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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Reference number: 53301

Location icon Hereford, Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £28-30K - Rotating day shifts + O/T available. Full package to be discussed at interview
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Company activities icon Manufacturing/Plastics
Deadline icon 15/06/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview: Due to Company expansion, our client, an established manufacturer of plastics products has retained our services to search for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their expanding team. 


  • This is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join a highly skilled team who utilise operational excellence and continuous improvement activities to improve equipment reliability and ensure minimal equipment downtime.
  • As a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer you will be required to respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns on a variety of machines including hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, electrical/motors, sensors, generators, pumps, actuators, filtration, spraying, and lifting devices.
  • This is a days’ role however flexibility to times is required
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, offering stability and career growth with an expanding business that invests in its people


  • Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns
  • Resolve facility issues and action repairs
  • Control maintenance tools, stores, and equipment
  • Comply to all current and future health and safety legislation
  • Carry out/participate in root cause analysis as required
  • Ensure PM records are maintained and updated
  • Work with site operations management as required to help new and develop, existing processes/equipment

Qualifications/experience required

Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrate Electrical and Mechanical competence through certification
  • Previous experience of preventative maintenance within a production environment would be beneficial
  • A forklift licence would be advantageous
  • You should have an understanding of RA’s, SSOW & COSHH
  • Knowledge of 3 phase power systems
  • Experience of compressed air and vacuum systems is desirable
  • Extrusion knowledge, particularly Welex would be advantageous
  • Ability to read and understand schematics
  • An awareness of Motor and gearbox
  • PC literate
  • Full UK Driving Licence
Job Ref: SC22-5172

Key Words: “Maintenance Engineer”, “Mechanical 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

Sierra 57 Consult –

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 will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

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