Are you an experienced Maintenance Technician who is looking for a new career?

Do you pride yourself on being reliable in your work and do you enjoy working with automated, electrical, and pneumatic machinery?

Have you an interest in helping your community with its health?

If you answered yes to the above questions and you have a can do attitude then please read on and apply as we are really interested in speaking with you!


About Us:

PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution is a national full-line pharmaceutical wholesaler with a network of distribution centres nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering a high quality supply chain service to our customers, who include pharmacy, GPs, and hospitals. All of our depots are licensed by the MHRA, and comply with BSI ISO Quality and Environmental standards. We operate twice daily deliveries from our distribution centres across Monday to Friday and on a Saturday morning, and our local teams are supported by a centralised function team, primarily from our Head Office in Runcorn.


About the opportunity:

We’re looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our existing team in our Birmingham  Distribution Centre.

Your key responsibilities will include maintaining high volume picking machinery via planned maintenance schedules, maintain up to date records of all maintenance work and support and manage the activities of any outside contractors whilst on site.

The successful candidate will understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for Pharmaceutical Distributors and carry out the duties in such a way that they demonstrate compliance. You will have the ability to safely work at height. Although you will not have direct reports, you will mentor and coach junior members of the technical team.




Working Pattern

An average of 38.75 hours per week

Monday to Friday alternate pattern Week 1 – 06:00 – 14:00 Week 2 16:00 – 00:00 Alternate Sundays 1 in 4 – 07:00 – 12:00


Training and Support

You will receive a comprehensive induction from the Learning and Development Facilitators.

We pride ourselves on ensuring the wellbeing of our employees and providing a good working environment and benefits package, which includes:

22 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, rising with length of service

Access to High Street discounts

Free Parking

Employee Assistance Programme

Contributory Pension Scheme

Accredited Training Programmes


Essential Skills/Experience

  • Recognised level 3 engineering electrical/mechanical qualification
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Experience of fault finding within electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems.


  • IOSH/NEBOSH certificate
  • Demonstrated history of continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of AS-i/PROFIBUS/PROFINET


Who we want:

Our ideal candidate will be organised and self-motivated so if this sounds like you we are very keen to speak to you to discuss our opportunity further.   You can apply here online by completing our short application.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received


Salary: Competitive

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