PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution Limited
PHOENIX Medical Supplies Limited - Head Office - Rivington Road, Whitehouse Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3DJ
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PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution is a national full-line pharmaceutical wholesaler with ‘Four Nation’ coverage in the UK and a network of 13 depots. PHOENIX distribution centres are ideally located to best support our customer’s daily requirements and our local teams are supported by centralised corporate functions at our Head Office in Runcorn, Cheshire.

We pride ourselves on delivering a high quality supply chain service across our business. All depots are MHRA accredited and comply with ISO Quality and Environmental standards. PHOENIX has continued to expand its business by providing outstanding UK wide distribution as well as developing innovative and forward thinking services to manufacturer partners, customers and patients. Our overarching strategy of ‘delivering health’ has enabled us to influence key segments of the healthcare system across primary and secondary care which includes pharmacy, GPs, hospitals and niche markets.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Technician (QT) to join our team in Runcorn, Cheshire as a Senior Maintenance Technician. This role involves responsibility for Planned Preventative Maintenance, system breakdowns, defect repair and general upkeep of the depot facilities and automation ensuring that system cleanliness and condition is kept to a high standard.

To assist and manage on site projects, technical repairs and technicians workloads ensuring correct

Ensuring all Maintenance of high volume picking machinery and other ancillary equipment is up to date and operational at all times.

Immediate response to any breakdowns to the production equipment in accordance with the production hours.

Engage and manage contractors including obtaining/providing permits to work, risk assessments and method statements.

Who we want:

We are seeking a candidate with GCSE level C or above with Minimum NVQ Level 3 with an Electrical/Mechanical/Pneumatic Qualification

You will have experience working within a Technical department especially maintenance

Experience working on automated conveyor systems

Good understanding of Health and Safety policies

Good Technical knowledge of mechanical/electrical/pneumatic equipment

Excellent understanding of automated equipment and controls

Electrical/Mechanical skills

Root cause analysis skills


Desirable but not Essential

Experience in Pharma Industry

Experience in technical project work

Experience in managing a technical team

Ability to read schematic diagrams.

Attention to detail

PLC Qualifications