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Facilities Technician

Location: Chelmsford Salary: Up to £32000 per annum + Other Benefits
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jordan Tozer

Facilities Technician



Facilities Technician needed for a Manufacturer based in Chelmsford who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Facilities Technician that takes pride in their work undertaking tasks.

The successful candidate would have a relevant qualification within Engineering and have a keen interest in within the Facilities sector.


  • Salary: £32,000
  • 23 day's holiday + Bank Holiday's
  • Fantastic business to work for
  • Pension Plan + other benefits
  • Lots of training available

What the role entails

  • To provide strong, professional knowledge and technical ability to maintain the existing plant and equipment required for the needs of the business
  • To maintain an effective facilities commitment by working a shift cover scheme for maintenance functions for out of hour tasks and breakdowns.
  • To manage and control allocated Total Preventative Maintenance tasks on plant maximising utilisation ensuring any potential risks are identified, managed and proactively communicated to internal customers
  • To ensure all statutory/legal maintenance tasks adhere to company procedures, policies and legal requirements at all times especially compliance to HSE governance and business ethical standards.
  • To partake in the call out facility for total plant emergency and breakdown cover.
  • To ensure controls/alarms/service agreements are maintained with subcontract suppliers ensuring adherence to agreed costs and compliance with company procedures.
  • To ensure support and associated issues with plant are communicated to customers and other members of the facilities group
  • To assist in the development of best practices within facilities by adopting new technology and seeking out and applying continuous improvement techniques

Experience and Qualifications Needed

  • Minimum 5 years experience within a Facilities role is essential preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with water systems, electrical distribution (415v and lower, 11kv knowledge advantageous), fire alarms, air-conditioning, control systems, BMS/Trend systems, process chillers, A/C systems.
  • Electrical apprenticeship, City and Guild qualification and a minimum of NVQ (3) or equivalent in electrical / mechanical engineering is essential
  • Experience in using Microsoft Excel, Word & Trend BMS
  • Knowledge of and adherence to safe working practices in line with HSE policy, Risk Assessment and COSHH procedures
  • Experience of SAP

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Facilities Technician to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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