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Equipment Maintenance Technician

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
County Durham
Dependent on experience
Closing date
1 Jul 2023

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Are you an experienced Equipment Maintenance Technician looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently looking for an Equipment Maintenance Technician to join a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in the County Durham area.

As the Equipment Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for calibrating, maintaining, repairing and installing equipment and to provide hands on support to maintain and improve the reliability of the company's equipment on site.


Your duties as the Equipment Maintenance Technician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for carrying out routine maintenance tasks in line with agreed schedule, recording all results and reporting back on any anomalies, whilst adhering to cGMP guidelines.

2. You will respond in a timely fashion to breakdown conditions and work in such a way as to
minimise downtime. This will include providing maintenance cover throughout the working day and, at times, during out of hours working (extended days and weekends).

3. Ensure that spare parts required for the maintenance activities are controlled and ordered in a timescale appropriate to maintaining the toolset uptime. Comply with the internal and external regulatory environment such as procurement, maintaining records, traceability, and confidentiality.

4. Additionally, as the Equipment Maintenance Technician, you will contribute to the development of specific technical projects and have a working knowledge of project management procedures; set up, planning and the execution.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Equipment Maintenance Technician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Educated to HNC level (or equivalent) in a technical subject and hands-on craft skills with the ability to use hand and power tools in the pursuit of maintenance activities is essential for this role.

2. The ability to interpret engineering diagrams, schematics and PID's as well as good problem solving skills with the ability to logically trace faults to their root cause and identify steps to repair the problem.

3. Previous pharmaceutical industry experience would be highly advantageous.

Key Words: Equipment Maintenance Technician | Engineering | Manufacturing | Pharmaceutical | Health and Safety | Production

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

Or any of the social media routes below: 
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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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