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Maintenance Technician


Job Description:

Maintenance Assistant

Weds-Sat DAY shift – 7am-7pm (Tuesday overtime available x1.25)

Location - Dunstable

Salary - £24,000 - £27,000

Benefits – 22days + 8 bank holidays, bonus scheme, training, development, pension

The Company

Our client is a leading manufacturer of food products who have been established for over 35 years. This family-owned business is a real success story and has multiple sites.

Their site in Dunstable produces a number of different high-quality products and supplies into all of the major multiples, their group turnover peaks at £130m. The business has major growth plans and has recently seen a significant investment across their sites and are also looking to enhance their capacity on site with the introduction of new production lines in the coming years.

Due to their continued growth, they have been able to increase their team size within engineering and are looking for a maintenance assistant to join their established team. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress in to becoming a maintenance engineer.

The Role

As the maintenance assistant you will be supporting the maintenance engineers on crucial planned work to keep the site running at full capacity for all mechanical planned maintenance on production lines on site during shutdown This will include periodic checks, changes and improvements.

Mechanical components will include:

  • Oil changes
  • Checking oil levels
  • Greasing bearings
  • Lubricating parts
  • Cleaning parts – shafts, rollers, belts
  • Changing filters on panels
  • Changing filters in silos
  • Removing guards and rebuilding
  • Rebuilding seals
  • Checking springs
  • Changing blades
  • Checking the stores for parts – replenishing parts from suppliers
  • Setting of machines
  • Working in the workshop on rebuilds

The Candidate

To be successful in your application for a maintenance assistant you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications:

  • Ideally have a level 2 engineering qualification
  • A desire to progress technically
  • A positive can-do attitude

If you’re interested please apply online, send your CV to [email protected]

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.   

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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    pension + training + overtime + benefits

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet