• 17 augustus 2018
  • Vacaturennummer lv-65491

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Eygelshoven, Limburg Area, Netherlands

“But I want to know how it REALLY works”.

That’s the trouble with most maintenance technician jobs.
Things are already installed. Somebody else already commissioned it.
You turn up. You keep things ticking over.
But you. You’re curious. It bugs you that you don’t know what’s REALLY going on inside.
You could keep things ticking over.
Or you could join our Engineering & Maintenance team here at A-Gas.

Who we are
We’re the European region of a global gases business with significant private equity backing.

We have a market leading position and are growing globally. Our aim is to be the dominant player in reclamation refrigerants.

Just over 12 months ago we made our first European acquisition in the Netherlands.

Our ambition is to treble our current size in Europe over the next three years. Which means huge opportunity for the technicians in our business. People like you.

The opportunity
Our backers want us to build more equipment and upgrade and improve engineering across the business. We’re talking about equipment concerned with the cleaning and separation of waste refrigerant and other speciality gases.

They’ve made a multi-million-euro investment to help us achieve this. Our site in Eygelshoven will increase in size, five-times over.

We’ve recruited Patrick, our Engineering & Maintenance Manager in Eygelshoven and Jimmy has joined him on a secondment from the UK. Our new Electrical & Controls Engineer joins the team in September. But there is much more work to do onsite. So, we’ve created brand new Maintenance Technician roles. 2 of them in fact.

In the first 90 days you’re going to have to get up to speed quickly as we’re installing brand new equipment. You’re going to help with this. Hands-on. Putting equipment together. By December you’ll help commission an entirely new separator.

In 12-months we expect you to have had significant involvement in the installation and commissioning of up to 4 new separator systems.

So, you’re going to learn exactly how our equipment really works. You could say that opportunities like this don’t come around that often.

Who you are
After studying for your mechanical, electrical or mechatronics MBO, you most likely have gained some routine maintenance experience. Ideally this might be in a chemical, HVAC, industrial or processing environment.

Along the way you’ve picked up a methodical approach for installation and fault finding. You work safely, because you want to be able to go home at night. Perhaps you’ve even got your forklift license.

But you’re fed up of working with old equipment.

The idea of installing and commissioning something brand new gets you excited.

And as for shift work. The idea of working 8:30-5 just feels a little more.... modern.

Given the European nature of our business, it goes without saying that you’ll need to speak both Dutch and English.

What we’re offering
We offer a competitive starting salary. Work hard and help us achieve our company goals and we’ll pay you a good bonus to say thank you.
Money and benefits side, there are plenty of other things we can promise you.
Firstly, your voice will be heard. You’ll be encouraged to come up with ideas and bring your own unique creativity to the table. It’s good for our business and it’s good for you.

Autonomy is another. You won’t be micro-managed, things won’t get over-complicated and we don’t pick apart everything you do. You will however have a strong support network in the form of a local and European virtual engineering and maintenance team.
Not forgetting recognition of a job well-done. When people succeed, we make sure everyone in our business knows about it.
We’ve a positive and respectful working culture, place emphasis on a healthy work-life balance and we’re developing our learning and development offering so you can get the professional development you need. All these factors help keep our staff retention levels high.
Plus, there’s the opportunity to play a key part in our European ambition, including travel to other sites in Europe if you want it.
Sound appealing? Then we are likely to be a good fit.