Maintenance Engineer

About Us:

Due to company expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our existing maintenance team.

Celebrating our 75th year, our family-owned business specialises in the design, manufacture & installation of shelters, covered walkways, street furniture and sports and playground equipment.


Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:30 Friday 07:30 - 13:30 

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays 

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Employee Benefits Package, Free car parking & tea and coffee facilities

The Role:

As a Maintenance Engineer, you'll be responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery (mechanical, pneumatic, and electromechanical) in industrial manufacturing settings. You will also carry out routine maintenance tasks and organise repairs as well as being involved with the control and monitoring of devices and occasionally in the manufacture of items that will help in maintenance. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out routine maintenance work and responding to equipment faults
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems
  • Fitting new parts and ensuring equipment is working correctly
  • Performing quality inspections on jobs
  • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment
  • Handling emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Working with specialist equipment, such as programmable logic controllers (PLC), which control machinery on factory assembly lines
  • Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines
  • Ensuring there is continuous cover of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdowns 

Experience and Required Skills:

  • Qualified to C&G (or equivalent) level and have 18th Edition IEE Regulations qualifications.
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Production engineering
  • The capacity to understand a range of engineering functions and procedures
  • The ability to lead and motivate others
  • Teamworking skills to work cooperatively and liaise with people at all levels
  • Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • The confidence to respond positively when under pressure
  • People-management skills.
  • Experience with the mechanical side of machinery

More Information:

The role will involve working with the Maintenance Manager to come up with innovative ideas and strategies to improve development and progress the manufacturing and processing procedures within the facility. Working with the maintenance team you'll improve production facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety of plant, personnel and production processes.

To apply please click on the button below, or alternatively send your CV with covering letter to HR Department, Rowhurst Industrial Estate, Chesterton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs, ST5 6BD.