Shift Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Title

Técnico de mantenimiento mecánico


Sector de desechos


London, United Kingdom

Job Type


Horario de trabajo

Semana laboral comprimida

Job Description

Changing the way people think about waste. At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we're turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It's a view that's shared by our 10,000+ people around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that's always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull. And it's why we're the UK's No. 1 choice for business waste management. Help us make a difference as a Mechanical Technician based from our site in Edmonton, London, N9 0BD.The hours of work are 4 days on 4 days off, 2 days 2 nights, 12 hr shifts. with overtime available. A quick look at the role. The Mechanical Technician will effectively drive engineering activities at Biffa MBT facility to deliver all operational aspects of the facility. The role holder will be responsible for driving plant availability through ensuring all PPM's, reactive maintenance, engineering and process improvements are carried out and implemented in a timely manner. The role holder will drive best practice on a daily basis through high engineering, compliance and H&S standards.

We are looking for the successful candidate to have familiarity with:

  • Pump operations and working off.
  • Welding.
  • Condition monitoring.
  • PPMs.
  • Understanding and interpreting OEM's,
  • Schematic drawings, layout drawings.
  • Reactive works.CMMS programmes.
  • Hydraulic systems.
  • Lifting operations.
  • Conveyor systems.

Why it's an opportunity not to be wasted. Providing high operational availability, and an efficient breakdown repair service through diagnosis running faults and ensuring effective repairs and improvements are conducted within minimum timescales. Carrying out installation work to the required standards. Ensuring productivity and availability exceeds minimum defined standards, whilst driving best practice and continuous improvement in cost control and processing operations. Developing and implement a programme of planned preventative maintenance and inspection to minimise downtime, provide records of recurrent faulting and develop engineered solutions to these issues. Liaising with internal process engineers, Scada controllers and external contractors on specific repairs/maintenance work. Keeping abreast of changes to Health & Safety, Environmental Legislation and Company Policies to ensure defined standards and best practices are implemented.


Here's what we require: 

  • Engineering Qualification Level 3 City and Guilds/NVQ or equivalent 
  • Previous health and safety training, IOSH HNC/D Mechanical Engineering (desirable) 
  • IOSHH Managing Safely (desirable) 
  • Supervisory experience
  • DSEAR Awareness (desirable) 
  • Proven Welding experience (desirable) 
  • The ability to communicate with conviction, plan with precision and, most importantly, play well with others.


And here's why you'll love it at Biffa. 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching - because if you don't grow, we don't grow. 
  • Generous pension scheme. 
  • Medical and dental scheme. 
  • Retail and leisure discounts. 
  • Holiday and travel discounts. 


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