Job Description

A opportunity has arisen at our Miskin site for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician. This person will play a key role in the day to day operation of our Facilities department, helping to maintain the buildings and associated mechanical plant. The position requires a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who has the ability to work independently or as part of a team.


  • Carry out mechanical maintenance tasks in a timely manner.

  • Provide breakdown response relating to building and plant equipment.

  • Complete planned maintenance tasks to schedule.

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure requirements and timescales are met.

  • Take a proactive approach to the general upkeep of buildings and equipment.

  • Mentor apprentices to help further their knowledge and experience.

  • Maintain records using our electronic maintenance recording system.

Key requirements

  • Mechanical qualification to NVQ/BTEC Level 3 or equivalent.

  • Previous experience in facilities maintenance.

  • Excellent technical knowledge & problem solving skills.

  • Broad mechanical skill set.

  • Experience with HVAC system maintenance and breakdowns.

  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety practices.

  • Good standard of computer literacy.

  • Full driving license.

Desirable requirements

  • Forklift licence.

  • IPAF 3a & 3b.

  • Basic carpentry and plumbing skills.


The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and will take a proactive approach to the maintenance of our site and associated equipment. They will have the ability to quickly diagnose faults, and using appropriate techniques, administer repairs in a timely manner while maintaining excellent standards of health and safety and housekeeping. They will be self-motivated, able to work alone or as part of a team and will demonstrate initiative and attention to detail. Flexibility is key in order to work across the many aspects which make up the facilities operation. Previous experience with mentoring apprentices is desirable, as we continue to educate and train our future maintenance team.

Opportunities for career development and training

  • Job specific training such as forklift training and IPAF will be provided.

  • Opportunities for further training and courses exist.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a Homeworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6427 Facilities Technician (Open)


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