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Maintenance Engineer

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Maintenance Engineer

Reference number: 73199

Location icon Hereford, Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £30-32K - To be discussed at interview
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Company activities icon Manufacturing/Plastics
Deadline icon 10/06/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview:  Our client, an established manufacturer of plastic products has retained our services to search for a Maintenance Engineer to join their expanding team.  


  • As a Maintenance Engineer your primary responsibility is the proactive & reactive electro-mechanical maintenance of machines, ancillaries, jigs & fixtures, materials handling equipment and general facilities maintenance.
  • You will work be used to working independently in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
  • This is a days’ role, however some flexibility is required.

This is a fantastic opportunity offering stability and career growth for the successful Maintenance Engineer with an expanding business that invests in its people.

Qualifications/experience required

Expectations / experience:

  • You must have current or prior experience with plastics, ideally within a manufacturing environment
  • You must be 16th, 17th or 18th edition certified in electrical, or hold equivalent electrical engineering qualifications
  • Knowledge of 3 phase power systems
  • Motor and gearbox awareness
  • Ability to read and understand schematics
  • Experience of compressed air and vacuum systems
  • You will have a good mechanical application and experience / working understanding with hydraulics and/or pneumatics
  • Diligent and able to work to deadlines
  • PC literate and have good clear communication skills

Job Ref: SC22-5171

Key Words: “Maintenance Engineer”, “Maintenance Engineer”, “Electrical Maintenance Engineer”, “Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Engineer”, “Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer”, “Maintenance Technician”, “Plastics”, “manufacturing”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful. Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK


Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

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