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Maintenance Midweek Technician (3 Shift Rotation)

Job Number:  46880
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Casting UK
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Telford, GB

Work Style: 

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader, this position is responsible for the overall maintenance of plant equipment and facilities ensuring the smooth running of the plant and limit impact on customer demand. The Maintenance Technician will also be responsible for carrying out preventative maintenance tasks to equipment.

Key Responsibilities

The role entails but is not limited to:-

  • To ensure health, safety and environmental procedures are followed during maintenance activities.
  • Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant and adhere to all health and safety environmental requirements.
  • To ensure planned maintenance is carried out in-line with the maintenance plan/schedule and feedback is given when improvements are recognised.
  • To ensure equipment availability is in line with departmental targets.
  • To ensure all activities are accurately captured in the CMMS.
  • To engage in root cause analysis of repeat / major breakdowns and provide reports with suggested improvements.
  • To engineer out previous issues following a continuous improvement mind-set & methodology.
  • To support the internal customers with technical issues Inc. non-breakdown.
  • Attend training when required and adhere to CCUK and Magna standards.
  • To apply 5S methodology in work area and wider factory.
  • To align to departmental and company goals.

To support management with ad-hoc projects as and when required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements



  • Time served apprentice in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum C & G craft qualification / NVQ level 3 qualification in related discipline or equivalent.
  • Willingness to multi-skill.
  • Experience in fault finding from electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and/or hydraulic schematics.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (especially Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • To be able to communicate technical issues to non-technical staff.
  • 5S experience.
  • Qualification in both electrical & mechanical discipline.
  • Educated to HNC/HND in related discipline.
  • Health and safety accreditation.
  • Experience of tier 1 automotive supply.
  • Experience with die casting machines, furnaces, hydraulic presses, conveyors, assembly cells, ABB robots, Siemens PLCs, CNCs, etc.
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems (Agility).


Additional Information

  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Team player and promotes a team approach to problem solving.
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo.
  • Target driven.
  • Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communicator both written and verbally.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organised and able to multi-task.
  • Proactive in approach with a “can do attitude”.
  • Flexibility to travel overseas infrequently
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

Plant conditions necessitate exposure to heat, cold, dust, hot objects, and loud noises within our manufacturing environment. Full Health and Safety training and PPE provided for all conditions.

Due to the 3 shift rotating pattern this position will be eligible for 20% shift allowance on base rate. 

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