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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

General Maintenance Technician

Acle, UK
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Company: TMS SEARCH

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum bonus & benefits

Role: General Maintenance Technician (Agriculture)

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Salary: competitive basic, bonus & benefits

Company

Our client was established nearly 20yrs ago and is in the agricultural heartland of Norfolk. The company was formed to provide farmers and processors of combinable crops with a locally based grain merchant.

They are independently owned with core values which reflect their roots from the co-operative sector. They aim to provide the best possible service by meeting their customers' needs through a range of added-value services and products and by successful management of the supply chain.

Role

This role is ideally suited for someone looking to start their career in agricultural machinery maintenance.

What you'll do

As a Grain Store Technician you will perform routine maintenance of equipment/machinery and help troubleshoot and repair any mechanical or electrical problems that might arise.

These might include:

* Industrial electro-mechanical transmissions

* Electric motors, gearbox and belt drives

* Electrical maintenance, changing electric motors, lights,

* Checking isolator function before working on equipment, compressed air safety

On a day to day basis you would be involved with grain coming in and out of the site, processing/cleaning grain and maintenance.

You'll receive training on (if you don't have the certificates already):

* Telescopic handler operator certificate

* Chemical spray certificates PA1, 6, 9 and 12 (basic, hand held, mister, and fixed plant)

* Basic MIG, SMAW welding, compressed gas safety and grinding wheel certificates

* Work at height, confined spaces and first aid certificates

What we'd like you to have

* A can do and positive attitude towards all work and challenges

* Ability to constantly work towards and meet deadlines

* A flexible approach and willingness to undertake extra hours during busy periods

* High level of pride and attention to detail

* Ability to work effectively and efficiently alone and as a team player

* Able to work well under pressure & keen to learn

* Previous experience in agricultural field would be an advantage

* Interest or knowledge of grain handling machines and equipment would be great

This role is a permanent full-time position with some additional hours, occasional weekends and night shifts, so you will need to have a flexible approach to work
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