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Maintenance Charge-Hand

date posted 28/12/17

Sector Manufacturing and Production

Rate of Pay: Negotiable

Location: Ballymena

Job Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Hours per week: 40

Working hours: Continental shift pattern

Job Type: Permanent

Job Criteria:


  • Electrical/Engineering NVQ level 3
  • Previous PLC experience
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and willing to take on board new ideas
  • An in-depth knowledge of mechanical (pneumatics, welding and hydraulics) and preferably, electrical activities


  • Previous experience at a managerial level
  • Experience working within a FMCG, particularly in relation to poultry/meat

Job Duties:

  • Maintain and service all equipment in area of responsibility
  • Effectively manage the maintenance team in line with key company policies & procedures
  • Maintain production machinery to ensure operations are running efficiently and effectively
  • Liaise effectively with all departments within the overall factory site
  • Report any disciplinary issues to the Electrical Engineer Manager
  • Ensure breakdowns are attended immediately, and that machinery is repaired effectively to allow production to continue
  • Minimise breakdowns through preventative maintenance and control
  • Manage all health and safety issues, including job safety training, accident reporting and investigation and hazard training
  • Work in a manner that actively seeks to reduce any negative environmental impact in relation to the processes and procedures operating within your area and across the wider business e.g. reduction of waste, recycling etc.
  • Carry out and comply with all company policies, procedures and instructions

Benefits include:

  • Car Park
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Pension - Hourly 1% by employee & 1% by employer / Salaried 3% by employee & 4% by employer
  • Life Assurance - Hourly 2* annual salary / Salaried 4* annual salary
  • Holidays - working a 5 day week = 33 days Inc. of Christmas day - this will be pro-rated depending on shift patterns
  • Factory Shop
  • Company Discount
  • Company Support
  • Wellbeing weeks held twice a year

Additional Information:

This Maintenance Charge Hand position is in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

For more information regarding this role please call us on 028 2542 0140 or 028 9032 2511 and ask to speak to Nichola Waide.


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