyors, baling equipment, Low Voltage equipment, motors, gearbox, mechanical drives, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology etc. In addition to this, you will also be responsible for assisting with the management of contractors on site in terms of work instructions and ensuring inductions have been completed and they work safely and in line with VES safe working practices.

The MRF maintenance technician will ensure all sub-contractors perform their duties according to company procedures and work schedules, ensure that maintenance requests from all sites within the role holders remit are dealt with in a timely and professional manner, complete all relevant paperwork and reports to the required standard and inspect work area equipment for deficiencies, hazards, and malfunctions and report all discrepancies and any unsafe act or working condition to supervisory personnel.

Where you’ll work

You will be based at the Materials Recycling Facility in Dagenham, where we reprocess sorted plastic bottles and extrude them into various grades of recycled pellets, primarily for the food industry.

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Qualifications :

Experience you will need

The successful candidate will possess a City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 in mechanical and/or electrical maintenance, or a recognised formal apprenticeship and have experience in processing manufacturing, production industry or food manufacturing facility.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working at a high level and fully conversant with material handling equipment, preferably within the recycling environment, be experienced with Conveyors, baling equipment, Low Voltage equipment, motors, material handling equipment, plant auxiliaries, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and optical separation, magnetic and Eddy current separation technology. Comprehensive practical experience in maintenance within a process industry, preferably gained in a recycling environment would also be preferred, but not essential.

You will be enthusiastic and a competent problem solver with a practical approach to engineering problems, be able to demonstrate an analytical approach to investigation, allied with a practical ability to resolving engineering problems. Experience in low voltage power systems, control systems and Software (DCS/SCADA/HMI/PLC), CMMS / AMMS systems would be advantageous.

Who are Veolia?

At Veolia, we look beyond conventions, constantly thinking about potential solutions with optimism and above all, teamwork. Sometimes in our industry, we are confronted with failure but this makes us work even harder to innovate, find solutions to transform and reinvent our core business and resource the world. We never take things at face value and our commitment to attracting the best talent is no exception. Our achievements are the result of teams pulling together and everyone having a key role to play. We need good people to strengthen our community and help us move forward together.

Veolia recognises the positive value of inclusion and promotes equality. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

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