Multi-skilled Maintenance

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Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Neptune Quay, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group are looking for a Multi-Skilled technician to join our maintenance team. 


The job holder will ensure plant and machinery across site are available and reliable by proactively seeking to reduce plant downtime through due diligence. To assist in the reduction of downtime, SMED, continuous improvement initiatives, health and safety and project work.  


Principal accountabilities shall include but not be limited to:

  • Work consistently within the remit of all company policies and procedures (Health and Safety, Quality, H.R. & environmental).
  • Ensure full compliance to the Company’s quality / environment standards (ISO 14001etc) and also any legislation applicable to our operations (HSE, waste, COSHH etc.)
  • To carry out when requested Process Setup of equipment and assists in all SMED activities
  • To carry out planned maintenance to the required standard and reactive maintenance when required.
  • To be able to coordinate and cooperate with production supervision on a day to day basis, to ensure the smooth running and availability of plant and equipment.
  • To actively support and engage in continuous improvement projects and ensures the sustainability of these activities through promotion of best operational practices.
  • Continuous promotion of best H&S practice by coordinating audits, assist in SOP reviews. 
  • To proactively help reduce function accident statistics.
  • To carry out project works assigned to schedule.
  • Continuous promotion of best practice H & S by co-ordinating audits, SOP reviews, quality, and accident/incident investigation.
  • From time to time may be required to work at other Bridon sites.


The job holder will need to:

  • Educated to City & Guilds level or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.
  • Set up and adjust machines, processes and equipment using SMED
  • Fit and assemble metal parts, tools or sub-assemblies.
  • Dismantle faulty equipment and assemblies and repair or replace defective parts.
  • Check accuracy and quality of finished parts, tools or sub-assemblies.
  • Working within preventative maintenance schedules to keep plant running effectively.
  • Experience of working effectively within small teams in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of doing general checks on machines.


Our desireable capabiltiies are:

  • Knowledge and implementation of both mechanical and electrical disciplines.
  • Good understanding of PLC’s and the ability to fault find with basic knowledge of programming.
  • Results driven, demonstrate high levels of motivation and commitment. 
  • Welding capabilities.
  • Sound proven practical experience of continuous improvement tools and communication skills to ensure a successful.
  • Good understanding of HSE and Quality policies and their practical application.


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Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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