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Maintenance Technician


Nuneaton, GB, CV10 7RS

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Warehouse Ops
Work Location:  Office based

Maintenance Technician



The Project Maintenance Technician supports with the delivery of technical projects and technical support for both MHE and Building Services for their daily activities on behalf of the Technical Development team whilst achieving first class levels of Health and Safety compliance and customer satisfaction.


This role requires flexible working hours to meet the demands of individual projects, which may include shift working for which a premium will be paid for the duration worked, however the role is predominantly a dayshift role.


About the role


You’ll be working closely with the Technical Supervisor on a range of technical projects across our Nuneaton site, which vary widely in scope, so the work will be varied and interesting!


With the size of RS’s operation, we are constantly improving our warehouse automation, so will be tapping into your relevant industrial electrical experience and ideally some ability to work with PLCs.


You will be responsible for being a key point of contact for 3rd parties working on site, so previous experience managing contractors would be an advantage, as well as experience of maintaining a safe working environment for all.




Financial Responsibility
•To have an overview and understanding of the site facilities Revenue budget including what impact you have upon it through your role.

Problem Solving
• Demonstrates proven experience of Continuous Improvement problem solving to ensure effective root cause analysis

Decision Making
• To work with the Site Management team to support in the site-wide culture

Planning & Organising
• Coordinate internal/external resource to ensure business needs are met
• Management of external contractors in order to maximize work  and reduce overall costs
• Assisting the Technical Project Manager with the development and implementation of the CAPEX budget across the UK Geography

• Peer Group/ employees at a similar level in other areas of the business
• Ensure the company policies regarding holidays, grievance and absenteeism are adhered to
• Internal daily contacts include all internal business customers.

• Communicate with team to convey and share information, check understanding, etc.
• Effectively dealing with Customer Queries
• Deal with Internal Customer complaints and advising of time scales

• Deal with and discuss projects, service and maintenance requirements with external contractors


What we are looking for from you:


  • Previous experience in a similar industrial environment
  • Able to interpret electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and PLC drawings and schematics
  • Knowledge of H&S legislation.
  • Relevant H&S qualifications (IOSH, NEBOSH or equivalent)
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office and Agility.
  • Ability to coach and lead on technical issues / problem solving.
  • Recognised trade qualification ONC or equivalent
  • Experience of working within a time critical, distribution/operational/manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of managing contractors.


We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?




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