Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Our client, a leading manufacturing organisation in the packaging industry, are currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join their team as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the company’s success and be a key player in team.


– Daily preventative maintenance activities and routine safety inspections.

– Fault finding and diagnostics in reactive breakdown or planned situations.

– Planned preventative maintenance on a variety of production machinery to include extruders and site services.

– Ensure all breakdowns are dealt with promptly and efficiently whilst ensuring that all PPM schedules are maintained.

– Support project development

– Follow and encourage stringent HSE and standard company practices.

– Fully engage with the operations team to provide proactive support to the plant and equipment, maximising production output.

– Practice continuous improvement and pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions

– Perform maintenance tasks as part of planned maintenance or as directed by the Engineering Manager.

– Respond promptly to any unplanned maintenance issues or repairs to ensure minimum down time

– Demonstrate tenacity in approach to incident management and actively pursue investigations to identify root causes

– Understand importance of preventative maintenance schedules and prioritise activities to efficiently use resources

– Use initiative and confidently make sound decisions quickly based on knowledge, experience and best practice

– Effectively involve specialists to resolve complex issues

– Understand the importance of accurate and clear written records, maintaining documentation to a high standard

Experience Required:

– Flexible, highly motivated and driven with the ability to prioritise own workload, possess strong intellect, good logical fault finding analysis capabilities and who can demonstrate the ability to make decisions and empower people to drive actions forward. Results orientated, with ability to deliver results in a rapidly changing environment. Excellent attention to detail.

– Will have a time served apprenticeship (or equivalent) and have a recognised qualification in a related discipline (or equivalent)

– Possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and be a confident team player.

– Experience of working in a production maintenance environment is essential for this role.

– Proactive and dynamic approach to health, safety and environmental situations.

– Be ambitious, driven and tenacious with a hunger to succeed and deliver results.

– Proactive and a positive “can do” attitude


– NVQ or HNC / Degree level qualification in an Engineering discipline.

– 18th Edition BS7671

– Proven track record in production engineering

– Experience using Lean and Six Sigma tools.

General information:

– Core house Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

– Basic salary: £41,500 per annuum

– 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

– 5% employee | 3% employer pension

– On call rota every 3rd Weekend call out rate: paid a minimum of 4 hours

– Overtime rates: X1.5 Saturdays. X2 Saturday evening/Sunday

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to hannah.foster@gpwrecruitment.co.uk . We look forward to reviewing your application.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thankyou for your understanding.

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