Royal Mail

Automation Maintenance Technician

Company: Royal Mail
Contract: Full Time
Salary: In this role your potential earning will be over £40,000 per annum
Region: London
Location: Leeds LS10 1SE

Royal Mail are now recruiting Automation Maintenance Technician at Leeds Mail Centre, Leodis Way, Leeds, LS10 1AZ.
Job reference number 279675

In this role your potential earning will be over £40,000 per annum

Salary: £40,000 per annum, plus night shift allowance of £5000 per annum pro rata, 22.5 days annual leave, with bank holidays, and a defined contribution pension scheme. You’ll also receive a weekend supplement for Saturday (£50 per attendance) and Sunday (£100 per attendance) as part of your shift attendance.  You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1,500

The successful candidate will be required to follow the location’s shift rotation system of early, late and night shift, with some degree of voluntary flexibility to meet Royal Mail 24/7 operational needs on occasion, including voluntary overtime coverage and occasional shift pattern flexibility.

Further opportunities for ‘adhoc’ overtime may also be available.

The Role

Shift attendance equates to 40 hours per week - Full time.

Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of automation assets through completion of effective maintenance procedures.

 Key aspects of the role include:

•    Perform maintenance tasks, including preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance. 
•    Performing continuous improvement activities.
•    Provide effective and efficient support to the Engineering Manager, Maintenance Team Leads, completion of end of shift reports, fault logging and data entry.
•    Identify the root cause of automation breakdowns and prioritize corrective actions to meet operational processing requirements.

•    Monitor equipment performance and improve automation outputs in collaboration with operational stakeholders.
•    Identifying and working on Continuous Improvement projects, conception to implementation ownership, for machinery in the Hub/ Mail Centre.
•    Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team to achieve common goals.

About you

As an experienced multi-skilled engineer you’ll be qualified in electrical and mechanical engineering (minimum ONC Electrical Engineering / NVQ Level 3 – or equivalent). Understanding Health & Safety legislation, you’ll have first-hand experience of maintaining automation equipment, ideally Programme Logic Controllers (PLC), along with a flexible approach and the ability to communicate complex issues effectively.

A Driving licence is essential.

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