Mechanical Technician

Competitive salary and benefits package.
14 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
Maria Connelly
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Mechanical Technician

LOCATION: Scottish Borders (Berwick–upon–Tweed, Eyemouth, Kelso, Dunbar, Duns)

SALARY & BENEFITS: This is an exciting time to join the Ahlstrom-Munksjö team and in return for your skills and expertise we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

WORKING HOURS: This role will require you to be on an on-call-rota, therefore flexibility is essential.

THE COMPANY: Ahlstrom-Munksjo Chirnside Ltd, based within the Scottish Borders, is a subsidiary of the Ahlstrom-Munksjo Corporation and is internationally recognised as a market leader in the design, process manufacture and marketing of specialist and nonwoven products.

We are currently looking to recruit a permanent Mechanical Technician to join our maintenance team at our Chirnside Plant.

THE ROLE: You will be responsible for day-to-day engineering and maintenance activities; ensuring work is carried out to the highest standards and maximising machine efficiencies. Key aspects of this role include maintaining, repairing or replacing, where appropriate, all mechanical equipment throughout the plant.

THE CANDIDATE: In order to be considered for this role, you will have complete a relevant time served apprenticeship/HNC or equivalent and live within a commutable distance of the Chirnside Plant.

You will have a demonstrable mechanical background ideally gained from within a manufacturing environment.

You will be experienced in machine tool operation and be capable of working to engineering drawings. You will also have proven experience of fabrication, pipe fitting and welding mild and stainless steel, using TIG, MIG and MMA processes.

A basic knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, steam and condensate systems would be advantageous. IT literate, you will ideally have experience with maintenance management systems.

Experience of condition monitoring and planning preventative maintenance is also desirable.

Safety tops our priorities therefore it is essential that you bring with you a safety mindset and will take a proactive and disciplined approach in adhering to all safety systems and processes. You will be highly motivated with a demonstrable track record of using your own initiative, working to high tolerances and working as an effective team member. Extensive training will be provided.

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Mechanical Technician position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to a short online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

Job reference: MC2272