Maintenance Technician


Not Specified, United States Full-time in Engineering
    • Job ID 1450894

    Job Description

    Pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch: Convatec is a global medical products and technologies company, focused on solutions for the management of chronic conditions, with leading positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence care, and infusion care. With around 10,000 colleagues, we provide our products and services in almost 100 countries, united by a promise to be forever caring. Our solutions provide a range of benefits, from infection prevention and protection of at-risk skin, to improved patient outcomes and reduced care costs. Group revenues in 2022 were over $2 billion. The company is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index (LSE: CTEC). To learn more about Convatec, please visit

    We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right.

    Job Summary

    You will be required to perform pro-active and reactive maintenance on electro-mechanical processing and packaging machinery therefore a multiskilled engineering background is essential. A strong ability to apply troubleshooting techniques to maintain the smooth running of the production process and uphold the highest quality standards. Work as part of a team and as an individual in a fast-paced maintenance department. Embrace and drive Convatec’s core mission, values and priorities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Adhere to all company Health & Safety policies and practice.

    • Perform reactive and proactive maintenance on a variety of packaging and process equipment.

    • Carry out regular maintenance, PPMs and reactive, where directed.

    • Troubleshoot breakdowns across a range of equipment to provide minimal downtime.

    • Support Line Leaders and Production to facilitate production efficiency.

    • Maintain documentation to provide historical records of breakdowns and PPMs.

    • Ensure all required paperwork is kept maintained and up to date throughout the department.

    • Identify spares requirements and maintain stock levels as needed.

    • Operate in a safe manner, always ensuring, any risk to self and others, is kept to a minimum.

    • Work with production to facilitate optimum running time of lines.

    • Communicate technical & operational issues, quickly & effectively to relevant departments.

    • Attend maintenance handover meetings. Update Maintenance Information boards, communicate all information regarding work completed, lessons learned and handover requirements.

    • Lead projects and improvements and meet due dates.

    • Identify and implement productivity and continuous improvements to enhance machine/process performance, and to improve business efficiencies.


    Craft technician qualifications in an appropriate Engineering Discipline, or equivalent experience.

    • Time Served Apprentice.

    • Mechanical and electrical skills.

    • ONC/HNC/NVQ Level 3 Engineering and Maintenance.

    • Experience of processing, packaging machines.

    • PLC and inspection camera system knowledge.

    • 18th Edition wiring regulations.

    Key Requirements

    • Production or Process Maintenance Engineering experience in a complex manufacturing organization within fast-paced manufacturing environments.

    • Ability to diagnose and rectify PLC and controls issues throughout the business.

    • Experience of inverter, servo, DC drives.

    • Worked with circuits from 415 to 24VDC power & control.

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze technical problems, develop appropriate solutions and implement those solutions through effective business plans.

    • Understanding of mechanical and electrical aspects of engineering.

    • Broad knowledge and understanding of production and engineering challenge to the MedTech or Pharmaceutical industry and associate regulations.

    • Must be flexible with the ability to adapt to change quickly.

    • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency.

    • Proficiency in standard software applications used within ConvaTec i.e., Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint), SAP.

    • Ability to work to engineering drawings but also have the ability to fault find and diagnose faults without using engineering drawings.

    Shift Pattern

    39 hours, Double Days shift pattern; Monday – Friday: 05:55 – 14:00 & 13:55 – 22:00.

    Working environment

    This role is shopping floor-based covering three manufacturing units.

    Our progress will give you countless opportunities to move forward too. Seek out new challenges, and you’ll find them. Stretch your thinking, and you’ll find new ways to make an impact. And if you embrace the opportunity to drive your own growth, you could go further, and achieve more, than ever before.

    This is a big step forward.

    This is work that’ll move you.

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    Equal opportunities

    Convatec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

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