Maintenance Technician

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Date: 5 Jul 2024

Location: Deeside, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Maintenance Technician 
Deeside CH5 2UA

Competitive Salary and Market Leading Benefits 


An engineering professional with experience of mechanical/electrical maintenance, preferably in an environment where hazardous or flammable chemical are handled, you are ready to join a business that is a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands, such as the UK’s favourite Dulux paint, and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK and Europe. We are now recruiting a Maintenance Technician to carry out preventative and reactive maintenance and minimise downtime for our production facility in Deeside.


Maintenance Technician – The Role
•    Implement statutory inspection routines.
•    Carry out preventative & reactive maintenance on plant equipment.
•    Help investigate & find root causes for repeated breakdowns & implement permanent solutions.
•    Undertake routine electrical inspections & complete repairs.
•    Collaborate with colleagues to install & commission new equipment.
•    Ensure all maintenance work is precisely detailed on our maintenance system for full equipment history.
•    Complete work within agreed timescales.
•    Work safely in line with recognised codes & practices.
•    Participate in identifying & executing continuous improvement activities to improve performance.


Maintenance Technician – About You
•    Engineering Apprenticeship NVQ3 – HNC Diploma
•    Possess 18th Edition Wiring Regulations plus Compex Cert Ex01-06.
•    Experience in a maintenance role.
•    Significant experience in an environment where hazardous or flammable chemical are handled.
•    Building facility management support .
•    Proficient MSOffice user.
•    Strong Mechanical craft skills.
•    Strong health & safety awareness.
•    Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key.


Maintenance Technician – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary 
•    Great Company Pension – up to 6% employer contribution, and up to 12% company contribution
•    25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
•    Additional holiday purchase scheme
•    Income protection
•    Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Employee Life Assurance
•    Product discounts 
•    Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!


Maintenance Technician – How to Apply 
We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  Apply online via the link and we will get right back to you.

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

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