Mechanical Maintenance Jig Technician

  • Job Reference: AGS14982
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2018
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Allan Stevenson
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  • Telephone: 01642 718936

Job Description

MSS People are currently working with an Automotive client based in Sunderland who require a Mechanical Maintenance Jig Technician, you would be responsible for responding to technical issues affecting production & maintaining mechanical services, equipment & machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide immediate support in the event of breakdowns.

Proactively work to reduce machine downtime.

Setting of equipment to meet weekly production requirements.

Isolation and de-isolation of equipment in accordance with company's procedures to allow machinery to be worked upon safely.

Servicing & maintenance of mechanical equipment & services in accordance with current regulations

Execute Planned Preventative Maintenance and provide feedback to develop system

Jig tuning and machining using lathes and milling machines

Work and liaise with a range of internal departments and external suppliers

Confirm work done into Maintenance Management System (FMDR) complete with technical feedback

Where necessary provide input into CapEx feasibility studies

Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety, environment and quality management systems

Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development

Liaise with stores to identify relevant and correct stock items, ensuring all spare parts etc. are booked out in the correct manner.


The Person:

Work within 5S methodology to maintain the workplace to a high standard

Applicants should possess the ability to work efficiently and accurately, to prioritise workload, be self-motivated, and work on your own initiative with a clear focus on quality.

Prioritise workload with the relevant Supervisor.

A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes are essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

Minimum of one year’s experience in the relevant discipline

Level 3 Engineering qualification is essential.


For a confidential chat about the role, please get in touch with Allan Stevenson