Skilled Maintenance Technician

Job role: Skilled Maintenance Technician

Salary: £17.89 per hour (£670.88 for full working week)

Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire

To apply, please email your CV to

What we offer:

  • Hourly rate £17.89
  • 37.5 hours per week, 7.5 hours per day with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break
  • Working days Monday to Friday 6:00 to 14:00
  • Additional working hours plus overtime may also be available
  • 6 month contract

Main roles and responsibilities are:

  • Perform scheduled and reactive maintenance of Fork Lift Trucks 
  • Electrical circuit testing to current regulations
  • Support maintenance of heating and cooling systems 
  • Fabrication of new components with the use of industrial welders, mills, lathes, grinders and saws (training will be given as and when required)
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new plant and equipment.
  • Work effectively and cross function within a team of various trades and skills to complete tasks efficiently and within budget.
  • To work flexible hours in line with maintenance targets and unforeseen breakdowns
  • Support the maintenance team with any other maintenance tasks, as required.


  • Must be time served Mechanical and/or Electrical Craftsman or experience gained post apprenticeship through relevant building maintenance work, to a minimum of City and Guilds level in Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering.
  • Have a good knowledge of current legislations including up to date Health and Safety practices within their profession
  • Ability to use fault-finding techniques to locate faults within various plant and equipment.
  • Full Driving Licence 
  • Have an up to date working knowledge of safe manual handling


  • Skilled in welding and machining 

  • Estates Maintenance

  • Fault finding repair (mechanical or electrical)

  • General building maintenance i.e. carpentry, plumbing, flooring, window fitting etc.

  • Understand and be competent in the practice of electrical isolation procedures.

To apply, please email your CV to

Skilled Maintenance Technician employees will be able to access permanent employee benefits during the time they are working with us to including: entry into our competitive pension provision, discounts on Ford vehicle purchase and free use of our on-site gym facility. 

Ford is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sex, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability.


To find out more about any of 

these vacancies, or to discuss
other opportunities with Ford
Daventry contact us on:

T: 01299 575017