Maintenance Engineer – Full Time –


Job Title: Maintenance Engineer

Reports to: Senior Maintenance Engineer / General Manager (where no senior maintenance engineer exists)

Maintenance Engineer Job Purpose
The main role of the maintenance engineer will be to action preventative planned maintenance systems. Whilst assuring that all maintenance activities conducted by them are of a high standard. Actively looking and reporting to the maintenance manager identified methods that may improve reliability.

Maintenance Engineer Limits of Authority:

As agreed with the General Manager of the site.


To act in accordance with company core values.
To carry out technical tasks to rigorous standards
Be proactive in the identification and solutions to maintenance / engineering problems
Report and act on bad practice and safety infringements
Assure that maintenance is carried out in line with company and legislative requirements.Maintenance Engineer Skills, but not exclusive to:

Determine causes of machine operating errors and decide what to do about it.
Monitor and assess equipment performance.
Sound practical knowledge of electrical and mechanical installation and fault finding. He/she should also be competent in welding skills.
To fulfill the fundamental role, he/she should be fully versant with the use of Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, or similar e-mail systems and the use of bespoke EMS computer programs/software.
Give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made, and ask questions as appropriate in relation to others’ actions.
Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Within reason manage one’s own time.
Talk to others to convey information effectively.
Have knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of the equipment on site.Specific Responsibilities/duties, but not exclusive to:


Assure information required for the Engineering Management System (EMS) is imputed correctly.
Carry out routine inspections and perform corrective actions on equipment when required.
Ensure that all maintenance operations are carried out in accordance with statutory requirements, Company Policies, and Procedures, and in line with the Group Health and Safety Advisors advice.
Assist with maintaining and recording calibrations on bath temperature control instrumentation and burners.
Understand and control maintenance measures (KPI’s).
Assist where required in Zurich Engineering Insurance Inspections. Assuring that all reported notices are reported to maintenance management.
He or she will be required to be available by phone during out of hours, except when taking annual leave. And, participate in an active call-out roster when required.
Ensure that all work equipment provided and/or used is safe and fit for the intended purpose.
Attend respective maintenance meetings.
Participate in the auditing of the plant maintenance department.
Assure that the agreed or specified critical and recommended spares are maintained on-site. Informing the maintenance manager of requirements.
Assist in the organisation of spares/workshop using lean techniques.Contractor Management

Be competent in the control of the work of contractors under the permit to work system.If you are interested please get in touch with Dan on (phone number removed) or (url removed)

Salary: £30000 – £32000/annum health insurance , Bonus

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

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