Mechanical Technician

The Mechanical Technician role is working within the mechanical team to maintain all plant machinery including both proactive planned maintenance and breakdown repair.


  • §To receive instructions from the Shift Supervisors and Maintenance Supervisors to undertake projects and maintenance work in conjunction with other mechanical technicians and engineering personnel.
  • Review repairs from the planned CMMS records to carry out breakdown and planned maintenance tasks.
  • The ability to read and understanding drawings, designs and system schematics to assess equipment, systems performance and evaluate the cause of any malfunctions.
  • Assisting in ongoing process control and quality improvement developments including product trial management and evaluation.
  • Responding to site emergencies to recover and restore production in a timely manner.



  • NVQ level 3 or City and Guilds in Mechanical Maintenance.
  • Completed a mechanical time served apprenticeship.
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic formal training and experience.
  • Knowledge of metal properties and manufacturing.

Working Hours:                     2 x 6am to 6pm, 2 x 6pm to 6am

Working pattern:                   4 on 4 off

Salary Range:                        £34,000 to £39,000 plus Shift Allowance

Reporting to:                         Shift Maintenance Supervisor



Benefits Package:

  • Annual Service/ Attendance Bonus
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work, Tech & Car scheme
  • Wellbeing Support


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Safety is vital for all jobs in BAL; therefore, all candidates must be able to have the ability to follow and initiate safety practices, policies and procedures at all times.