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Mechanical Maintenance Technician


We are a leading company in the manufacture of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) making some of the world’s best loved brands like Gillette, Fairy and Oral. We are looking to hire motivated and high calibre experienced time served technicians at our London (West Thurrock) Site. 

This type of role will suit the person who is looking for a career and not a job. We are a build from within company and expect those recruited to want to be developed to move up our pay reward system. To elevate our production systems to high levels of reliability and flexibility, we need to recruit high caliber, experienced technicians at our London (West Thurrock) Site to lead this work within an autonomous team environment.

We have a number of roles across the site for experienced shift and day mechanicsKey Responsibilities Include: 

  • Responding to break downs and production issues on the lines that require agile and flexible mechanical support.

  • Coaching and building technically mastery within the line operations team to solve mechanical failures autonomously.

  • Planned maintenance execution, defect fixing, recording and execution of technical improvements on production lines.

  • Maintaining and continuously improving the Maintenance Work Planning & Scheduling for the department where needed. Constantly looking for ways to improve their equipment, processes and systems.

Please note that shift roles will require line operating responsibilities when needed based on peaks in market demand.

What we Offer You:

Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.

Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/left balance: Competitive holiday allowance, overtime, P&G discount site, staff shop, local event tickets and more.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits package. This includes pension, life assurance, health insurance, a stock ownership scheme and other social benefits.  Regular salary revisions and possible promotions – all in line with your results, performance and potential.  To find more information about our benefits package take a look here:


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be qualified to a minimum of ONC or C&G Part III to NVQ 3 Level.

  • Have proven experience in either process or a production environment related to Fast Moving Consumer Goods or similar industry.

  • Have some experience in the following manufacturing processes including Process pumps, pressure relief valves, gearboxes, chain drives, conveying systems, palletisers, high speed bottling and powder filling lines, control valves, pneumatic logic systems.

  • Hand fitting & Fabrication skills.

  • Experience in carrying out safety risk assessments.

  • Fluent ability to communicate in English.

Just to you know at Procter & Gamble #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. P&G ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process.  

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Job locations:
London, England, United Kingdom Job Type : Full time Job Type: Manufacturing Req No: R000066846
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