Maintenance Engineer

Closing date: 31/03/2020

Job description

We are looking for a Multi Skilled Engineer with a broad based Electrical and Mechanical background, with experience in manufacturing.

You will be part of a Successful Maintenance Team who take Pride in their work, you will carry out reactive repairs, planned maintenance and Improvement projects.

You will be Responsible for some of the most modern and innovative equipment within the industry and be expected to display Integrity and Teamwork at all times.

If you think you have these qualities which we call the VEKA SPIRIT, then we’d love you to join our team.


  • Conduct electrical/mechanical repairs and maintenance throughout the site.
  • Maintain and repair existing plant and machinery.
  • View The Maintenance Request Database for requirements and projects.
  • To liaise with colleagues and superiors on day to day duties and issues.
  • To assist in mechanical or electrical maintenance projects.
  • To keep up to date with preventative maintenance techniques.
  • To work within a team, maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • To ensure material handling, both mechanical and manual is carried out efficiently and safely.
  • To ensure that full and complete job and Health & Safety assessments are carried out before undertaking a particular job.
  • To undertake general housekeeping duties, ensuring that the working environment is maintained in line with Company and specific departmental work area requirements.
  • Communicate effectively to all levels within the business.
  • To promote and implement relevant Company policies and procedures.
  • To represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • To maintain a flexible and enthusiastic approach to Company matters, upholding the VEKA Values at all times.
  • To liaise with colleagues and superiors on day to day duties and issues.
  • To maintain all Health, Safety, C.O.S.H.H. and environmental standards within the workplace and adhere to all Company working practices.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by the Manager from time to time.

Skills/experience required

  • A formal qualification in an electrical or mechanical engineering subject (apprentice served, NVQ, HNC or equivalent)
  • Strong electrical experience.
  • Knowledge / experience of working with controls, analysing faults and providing solutions.
  • Experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Good technical ability relating to automation hardware and software.
  • Strong organisation and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team of varying levels of technical experience.
  • Practical experience of using a CMMS.
  • Total focus on Health and Safety always.


How to apply

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