Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer

Wallace Hind
£30-35k + Pension (5%) + Life Assurance + Health Scheme + 28 Days Holiday (rising to 33)
11 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
Jason Cooper
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are a growing business investing in automation and manufacturing process improvement, seeking a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, to work at our facility in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. This is a DAYS ONLY role Monday to Friday, offering career development and opportunity to work on improvement projects.

SALARY: £30,000 to £35,000

BENEFITS: Pension (5%) + Life Assurance (up to 4 x Salary) + Health Scheme + 28 Days holiday rising to 33 with service.

LOCATION: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Cambridge, Huntingdon, Bedford, Stevenage.


As Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer you will be working with the planned maintenance system, to action ongoing tasks respond to breakdowns fault find and repair faulty equipment, investigating reasons for breakdowns and recurring problems to identify and implement long term fixes.

As part of the continuous improvement program you will be involved with identifying equipment / process improvements and the resulting projects, including equipment upgrades, new installations and commissioning.

As Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer these investment projects will also offer you the opportunity for training on new systems including PLC’s.

REQUIREMENTS for Maintenance Engineer / Service Engineer:

Essentially you will:
·Have a background of working within a hands-on maintenance engineering / service engineering role within a production / manufacturing environment.
·Be qualified to City and Guilds, BTEC ONC / HNC level within electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline.
·Be experienced with fault find / repair of high speed production machinery and or capital equipment.
·Be familiar planned preventative, maintenance / service practices.

Desirably you will:
·Hold a working knowledge of electrical and or electronic control systems (PLCs).
·Able to perform electrical fault finding on production machinery.
·Hold IOSH / NEBOSH certification or possess a good working knowledge of health and safety or.


We are a global growing company, providing products to many leading high street retailers and major FMCG multiples.

We understand the need for sustainability and pro actively encourage this throughout our supply chain and manufacturing facilities. We also invest back into our business to make our facilities safe, ethical and enjoyable places to work.


Wherever possible we promote from within and invest in training to develop skills sets to place us in an advantageous position to win major contracts and ensure the continued success of the business.

To be considered for this role you may also be working as Maintenance Engineer, Service Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Field Based Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, Production Engineer.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Jason Cooper quoting Maintenance Engineer reference JC14882 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683312 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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