Facilities and Maintenance Engineer

  • Manufacturing
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

£30,000 - £35,000

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Engineer is expected to provide Maintenance, Process Improvement and Installation & Commissioning support primarily to Production but also to Facilities, Manufacturing Engineering and other departments on site. The role is biased towards electrical/electro-mechanical control system knowledge. The primary KPI is to reduce plant breakdowns through the proactive implementation of PPM and plant improvement activities. A key competence is the ability to analyse a program to identify and rectify any I/O faults.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Production team in resolving breakdowns
  • Manage a series of process and machinery improvement projects
  • Assist in installation and commissioning work
  • Proactively identify training/skills development opportunities that will further competence and knowledge in the manufacturing processes
  • Support the Man. Eng team in the installation and commissioning of new production lines, machines and equipment
  • Proactively maintain machinery through the completion of planned preventative maintenance tasks
  • Work to the company H&S procedures and proactively identify areas where H&S can be improved
  • Provide regular feedback to the Man. Eng. Team on maintenance issues that cannot be resolved within the team and may impact on future NPI design

Essential Experience / Qualifications and Attributes Required:

  • NVQ Level 5/City & Guilds/HND or higher equivalent electrical/electro-mechanical qualification
  • Strong Test inspection and fault finding skills
  • General understanding of mechanical control principles
  • IT literacy – MS Word, Excel, Power-point, Outlook
  • Experience in an engineering/maintenance based role within a multi-functional manufacturing facility, with a bias on electrical maintenance
  • PLC & Injection Moulding experience – Ability to analyse a program, identify and rectify any I/O faults would be advantageous or at the very least, a willingness to learn new skills


If you are have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Geraldine Ives