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Maintenance Fitter (Nights)

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an Maintenance Fitter to join our friendly team working on night shifts. 

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate will get a shift allowance plus a company van.

A typical day working for Packed Products as the Maintenance Fitter will include:​

  • Improving the safety, quality and productivity standards on site – I will be responsible for my own and my team's safety in accordance with current health and safety regulations​

  • Engaging in preventative and reactive maintenance across site and working in close unison with machine setters to optimise production output​

  •  Completing all maintenance inspections (PPM’S) and routines as scheduled, including recording and reporting aligned to best in class performance as per skills matrix​

  • Logically prioritise planned and unplanned maintenance activities to maximise the machine Availability loss within OEE​

  • Working collaboratively with operational personnel to maximise machine throughput and reliability​

  • Using recognised fault diagnosis techniques to determine root cause and affect a sustained countermeasure to eliminate repeat failures – Plan, Do, Check, Act​

  • Analysing KPI data to optimise performance and reliability through the implementation of robust improvement processes​

  • Completing all documentation relating to safety, performance, availability and quality requirements within nominated timescales​

  • Managing spares inventory to ensure availability and suggest/implement improvements to the stock management process​

  • Ensuring housekeeping and visual standards are maintained across all production areas in line with health and safety, CI objectives and 5S requirements – being proud of your equipment and working environment​

  • Becoming an Expert machine operator across all machine types ​

  • Delivering localised training commensurate with the production operation; transferring skills, knowledge and behaviours to peers, acting as a lead trainer and mentor for future succession planning. The key is the continuous assessment of training delivered to maintain best in class performance​

  • Adhering to all company rules and policies and showing leadership to positively challenge behaviours and actions that do not meet the Tarmac standards​

  • Maintaining high levels of work performance including attendance, timekeeping and taking pride in your role, both individually and collectively

The Ideal Candidate

The following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:​

  • Time-served electrical/multi-skilled engineering maintenance technician​

  • Minimum Level III (NVQ/BTEC/C&G)​

  • Relevant mechanical qualification​

  • Control systems qualification (Siemens S5/S7)​

  • Relevant H&S qualification​

  • Experience in a high-volume, automated environment​

  • Experience, multi-site maintenance role​

  • Maintenance of relevant machines & equipment​

  • Proficient in the use of RCA processes and the implementation of robust countermeasures​

  • Planning, organising, recording & reporting work activities​

  • Developing and following Risk Assessments, SSoW & Method Statements​


Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


Tarmac Trading Limited


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