Maintenance Technician

Location: Carrington
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 38000
Consultant's Branch: Manchester
Reference: Maintenance Technician
Contact Name: andrew spice
Expiry Date: 2022-07-07

Job Description

Reports to:


Depot Manager




Country Manager

Direct reports:



No. of team members                       organizational dependency (unit, plant, department ...)                  


No. of team members                       reporting directly to him/her


The role:


Responsible for ensuring that the depot fixed and mobile assets, have a greater than 95% availability  through both planned and unplanned maintenance, carried out in a safe, efficient and cost–effective manner.


Tasks / Functions / main responsibilities:

Main Responsibilities:


  • To comply with all H&S regulations regarding equipment installations, maintenance and daily inspections and report any operational issues.
  • To ensure that all contract targets are met and all best practices and legal compliances for maintaining equipment  are adhered to at all times.
  • To ensure that all the depots are maintained allowing the facility to be operated at its optimum.
  • To keep the equipment at customer sites in good operating condition
  • First point of contact for unplanned maintenance for Saica owned assets at customer sites
  • Keeps accurate maintenance record keeping against planned and unplanned maintenance work.
  • Complete defect reports in a timely manner and report into the line manager.
  • To plan, follow up and document the preventive maintenance for the equipment.
  • To manage the relationship with maintenance subcontractors
  • Managing subcontractors for invoicing on time and correctly
  • To manage spare parts stock






Specific Tasks: (this list is not exhaustive)


  • To chase subcontractors for daily updates on equipment services
  • To find alternatives to get a repair done
  • To find spare parts alternatives
  • To evaluate current service subcontractors and equipment suppliers
  • Compliance with all Saica Natur administrative policies.
  • To maintain industry sector knowledge, especially Best Available Techniques ( BAT)

Undertake any other duties as requested by their line manager in accordance with the scope and the responsibilities of the role.




Recommended Personal Profile

Academic qualifications

  • Mechanical or electrical engineer qualifications – Essential 

Professional experience

  • 3-5 years in maintenance roles.
  • Significant practical engineering experience
  • Experience of automated equipment including recycling machinery, sortation and conveyor systems
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems


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