Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

Job Title:

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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South East

Job Type:

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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Salary Benefits:

8-5 Day Role

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer, we are seeking a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their established team.


  • As a Multi – Skilled Maintenance Engineer you will be required to provide breakdown cover and maintain injection moulding machines, automation equipment and associated ancillary equipment
  • As a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will have strong electrical/mechanical applications with proven experience of problem solving, fault finding and repairing of manufacturing machinery as well as robots, and automated systems.
  • This is an excellent opportunity offering job security and satisfaction for the successful applicant 



  • To maintain and provide breakdown cover on injection moulding machines (41 Mould machines on plant; 25-568 Tonne), automation equipment and associated ancillary equipment.
  • To identify and rectify in a timely manner, electrical, electronic and control system faults that lead to non-production in any area of the plant.
  • The scope of responsibility for electrical systems extends to the whole plant and offices and all equipment within the boundaries of the premises.
  • To ensure on a daily basis that the electrical systems of the plant are in a safe and robust state for production.
  • To support and implement progressive improvements of our existing manufacturing automation processes working with both internal and external resources.
  • To be included in continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency through the business.
  • Participate in a safe working environment and that safe working practices are adopted at all times.
  • Carry out plant & facilities maintenance
  • Assist other engineers as and when required.


Key Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Injection Moulding or Plastics manufacturing
  • Experience with Battenfelds (analogue & digital controls) would be advantageous
  • 16th or 17th or 18th Edition Wiring regulations certificate essential
  • You must have good experience with electrical fault finding and problem solving
  • You will have good proven experience with PLC’s, single and 3 Phase Ladder Logic fault-finding & problem-solving
  • Self-motivated with the will to improve the equipment effectiveness
  • You will have a good mechanical application and experience / working understanding with hydraulics and/or pneumatics
  • You will have good clear communication skills for interacting with your team and other department Managers.
  • It is expected that you will have good IT skills with MS Office & Word


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