Senior Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Senior Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Salary: $0 - $100000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-27
Reference: JO-1909-13006
Contact Name: Andy Mansoori
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: September 27, 2019 11:40

Job Description

You will be working for the Global market leader who's focus is on innovation and the customer experience.

The Senior Reliability Maintenance Engineering (RME) Technician will have a significant impact on customer experience. The Senior RME Technician will have the ability to lead other Engineering Technicians, design solutions for challenging problems, able to manage outside contractors, be on call for emergencies, to handle multiple projects and daily activities, and meet tough time lines. The Senior Technician will develop plans on how to accomplish engineering departmental goals.The Senior RME Technician will be responsible for the leadership/development and coaching of the team. Performance Management will be carried out by the Senior RME Technician. 

Responsibilities will include:

To provide supervision and leadership to Maintenance Technicians

To develop training plans for direct reports

To carry out Performance Reviews

To develop and deliver Preventive Maintenance programs

To install, maintain, and troubleshoot all FC systems including power distribution, automated material handling equipment, conveyance, packaging machines, labelling machines, HVAC and all other operational equipment.

Experience in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting any of the following: relay logic, ladder diagrams, controls components, sensors & scanners, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, solenoids, servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, sorters and encoders

Preferably with experience working on PLC's and PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot ladder logic, components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules, and devices) and communications modules (Ethernet)

To act as an ambassador for safety within the team and to promote safe working across the site

To repair and maintain Bus Systems for example profibus, asibus

To mentor technicians by motivating, providing guidance and directions to help them achieve their goals

To develop and maintain a good working relationship across all levels in the organisation

Ability to provide enriched feedback to enhance individual performance

Ability to prioritize and manage resources under high pressure


Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines with at least 5 years' experience in automation or complex MHE environments. Material handling equipment
Formal trade qualification as Fitter/Turner with REL (D-Class), or

A-Class Electrical including hands-on experience in a maintenance focussed role,

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize many different projects and workload

Solid foundational knowledge of PLC based controls systems.

Experience using CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) to plan proactive maintenance and record reactive tasks.

Understanding of OEE and equipment performance metrics. Overall Equipment Effectiveness)

Knowledge of Statutory Compliance requirements.

Experience in mentoring and developing junior technicians.

Experience of contractor management.

Proven ability to troubleshoot under high pressure.

Ability to communicate (written & verbal) in English.

Ability to work shifts in a 24/7 environment.