Mechanical Technician (Day Shift)

Operations & Manufacturing Banbury Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

About the role:

To be part of the maintenance team, driving a problem solving and autonomous mindset. Set in a fast-paced environment with good team ethics to deliver against KPI’s.

Key responsibilities of the role:  

  • Take responsibility for carrying out all scheduled maintenance activities.
  • Actively assist in development of Planned Maintenance routines.
  • To be responsible for the continuous monitoring of the processes and associated equipment.
  • To actively lead and participate in CI & GE improvement activities
  • Carry out all required technical duties including any relevant problem solving to minimise unplanned downtime and resolve running issues.
  • Ensure all aspects of maintenance meet Health and Safety requirements.
  • To report plant status and issues during production reviews and handovers as necessary.
  • Promote and improve relevant data gathering and analyse using SAP.
  • Use SAP to drive improvements and engage in improvement projects
  • Ensure all technical documentation is kept up to date and managed correctly.
  • Maintain workshop 5S appearance/cleanliness.


  • Time served apprenticeship in mechanical discipline.
  • Minimum of ONC or equivalent qualification in engineering.
  • Experience and use of SAP maintenance programme
  • Demonstrate good understanding of relevant British and Industry standards for Mechanical engineering.
  • As part of a small working group the successful applicant will be expected to be self-motivated, flexible and prepared to take on a range of responsibilities without the need for supervision.
  • Actively assist in development of Planned Maintenance routine.
  • Sufficient technical knowledge and aptitude to meet the demands of the role.

Additional Information

This role is paying £36-39K dependent on experience and technical expertise.

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.