Plant Team Member

About the role:

As a Skilled Plant Team Member within the plant maintenance team, you will play a vital part in keeping our operation running smoothly by servicing, repairing and overhauling our facility equipment and infrastructure. Ensuring delivery of all aspects of Occupational Safety, including the requirements of Health and Safety, COSHH, Fire Precautions and other legislation. You will be expected to meet the targets set by the plant team leader to ensure KPIs on PPM are met and reactive faults are dealt with in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities include:
*Work to the instructions of the Team Leader, undertake any work as required, subject to competence *Advise the Team Leader of all work arising, and any difficulties encountered
*Assist in the development of routine maintenance instructions and schedules
*Plan daily routine workload and repairs arising to enable completion of maintenance work within the specified time
*Servicing, maintenance, repair and overhaul of plant installations, components, buildings and infrastructure to Northern work standards and specifications as allocated by the Team Leader
*Carry out work in connection with new works contracts for small installation/modifications to plant equipment *Fault diagnosis
*Always keep place of work and storage facilities clean and tidy
*Liaise with the Team Leader to determine the workload priorities, ensure that the work is progressed   About you:  
*Apprentice trained or NVQ level 3 (minimum, desirably electrically bias) 
*Practical ability and understanding of plumbing, building, mechanical and electrical principles, plant, systems and techniques, including schematics (air, hydraulic and electrical)
*Demonstration of ability to successfully complete further competency training as required                     *Able to operate mechanical/electrical appliances
*Able to read and understand technical and safety related instructions
*Demonstrate ability to work on own initiative
*Good communication skills, both written and oral
*Good interpersonal skills  

This is a Safety Critical post.

For further information about the role, please contact:
John Dickson Q&F Manager Email:

About Northern:

We are transforming and we are on the lookout for smart, forward thinking and motivated people to join us on our journey. You'll help us to grow our business during this exciting time, shaping rail travel in the North and providing our customers with a service to be proud of. If this sounds like you, then you're in the right place. We've got lots of great things planned and we need more like-minded people, contributing fresh ideas, passion and commitment to bring our vision to life. You'll be joining a business that values its people, where hard work is rewarded, and development and progression ensure we retain and attract the very best talent. Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every day. Our aim is to connect people to opportunities by providing a reliable and friendly train service. We have made significant progress since we started but there is much more that we want to achieve.

Benefits and Rewards:

By working as part of the Northern team, you will receive the following benefits:
*Free Travel on Northern services for you and your family*
*75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services*
*Pension Scheme *A generous holiday entitlement
*Maternity and Paternity Benefits - above the statutory minimum
*Full uniform for frontline facing roles
*Employee Assistance Programme - operating 24/7, giving a wide range of advice, support and useful information for employees
*And many more!
*Terms and conditions apply

Our selection Process:

Our selection processes are designed to make joining Northern as smooth as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you're the right person to deliver a great service to our customers, but also to make sure we're also the right team for you. Northern is an equal opportunities employer and a promoter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Your on-line application:

The first thing you need to do is complete our online application form and tell us a little bit more about yourself. Once we have all your details, we will be back in touch to let you know what to expect.