Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Packaging

England / England
Company Pension Scheme
19 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Hollie James
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time


Shifts - Continental Shift Pattern

Our Client is a leading packaging manufacturer, providing bespoke solutions predominantly to food markets throughout the UK.

They are currently looking to recruit an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to ensure Production Machinery is maintained and repaired to a high standard to enable maximum production speeds with minimum interruptions and breakdowns. They will also need to ensure maintenance and service records are maintained and that they devise, fabricate, and install, improvements to Production Machines.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Carry out planned maintenance on plant and equipment to a high standard
  • Respond to breakdowns on Production machines
  • Install and relocate production equipment
  • Specify and order spare parts
  • Complete maintenance records
  • Complete all paperwork required to place orders and book in parts
  • Read Electrical and Mechanical Drawings
  • Carry out Electrical Fault Finding
  • Carry out basic Mechanical Fault finding
  • Carry out basic Pneumatic / hydraulic Fault Finding
  • Record work carried out on a daily Time Sheet
  • Liaise with Contractors
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Liaise with Engineering Companies
  • Liaise with other departments
  • Health & Safety - Responsible for self and others
  • Assist with Stock Takes
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all Departments
  • Work overtime when required

Performance Indicators:

  • Machine Downtime due to breakdowns
  • Response times to machine breakdowns
  • Effectiveness at diagnosis and repair of plant and equipment
  • Quality of work

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Recognised Electrical qualification (e.g. NVQ / City & Guilds / BTEC HNC)
  • PC Literate
  • Basic use of Excel
  • Basic use of Word
  • Experience working in a high speed, high pressure production environment
  • Experience within the Printing / Carton Manufacturing Industry desirable
  • Experience working on Heidelberg Sheet Fed Printing Presses desirable
  • Experience working on Manroland Sheet Fed Printing Presses desirable
  • Experience working on Bobst Cut & Crease Machines and Folder Gluers desirable

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Multi-skilled
  • Highly responsible and conscientious
  • Work well under pressure
  • Good communicator
  • Reliable and flexible with strong work ethic
  • Able to effectively prioritise and adapt to variable workload
  • Punctual, presentable and with good attendance
  • Will be working in very fast paced environment so you must be experienced in dealing with pressure and be highly organised with an ability to multi-task and manage one's own time
  • Pro-active and can do attitude required
  • Able to prioritise jobs
  • Works well in a team and on one's own

Company Core Values:

  • Integrity - Acts with honesty in actions and in communicating with others. Leads by example. Keeps promises, meets commitments and takes pride in work. Respects policies and lives up to the trust others place in them
  • Relationships - Has a positive attitude. Communicates in an open and direct manner. Considers the needs of others before taking action. Uses differences as an opportunity to explore new ideas, increase understanding and combine strengths
  • Accountability - Takes personal responsibility for doing the job to the best of their ability. Acts with initiative, learns from experiences, shares knowledge and strives to continually improve performance. Is dependable and can be counted on to deliver results. Looks out for the safety of others. Effectively utilizes resources
  • Teamwork - Shares goals and works with others to achieve them. Encourages others to be involved and supports their ideas. Helps others without being asked. Reaches across departments and Business Units to increase knowledge and gain experience
    Respect - Values the unique skills and abilities of others. Actively listens to other employee's ideas and honours diverse opinions. Appreciates everyone's contributions and recognises accomplishments. Shows common courtesy to others and customers. Actively works to maintain an environment that is open, honest, supportive and fulfilling

Physical Demands:

  • General - Pace of work, customer demands, multi-tasking
  • Office - VDU operation, sitting for long periods
  • Factory / Warehouse / Yard - General health & safety, manual handling (bending, lifting, carrying, twisting)