Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Location: Teesside (Thornaby, Stockton on Tees)

We operate a 4 team rotating shift pattern working 3 days on 3 days off, 3 nights on 3 nights off.

Working hours are:

Day: 6am - 6pm

Night: 6pm - 6am 

Salary: £15.76/hour

Due to expansion of the maintenance department, Decorative Panels Furniture Ltd has a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join our team based in Thornaby.

As a Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for completing both planned and reactive maintenance along with assisting with major breakdowns by carrying out root cause analysis. The ideal candidate will have a hands on approach to machine maintenance with a problem solving attitude, providing plausible solutions to prevent re-occurrence of machinery issues and minimise machine downtime.

Candidates who apply should be able to demonstrate relevant qualifications in engineering disciplines and be time-served in a manufacturing or production environment. We operate a 4 team rotating shift pattern working 3 days on 3 days off, 3 nights on 3 nights off. Working hours are between 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am, giving an average working week of 42 hours.

We have a mixture of skills and experience within the existing team which will support the development of new skills and assist in the expansion on your current knowledge. So it is essential to have a proactive and problem solving attitude to add to the strength of the existing team.

We are offering an excellent pay rate over an average working week of 42 hours along with an entitlement of 21.5 days of annual holiday. We have an onsite canteen and vending facilities with parking facilities available in the staff car park. Staff also benefit from buying our products at preferential rates.

Decorative Panels Furniture operates from 270,000 sqft of manufacturing and distribution facilities in Thornaby. As specialists in the production of flat pack furniture, Decorative Panels Furniture has a production capacity of 15,000 boxes per day, making us the largest specialist flat pack producer in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. Part of the Decorative Panels Group, there is a total of 450 skilled employees split between our West Yorkshire and Teesside sites dedicated to the manufacture and distribution of laminated sheet materials, component panels and flat pack furniture.


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