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Maintenance Engineer

Ref no. BHN570798
Location Petersfield, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Electrically biassed Maintenance Engineer required north of Portsmouth

Key skills required for this role

maintenance technician, maintenance engineer, maintenance, PPM, TPM, electrical


Electrical Maintenance background

Job description

Our Market Leading Manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Production Maintenance Technician within the Engineering department on a 4 on 4 off night shift basis to join an experienced and committed team at their facility north of Portsmouth.

Role Overview:

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting production operations by responding to breakdowns, keeping downtime to a minimum, and maximising uptime. Providing excellent customer service to support Safety Compliance, Quality and Process Improvements, Continuous Improvement, and Cost Saving activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service and Support:

    • Work under a degree of pressure providing high levels of customer service in a production environment.
    • Pro-actively team work with peers, the customer, and other support groups to continually improve equipment reliability and performance.
  • Maintenance and Repair:

    • Responsible for resolving equipment failures and carrying out planned and unplanned engineering tasks in a responsive and effective manner, including breakdown response and line/equipment ownership.
    • Execute Planned Maintenance using a Computerised Maintenance Management System.
    • Independently plan workload and time with sound fault diagnosis and problem-solving methods to identify and escalate problems with their causes and apply quick, effective solutions.
    • Shift and absence cover may be required to meet business needs.
  • Technical Expertise:

    • Applicants should have a career background in high-volume production environments, making sound judgements, and prioritising multiple requests.
    • Have detailed knowledge of electrical principles and maintenance skills.
    • An understanding of electrics and machine controls is essential.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Industry Experience:

    • Manufacturing/Process/Production experience in FMCG or siimilar industry.
    • Demonstrable experience in safe working methods using procedures and structured working techniques.
  • Technical Skills:

    • Detailed knowledge of electrical principles and maintenance skills.
    • Good understanding of electrics and an understanding of machine controls..
  • Interpersonal Skills:

    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Team player willing to share knowledge.
  • Computer Skills:

    • Computer literate, capable of using Computerised Maintenance Management Systems effectively.


  • Recognised apprenticeship in a relevant discipline.
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a suitable discipline.
  • Demonstrable electrical/electronic/controls experience, with multi-skilled abilities preferred.

Working Hours:

  • Night shift on a 4 on 4 off basis.

Remuneration Package:

  • Competitive salary offered depending on experience.
  • Benefits include a defined company contribution pension scheme, life assurance coverage, and flexible benefits scheme.
  • Free on-site staff car park.

Application Process:

If you enjoy working in an environment where you can make a difference and work within a unique and innovative culture, we would love to hear from you.

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