Maintenance Engineer

Basic Job Overview

> Maintenance Engineer<
> Treforest, Rhondda Cynon Taf <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £16/hour <


Maintenance Engineer

The role will initially be based in Treforest, Pontypridd until relocation to Newport within 6 months

Salary £16.00 per hour

38 Hours per Week


25 days holidays, plus bank holidays

Company pension

On-site parking

Position Overview

To carry out maintenance activities to equipment, site processes & services in-line with manufacturers / legal recommended interval & standards. Ensuring that the service supplied is to the highest possible standard & fits with production needs & requirements.

The Maintenance Technician should promote the use of best-practice maintenance system tool, machine set up and techniques, ensuring they are applied in a safe way. Complies too all H&S requirements & benefits the company performance in the areas of Quality, Cost and Delivery. Actively support continuous improvement & safety activities

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities

To provide & oversee maintenance / repair of the sites processes, services & equipment in alignment with production & management needs.

To support the production team in the changing over and set up of all machinery

Support the production team in the application of TPM & PPM activities

Ensure all paperwork completed in line with the maintenance process / system is accurate & legible

Positively support & drive continuous improvement culture through the production areas

Support Risk Assessments & all H&S improvement activities

Assist with the installation of new plant / process installation

Be responsive to support production needs for maintenance & breakdown repair in line with priorities set by the Production Manager / Supervision

Support & carry out operator training as required

Support & follow the maintenance spares system / stores

Actively participate in all continuous improvement activities / initiatives & Kaizen events. Proactively identify & make recommendations for improvements

Sharing experience, best practice, relaying all relevant knowledge & information with colleagues

Actively support Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) & all assigned (Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) required

Demonstrate good house keeping

Ensure PPE is maintained & used as prescribed

Be flexible in approach to work to support the production needs, be able to work shift & cover over time when required.


Time served apprenticeship with practical experience (minimum 5 years post completion of apprenticeship) in a manufacturing environment packaging / FMCG / automotive.

Minimum C&G craft qualification – mechanical or mechanical / electric. Target ONC mechanical or mechanical / electric qualifications

PC literate

PLC & Pneumatics control experience

Good communication skill & attitude

Practical approach to modern problem-solving tools & techniques

Five Years’ experience as a maintenance technician in a packaging /automotive / FMCG working environment

Qualification HNC in mechanical engineering or Mech / Elec

Time served

Knowledge / experience of mechanical / electrical PLC & Pneumatic systems

Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement techniques & tools 5s, Kaisen etc.

17th / 18th Edition wiring regulations

Experience of statistical process control (SPC) & modern problem-solving tools techniques


Supervisory experience in a ‘lean culture’ manufacturing environment

Broad knowledge of equipment types: -packaging & processing

Awareness of modern technology

Good communication skills & attitude

Team player

Flexible – able to work shifts & cover over time when required

Competent & self-motivated

Leadership Skills

Awareness & experience of modern improvement tools & techniques

Data handling / PC skills

Able to work under pressure to achieve tight delivery schedules

Wide maintenance / engineering experience in a selection of modern ‘lean cultured’ manufacturing environments

Please forward your CV in the first instance

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