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Fluidcare Support Technician

 Full Time
 Site Management & Fluidcare
 UK South

The Fluidcare Area Technician role is primarily responsible for supporting Fluidcare sites for holidays and sickness cover. When the Technician is not covering sites then this time will be equally divided to assist site Fluidcare teams in normal daily operational activities.

Regional cover for UK South will be a key aspect of the role when required by the business, which may include staying away from home if outside of the travel radius of the candidates’
home location.

Tasks

  • To provide holiday & sickness cover for their local Fluidcare Sites.
  • When not covering site holidays & sickness, the area technician must attend the agreed Fluidcare Sites, assisting the Fluidcare team in daily operational activities as per the contracted SCOW.
  • Manage the daily use of fluids on the shop floor efficiently and safely. Maintaining appropriate records using QuakerHoughton data logging systems.
  • Carry out analysis and corrective actions on water-based fluids and apply fluid additions to maintain machine performance.
  • Perform coolant & oil cleanout operations on industrial machinery.
  • Moving of fluids and equipment around the industrial site(s) and offloading/loading of vehicles, using folk lift trucks or similar if required.
  • Liaise with customer shop floor personnel to provide necessary support including site maintenance.
  • Identify site requirements, provide solutions and where possible and suggest ways of continuously improving the services provided to the customer by QuakerHoughton
  • Attend customer site meetings when required and feedback on any issues or concerns.
  • Adhere to all Quaker Houghton Policies and procedures in a professional and courtier manner.

Requirements

  • High safety consciousness – Safety is the core of our culture.
  • Results Driven – Holds self and others accountable for achieving performance objectives.
  • Receptive to change – Seeks opportunities, removes barriers and commits to improvements.
  • Analytical & Problem Solver – Identifies problems and uses available resources to identify a solution.
  • Customer Focus Dedicated to meeting customer expectations and requirements.
  • Able to work as part of a team but be proactive and confident to use initiative when required to work alone.
  • Competent communicator.
  • Background in relevant areas such as engineering, chemical or mechanics.
  • Electric counterbalance Fork truck certification is an advantage.
  • Flexible to job requirements.
  • Computer literate.
  • Full UK Driving License.

Benefits

  • Excellent onboarding and training programs as part of our QH University.
  • Competitive pay with excellent bonus opportunities.
  • Attractive Wellness, CSR, Sustainability, Women Inclusion & Diversity programs.
  • Opportunities to contribute toward the success of the pillar sectors of our world´s economy. Creating value is in our DNA.

Quaker Houghton is the global leader in industrial process fluids, continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminium, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world. Our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next.

Our values:

· Live Safe

· Exceed Customer Expectations

· Drive Results

· Embrace Diversity

· Do Great Things Together

· Act with integrity

Our core values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. Our commitment to these values, in words and actions, builds a safer, stronger Quaker Houghton. They are the fundamental beliefs that guide our internal conduct and our relationship with the outside world.