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Maintenance Engineer

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Maintenance Engineer

Reference number: 48922

Location icon West Drayton, Slough, Uxbridge, Hayes, Maidenhead
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £37K - £44K - To be discussed at interview
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Company activities icon Injection Moulding, Manufacturing
Deadline icon 21/06/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview:  Working alongside our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their team.


  • As a Maintenance Engineer you will support maximising machinery output and minimising plant downtime through effective preventative maintenance and efficient breakdown response, whilst maintaining a safe and healthy environment and promoting good engineering practice


  • As a Maintenance Engineer, you will ensure that plant faults and defects are swiftly remedied to always maintain plant in serviceable order
  • You will ensure that reactive tasks across the site are completed and will be proactive in identifying root causes and highlighting areas where improvements can be made
  • The Maintenance Engineer will ensure that work is correctly controlled through Engineering procedures, i.e. LOTOTO and the Permit System
  • You will complete routine PPM on all M&E plant in accordance with site task schedules and asset lists
  • You will ensure that all critical equipment operational issues are brought to the attention of Engineering management immediately
  • You will complete all relevant paperwork and computerised records as required
  • The Maintenance Engineer will comply with all current work instructions within the organisation
  • You will comply fully with all current health, safety & environmental regulations in operation within the company whilst carrying out your duties
  • You will carry out any reasonable task which falls within your capabilities
  • This is a Night Shift, Monday-Friday

Qualifications/experience required

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering would be advantageous
  • 4+ years of engineering experience
  • Assembly and moulding equipment experience desired
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • IEE 17th or 18th Edition desired
  • PLC experience desired
  • Air and pneumatics training desired
  • Knowledge of HSE processes and standards

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

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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If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles.

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