Maintenance Technician

Newton Abbot |

Employer: MB Aerospace - East Granby
Sector/Specialism: Aerospace & Defence

Maintenance Multi Skilled

About Us

MB Aerospace is an international group providing complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the Aerospace and Defence market. Operating from sites close to our key customers in North America, Asia and Europe, the MB Aerospace group provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defence industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining, and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.

Job Description

To maintain the serviceability and accuracy of all the factory plant, machine tools and equipment, in a Multi-Skilled capacity.

This position is based at our Newton Abbot, UK facility and will report to the Maintenance Team Leader.

Key Responsibilities

• Respond promptly to machine breakdowns
• Investigate faults and action repair work, with the aid of maintenance computer data systems where appropriate
• Strip, overhaul and repair all types of machine tools, plant and equipment
• Record all breakdowns with faults, parts used, actions and times
• Check and test M/C’s on completion of repair work or PM’s
• Effective liaison with production and hand over of work
• Install and commission machinery
• Manufacture parts in support of the maintenance and guarding of machinery
• Carry out various electrical fault finding, repair and installation tasks within personal capability:
o Connect and disconnect supplies for equipment and M/C moves, test circuits and components, e.g. solenoids, motors etc.
o Interpret wiring diagrams etc. plus carry out electrical preventative maintenance work, and be able to use various testing instruments
• Test and ensure all safety systems are working correctly
• Comply with maintenance PM system and to advise on changes to programme, frequency, scope of work etc.
• Overhaul equipment for spares
• Write basic programmes to test CNC m/c systems
• Assist with training of others assigned to the department
• Carry out other duties compatible with this job and employee’s individual skill as required by management

Job Requirements

• Prioritising of workload to ensure minimum production ‘downtime’
• Keeping up with changes in technology
• BTEC National Certificate or City & Guilds - Mechanical or Electrical
• Higher Level Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification (desirable)
• External training in multi-skilled maintenance to an approved standard followed by the successful completion of an on site consolidation scheme and logbook
• Manual handling training
• Mechanical or Electrical engineering apprenticeship or equivalent experience
• Machine tool experience (desirable)
• Up to date knowledge of electrical regulations
• Ability to read drawings and manuals to aid repair and service
• Health and Safety

Key Behaviours

The right candidate for MB Aerospace Newton Abbot is someone who;
• Has a passion for the engineering and the manufacturing sector
• Always looks to learn new skills
• Has flexibility to work a range of different shifts

Salary & Benefits

• MB Aerospace funded opportunities to study production and engineering qualifications
• 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
• Secure on-site parking
• Contributory pension
• Health care cash back plan
• Life insurance
• Entrepreneurial and supportive company culture
• Hourly Rate: Competitive.

The duties of the post may change from time to time without altering their general character or the level of responsibility entailed.
The job holder must:
• Be aware of the Company’s aims, organisational values and behaviours and their impact on this post.
• Carry out the duties of the post in accordance with the Company’s Equality & Inclusivity in Employment Policy.
• Carry out all duties and responsibilities with reasonable care for the health and safety of you and any other person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work and to co-operate fully with the Company in health and safety matters.
• To comply with the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MB Aerospace is a subcontractor to the United States Government and provides defense services involving technical data and products governed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R. parts 120 - 130 and the Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. parts 730 - 774 (“Export Laws”). All candidates are subject to review and governance under such Export Laws and any offer of employment may be subject to additional considerations and/or conditions.

MB Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other protected class. MB Aerospace is committed to ensuring that its online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact us.