Maintenance Technician

Oxford, Oxfordshire
11 days ago
Full time role


YASA was founded on the principle that small, light electric motors would play a growing role in meeting both the ...

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Job Description

Maintenance Technician, Oxford. 


YASA, a Mercedes Benz group company, is leading the way in EV Motor Revolution with YASA Axial Flux Technology. Our motor is more powerful, lighter, and smaller than the current technology used in competitor Electric Vehicles.


We supply a number of world-leading OEMs in the automotive industry with innovative powertrain solutions based on our axial-flux electric motors and controllers.


YASA’s culture, technology, and market opportunity attracts world-class talent. We are always looking for motivated people who enjoy the challenges and opportunities of working in a fast-growing company and who possess a strong ‘can-do’ attitude as part of a close team.

The Role:

The Maintenance Technician will be providing mechanical and electrical support on a hi-tech, automated assembly line. We are looking for a hard-working enthusiastic individual who is keen to work in a dynamic and exciting fast-moving environment.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Repairing faults as the first port of call for machine breakdowns
  • Providing technical support to achieve production output standards
  • Plan and execute pro-active preventative maintenance programs to minimise downtime
  • Work from mechanical, schematics drawings to assist with fault finding
  • Advise on technical issues, liaising with engineers and the production team as well as supporting continuous improvement activities
  • Monitor machine performance.


Skills and experience required:

  • Qualified to 17th Edition level or equivalent, with a good knowledge of fault finding and repair in electrical and mechanical
  • Proven previous experience working within a manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience with PLCs, pneumatic and hydraulic systems as well as robotics
  • IT literate and able to navigate systems easily
  • Organised and self-motivated with a safety awareness of electrical, compressed air and pressurised systems
  • UK driving license and be available to support visits to supplier sites.


  • Previous experience in an automotive environment
  • Experience of working within IATF16949 quality system environment


  • Discretionary bonus / 28 days’ holiday / Pension scheme / Private medical plan with Bupa and 4 x death in service / Company car scheme / Other benefits include a cycle-to-work scheme, flexible working hours, and monthly social activities.

YASA was founded on the principle that small, light electric motors would play a growing role in meeting both the ...

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