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Service Technician

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £19 - £25 per hour + + Subject to skill and ability per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Hannah Shirtliffe
  • Contact Email: hannah.shirtliffe@metalis.co.uk
  • Duration: Contract
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2024
  • Job Ref: J1928_1714141703

Job Role: Contract Service Technician

Location: Keighley

Shift: Days Regular and may be required additional hours TBC.

Salary: £19ph - £25+ - Dependant on Experience.



Metalis is currently working with a prestigious manufacturing company who are based in Keighley, who specialise within rail, aerospace, automation and general engineering. The company are looking to hire a Service Technician, on a contractual basis within the company with long term prospects within.

  • Overnight stays are required - not all the tme but as and when needed.
  • Full driving license required.
  • Own tools are desired but not neccessary.



Job Role:

  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance on large CNC Machine Tools.
  • Perform basic testing on all machine systems.
  • Respond to breakdowns, carry out fault diagnosis, and carry out repairs in a safe and timely manner.
  • Provide technical support as part of the service team to assist customers and help minimise machine downtime.
  • Work closely with the customer and site personnel to build relationships and maintain good communication.
  • Plan for and maintain tools, equipment and supplies required to complete the necessary maintenance / repair tasks.
  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities (e.g. on-site repair / servicing, run up testing).
  • Assist in documentation and reports such as post service reports, method statements and quoting.
  • Build-up good in-depth knowledge of different machine aspects to ensure confidence when diagnosing, repairing and testing.
  • Participate and support the company's commitment to health and safety excellence, complying with requirements and legislated obligations.
  • Participate, as required from time to time, in health and safety improvement activities.



Job Requirements:

  • Engineering Certificate or relevant qualification NVQ level 3
  • Ability to demonstrate extensive experience in using own initiative to identify mechanical faults and carry out repairs.
  • Proficient in the disassembly, assembly, and repair of machine tools and components.
  • Understanding of Hydraulics, Pneumatics and CNC Machine Operation
  • Proficient in equipment diagnosis and able to use specialised diagnostic tools and test equipment.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings (Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic)
  • Experience troubleshooting PLC and NC controls (Siemens Preferred).
  • Strong interest in equipment technology as well as mechanical ability.
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively as part of a team, with site personnel and customers, and promote excellent customer relationship at all times.
  • Demonstrate Strong PC skills across the Microsoft Office suite of products and general knowledge of, and comply with, the Health and Safety at Work Act and other legislation.



Personal Attributes and Qualities needed for the role:

  • Self-managed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Honesty, integrity, and a strong desire to succeed.
  • Willingness to learn and develop knowledge of all aspects of machine tools.
  • Ability to create and maintain cooperative team relationships.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, and to work under pressure.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours.
  • Willingness and ability to travel for work.



If this vacancy sounds of interest, please apply today and Hannah will be in touch with suitable applications.