Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer

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£36 000 - £39 000 per annum
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Job description

Our client is a leading global designer and manufacturer of value-added rigid plastic packaging solutions to a wide range of blue-chip clients, with its origin in Portugal.

Their mission is to be the natural choice for long-term supply of rigid plastic packaging.  Focused on a sustainable future, they are one of the pioneer companies to sign the “New Plastics Economy Global Commitment” by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Their business model is anchored on the development of strong partnerships with its customers through fully dedicated nearby or on-site facilities embedded and fully integrated within its customer’s premises.

Founded in 1976, for over 42 years the company has pioneered by its innovation and customer service approach beyond the pure manufacturing process expanding into the areas of product design, material optimization and engineering of the full value chain process.

We are working together to recruit a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer for their 100 strong plant operation team in Leeds.

Reporting directly to the Engineering Supervisor and working a continental shift, you will be required to work as an integral part of the team and be able to demonstrate a good hands-on approach.

Key Task and Activities

  • Plan and carry out scheduled preventative maintenance of all plant equipment on site
  • Maintaining PPM schedules, work procedures and involvement in continuous improvement
  • Respond to equipment faults and diagnosing breakdown problems to minimise downtime
  • Plan, implement and coordinate safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions
  • Promoting workplace and equipment safety by identifying and monitoring potential hazards to people or equipment
  • Ensuring part components are booked to correct SAP maintenance transactions
  • Awareness and adherence of Health and Safety policies
  • Assisting with undertaking risk assessments

Our ideal candidate technical skills

  • Electrically biased with strong mechanical skills or mechanical biased with electrical skills/qualifications
  • Good logical thought processes regarding fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Knowledge of PLCs and Inverter drives would be advantageous
  • 18th/17th Edition
  • Proficient with PC based systems (Excel, SAP) to oversee routine maintenance and organise repairs.  Training will be given
  • A good understanding of Health & Safety

Interpersonal Skills

  • Good communication both verbally and written
  • A good team ethic
  • Flexibility and proactive attitude towards work
  • An effective trouble shooter and decision maker
  • Self-motivation and prepared to work diligently
  • Commitment and loyalty


  • Free on-site parking
  • Uniform and tools provided
  • Full training with career development opportunities
  • Monthly attendance bonus
  • Overtime available
  • Company pension

Working Hours: 2 days (7am-7pm), 2 nights (7pm-7am), 4 off

To apply please contact Sarah Perkins on 01924 979011

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