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Mars UK • United Kingdom

Reliability Technician

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Job Description:

What are we looking for?

  • You'll have worked in a similar role requiring technical skills in mechanical engineering, though this needn't have been confectionary or production based. At least ONC/HNC qualified, ideally with a vocational apprenticeship or experience in lieu of this.

  • As a mechanical engineering technician, you’ll be comfortable working with and diagnosing faults on; Transmission equipment, Pumps, Valves, Heat Exchangers and Conveying systems etc.

  • A background or experience in the following skills is also desirable (not necessarily required); Machine Fitting, Tooling, Welding, Condition Monitoring.

  • Along with the ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams, as a mechanical engineering technician you can also offer; Excellent all-round communication skills in English, The ability to direct and co-ordinate suppliers, Great drive for results.

  • Action Orientated, Drive for Results, Customer Focus, Peer Relationships.

  • Problem solving & Functional/Technical skills.

  • Drawings, Electrical Diagrams, Schematic Reading.

  • Knowledge of the MS Office software, CMMS systems & Electronic Drawing Software.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Carry out planned maintenance activities on our production equipment

  • Manage complex mechanical technical issues anywhere within the factory to maximise production efficiency.

  • Work in adherence to site safety, GMP/GHP standards aligned with operational and technical priorities.

  • Coach and mentor Technicians and Operations associates in technical matters, including new technology, breakdown repair, maintenance tasks and continuous improvement.

  • Diagnose and resolve complex technical issues to root cause.

  • Acquire knowledge of a range of agreed technologies, act as the expert for these technologies to support shift breakdown response and for training purposes.

  • Ensure that all equipment is in a good and safe state to run in line with our asset management strategies.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)

57:43

Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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