Role Title: Maintenance Technician Apprentice


Tekmar Energy

Reports to:

Process and Maintenance Manager

The Role

Reporting directly to the Process and Maintenance Manager, the apprentice will work as part of the maintenance/facilities and process team taking responsibility for both reactive and proactive maintenance and process related tasks. This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to enhance their knowledge and experience, work as part of a brilliant team and grow their career with Tekmar.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify faults, repair & report as required
  • Planning & undertaking planned preventative maintenance
  • Respond to breakdowns using our TekDat app
  • Control mould tool storage area
  • Submission of work completion reports, via our maintenance app
  • PPM’s & reactive work to facilities & factory assets
  • Work closely with subcontractors whilst promoting safe work practises
  • Set-up new & existing aluminium mould tools ready for production
  • Monitor production process & work with production to overcome issues
  • Working closely with the Process Manager setting the process & driving improvements
  • Conduct internal HSE internal audits & report findings
  • Champion 5S around the factory

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working with / maintaining polyurethane dispensing machine
  • Experience working with hydraulics, pneumatics & gear pumps
  • Basic electrical skills
  • Pro-active approach to Quality and Safety
  • Bench working skills
  • Able to read technical drawings
  • COSHH Awareness

Skills & Qualifications

  • GCSE’s (English & Maths) min Level 4 / Grade C
  • IOSH Managing safety or equivalent
  • NVQ Level 3 in mechanical maintenance / working toward or equivalent experience

Behavioral Competencies

  • Communication Skills – effectively communicates and interacts with all employee levels and customer base
  • Analytical Thinking – thinks analytically, logically, thoroughly, and has an eye for finding the solution to a problem
  • Attention to Detail – strong focus on the detail to deliver high quality results right first time
  • Organisation – able to organise self and workload, and understands when and how to prioritise tasks
  • Taking initiative – can act on own initiative, sees and understands what needs doing and acts upon it


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Closing date for applications: 22 July 2022