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Maintenance Engineer x3

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Maintenance Engineer x3

Reference number: 96346

Location icon Loughborough, Grantham, Corby, Leicester, Peterborough
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £37K - To be discussed at interview
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Company activities icon Injection Moulding, Manufacturing
Deadline icon 15/06/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview:  Working alongside our client, an established plastic packaging manufacturer, we are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their team.


  • As a Maintenance Engineer you will be required to provide breakdown cover and maintain injection moulding machines, automation equipment and associated ancillary equipment
  • As a Maintenance Engineer, you will have strong electrical/mechanical applications with proven experience of problem solving, fault finding and repairing of manufacturing machinery as well as robots, and automated systems.
  • This is an excellent opportunity offering job security and satisfaction for the successful applicant of the Maintenance Engineer post.
  • This is a Night Shift, Monday-Friday.


  • To provide shift breakdown cover on all injection moulding machines, automation equipment and ancillary equipment.
  • To maintain moulding machines, automation equipment and any ancillary equipment.
  • To work in an efficient and safe manner on breakdown repairs on all equipment
  • To support and implement progressive improvements of our existing manufacturing automation processes working with both internal and external resources.
  • To work with other teams within the business to deliver a common goal.
  • To be included in continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency through the business.
  • Participate in a safe working environment and that safe working practices are adopted at all times.
  • To comply with all company rules, regulations and procedures at all times and adopt good working practices.
  • Along with the Automation Engineering Supervisor, add to training conversations to skill enrich peers.
  • To deliver improvement targets (OEE) within your area of responsibility
  • Assist other engineers as and when required.

Qualifications/experience required

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Time served Engineer – electrical or mechanical
  • As a Maintenance Engineer it would be a distinct advantage to have experience of working in an injection moulding environment however other industries will be considered
  • Self-motivated with the will to improve the equipment effectiveness
  • Good electrical investigation and repair experience
  • You will have a good mechanical application and experience / working understanding with hydraulics and/or pneumatics
  • You will have good clear communication skills for interacting with your team and other department Managers.
  • It is expected that you will have good IT skills with MS Office & Word

Job Ref: SC22-5180

Key Words: “Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer”, “Maintenance Engineer”, “Electrical Maintenance Engineer”, “Mechanical Maintenance Engineer”, “Electro-mechanical Maintenance Engineer”, “Injection Moulding”, “Plastics”, “Packaging”

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.

For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport

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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