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Maintenance Engineer

To ensure all production machinery runs efficiently, effective maintenance is carried out as per schedule, assisting with running issues during production.

A multi-skilled and flexible engineer with strong electrical bias.

An expectation exists that the engineer will be able to run the machinery when required.


The key responsibilities of this role are:



  • The daily maintenance and improvements of Process Plant, Equipment, Site services and Buildings

  • Involvement in preventative maintenance systems, electrical and mechanical.

  • Maintain records/electrical drawings/information in an accessible and organised manner

  • Identify/specify/source spares/parts for ordering

  • Assist in the design, specification, selection of parts/equipment/suppliers and implementation of projects

  • Liaise with Production Departments to ensure maximum machinery availability and assist with specific calibration activity

  • Organise own workload according to site priorities

  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and pass on skills and knowledge to others

  • Instigate and participate in ongoing continuous improvement initiatives.

    Identify and action engineering improvements to safety, performance of production machinery and the site services

  • Ensure individual commitment to meeting both the engineering and company objectives and work towards improving the profitability of the sites

  • Responsible for becoming familiar and complying with all site and engineering safety procedures - should by nature risk assess all activities prior to commencing work

  • Ensuring all departmental skilled maintenance engineering in similar environment with strong electrical bias.

  • Understanding engineering, electrical and pneumatic drawings/schematics

  • Knowledge of safe working practices, relevant codes of practice and legislation

  • Experience working with a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)


Essential experience:



  • Detailed underpinning of operations and engineering

  • Working within a manufacturing environment

  • Basic understanding of planned maintenance activities and the requirements for planned maintenance.

  • Roll feed machinery which include such systems as :



  • Print registration controls

  • Web tracking systems

  • Vision inspection systems

  • PLCPLC control systems

  • Automatic detection systems

  • Automatic rejection systems

  • Quick changeover systems


  • Essential qualifications:



    • Time served apprenticeship within engineering, multi-skilled , electrical bias

    • 17th edition regulations preferred

    • Minimum City and Guilds level 3 in Production engineering or similar.

    • 3-5 years direct experience in a similar role within a manufacturing / maintenance environment / process industry



    Due to location own transport may be required