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. 
Location: Manchester M4 5AA

Royal Mail are now recruiting for Automation Maintenance Technician at Royal Mail Manchester mail centre, 77 Oldham Road, Manchester, M48 5AA site.

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

Salary: £40,000 per annum, plus night shift allowance and opportunity for overtime,  22.5 days annual leave with bank holidays and a defined contribution pension scheme. A weekend supplement for Saturday (£50 per attendance) and Sunday (£100 per attendance) shift attendance is applicable.  You may be eligible for a welcome bonus of £1,500.

The successful candidate will be required to follow the Manchester's shift rotation system, 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. The role will cover early, late and night shifts., an example shift pattern may be earlies starting at 6am or 7am until 2pm, lates 1:45pm until 10pm and nights midnight ending 7:15am with the fourth week being a rest week with the next rota starting on the Saturday of that week.

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 Leader and Engineering Team Coaches, 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.

You are required to have a full UK driving licence as on occasion you may be asked to travel to other sites.

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