Reference : 567285

Mechanical Craft Person

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom LEICESTERSHIRE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/12/2019

Who are we ?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced maintenance person to join our passionate and knowledgeable engineering team as the Mechanical Craft Person. This exciting role will see you help us to ensure we maintain the world class safety and world class reliability of our production equipment, utilising your current apprentice learnt skills plus the chance to gain new modern maintenance techniques.

You will join our large on site engineering department as a key member of the maintenance team working 08:00-16:00 Monday to Friday.

What will you be doing in the role?

In the role as Mechanical Craft person you will;

  • Ensure that all plant equipment is maintained safely and for the safety of others.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance ensuring high standards are kept to maximise plant reliability.
  • Carry out maintenance and walk round inspections raising work orders to complete highlighted remedial work and giving feedback of all work completed.
  • Daily interaction with machine operators discussing issues and understanding machine performance as well as passing on knowledge.
  • Be involved in root cause analysis and continuous improvements.

Am I what you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Mechanical Craft person specifically it is important that you have:

  • Ability to work safely using risk assessments and LOTO.
  • Apprentice trained qualification.
  • Ideally HNC level (dependant on experience).
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office & CMMS software.
  • Team player (One team).

What about the business you’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based dry lining systems and products.

In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

No Agency CV’s please.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).