Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: C221115F
  • Date Posted: 15 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Pharmaxo
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  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: £27,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bens
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

About us

Our companies produce life-changing medicines, provide much needed healthcare services to the most vulnerable and develop innovative biotechnology products. Our customers are found in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors.

Your role

You will be responsible for performing a variety of technical tasks to maintain various systems and constructions including the maintenance of pumping, weighing, air conditioning and testing equipment across a pharma and cGMP site for manufacturing aseptically prepared medicines.

Your duties & responsibilities

  • Take part in a working week rota based on 0830-1700 days including a minimum of 1 Saturday per month and on call.
  • Attend training and refreshers pertinent to role and skills.
  • Inspecting buildings, equipment, and systems to identify any issues.
  • Repairing faulty equipment units to known standards of work.
  • Developing and implementing preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Managing heating and plumbing systems to guarantee functionality.
  • Planning and scheduling repairs.
  • Conducting periodic quality checks on equipment and systems to ensure everything is up to standard.
  • Performing general maintenance tasks.
  • Helping develop and implement the budget for the maintenance department.
  • Maintaining the inventory records for equipment and supplies.

The skills & attributes you will bring

  • Understand the need to work to safe systems and proficient in use of LOTO systems and practise safe methods of work.
  • Relevant NVQ L2 or above.
  • Experience in GMP / Pharma environments advantageous
  • Experience performing running test and diagnostics
  • Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance, or a relevant field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical and mechanical system fault finding.
  • Advanced understanding of general maintenance procedures and techniques.
  • Physically capable and available to work overtime including weekends, public holidays, and evenings.
  • Effective problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be well-organized and can prioritise tasks.
  • Previous experience of CMMS (eMaint or similar) is advantageous.
  • Previous experience of working in clean room environments preferable.


  • 29 days of holiday per annum (including bank holidays)
  • Company bonus scheme profit related and paid quarterly as a % of quarterly salary (post probation, non-contractual, subject to eligibility)
  • Pension - you will be auto enrolled after 3 months of employment at 5%. You can opt to contribute 6%, to which the employer will contribute 8%
  • Life assurance at 8 times your salary with a max of £200,000


This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The post holder will be required to be flexible and take on projects and responsibilities as the company grows.

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