Crest Solutions have a current opening for a Maintenance Specialist to join our team.This role will be a secondment for a 11 month period.


Reporting to the Engineering Systems Team Lead - Packaging


The chosen candidate would typically be accountable for the following activities (but not exclusively);

·        Take a specialist approach to maintenance and fault-finding issues.

·        Help improve equipment reliability through strategic Preventative and Predictive Maintenance plans.

·        Lead the cross training of maintenance technician.

·        Assist the maintenance planner in the creation and reviewing of site PM’s and associated Job plans.

·        Assist with the creation of new standard works associated with line set ups & change overs.

·        Act as shift technician cover if required.

·        Manage the apprentice program with in the platform – sign off of sheets etc.

·        Carry out improvement programmes under the direction of associated discipline Engineers.

·        Participate / Lead maintenance related RCA’s.

·        Provide support to project implementation i.e. commissioning.

·        Assist in the setting up of project to maintenance handovers and the integration of such into maintenance systems.

·        Act as delegate for Engineering System Team Lead.

·        Assist in the measurement and tracking of maintenance KPI’s.

        Principal qualifications/skills and work experience required:

·        Completed Electrical or Mechanical Trade Qualification.

·        Experience in a GMP manufacturing facility.

·        Previous experience with maintenance of Packaging Lines.

·        Ability to work on own initiative & judgement with minimal supervision.

·        Relevant working knowledge of a regulated industry and GMP.

·        A high degree of computer literacy.


     Desired Characteristics:

·        Previous experience working with a CMMS preferably Maximo.

·        Previous experience working on Cognex Vision Systems/Domino Printers/Nordson Glue machine/Q-Code vision system/Sidel(Cermex) case packers/Baush & Strobel Vial labeller/FANUC Robots & Cobots.

·        Demonstrate Commitment, Engagement and Accountability at all times.

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