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Maintenance Technician (Manufacturing) 

Position: Weekend Servicing Technician 
Location: Llantarnam, Torfean, Wales 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Shift Pattern: Week 1: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday; Week 2, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 
Hours: 39 hours per week, 06:00 to 16:00 (15:00 finish on a Friday though) 
Salary: £Competitive 

Who Are We? 

At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits, making us one of the key players in the market. We employ circa 1,800 people around the UK, with the majority of our workforce being based at our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool. 

We had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we've have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. 

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us this amazing journey we are proud to announce that we have completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s. This will only increase our baking capabilities across a number of brand new sweet & savoury categories 

What are we all about? 

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun. 

Why work as part of our team? 

We are looking for a self-motivated and dedicated Weekend Servicing Technician in our Engineering Department, who are seeking a challenging and rewarding role at the heart of our business at our Llantarnam manufacturing site. Successful individuals will be provide a timely and effective planned maintenance service to our customer in production whilst ensuring safety, quality and hygiene standards are met. The hours of work are 39 per week covering 4 days from Thursday to Monday. 

What does your typical day look like? 

Carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan contained within the CMM. Attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required, via the CMMS. 

Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications. Maintain and help improve health and safety standards and ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising and controlling risks to themselves and others. 

Undertake training as required to further enhance individual’s skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front-line operations remains effective and efficient. 

Train others so that they are able to carry out their expected work duties to the required standards. Identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem-solving skills, tools and techniques. In consultation with the appropriate personnel, be able to correctly prioritise the work load for the overall benefit of the site performance. 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role? 

Time-served Mechanical (and Electrical if Dual Skilled). Minimum of ONC or equivalent in relevant subject areas. 

You may have experience of the following: Weekend Service Technician, Service Technician, Maintenance Technician, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, Production Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, etc.