Job Title        Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Location:        Borough Green

Report to:        Maintenance Supervisor


Main Purpose of Job:

To carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all mechanical plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that personnel are not exposed to danger from any mechanical plant or equipment, that all guards and safety devices are secure and operational and that all personnel are alert to the dangers when working with or on moving plant or equipment.
  • At all times be aware of and comply with the company safety policy, The Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other safety specific instructions as may be issued by the company from time to time.
  • Co-operate in the operation of the company permit to work system, ensuring that at all times an adequate risk assessment is performed prior to working on steam, compressed air, hydraulic systems, stored energy, materials handling systems, or any other potentially hazardous system or work location and that suitable control measures are employed to minimise all risks to acceptable levels.
  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping both in the workshop and in all areas of the factory.
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor and the Engineering Manager with the content of all local project work, ensuring that all equipment and workmanship is of a high standard.
  • Suggest possible plant modifications and improvements, raising these for discussion and consideration within the maintenance department.
  • Provide ‘hands on’ mechanical support during shutdown periods and the weekly maintenance break. The management reserve the right to restrict holidays during shutdown periods.
  • To ensure sufficient cover for production, shift cover for your colleagues must be provided whenever possible to ensure all Production shifts are supported with one Mechanical Technician per shift. Cover must be organised for holiday, sickness and unforeseen absence.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

The job requires:

  • Time-served maintenance craft team member - ONC / NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent);
  • Working knowledge and experience of pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a plant maintenance/project work;
  • Health and Safety and industry legislation knowledge;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;


As a Company we are looking to integrate certain competencies in the organisation which are:

Action Oriented:

  • Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
  •  Readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning.
  • Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times.
  • Steps up to handle tough issues.


  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Works cooperatively with others across the organisation to achieve shared objectives.
  • Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas.
  • Partners with others to get work done.
  • Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments.
  • Gains trust and support of others.

Ensures Accountability:

  • Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership.
  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
  • Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results

The successful candidate would be offered a competitive salary and benefits.  Full details will be provided on application.

Please submit your CV and covering letter of application to:


HR Department
H+H UK Ltd
Celcon House
TN15 9HZ