Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Maintenance Engineer

£38,000 to £48,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Jun 13, 2023

Our client is entering an extremely exciting phase in its history whereby it is expanding production output by a full 100%. To achieve this, the company is moving into a brand new, purpose-built 240,000 sq.ft. facility which, when complete in Q4, will enable the company to secure 30% of the UK’s market share in its sector. To establish the most efficient manufacturing site possible, the company now seeks to appoint an experienced Maintenance Engineer.

As Maintenance Engineer you will:

-ensure that equipment is fit for purpose, minimising downtime

-work closely with Production & Quality departments

-be responsible for the mechanical/electrical maintenance of production lines

-fault finding & problem-solving

-offer emergency breakdown response

-update management online availability post-breakdown

-carry out all PPM as per the company schedule (service, test, diagnose, repair & calibrate)

-record all maintenance activities

-coach line operatives in maximising machine settings

As Maintenance Engineer you will need to:

-have an HNC Electrical (preferred) or Mechanical Engineering qualification

-be from a FMCG/Food Packaging or heavily automated process, such as Automotive

-(preferably) have experience of PLCs

-have an understanding of engineering drawings

-be (preferably) from a fast-moving, high volume manufacturing environment

-be able to deliver a PPM schedule on time and to budget

-have experience of high-speed production machinery

-have a methodical approach to problem-solving

-possess good fault-finding skills

-have knowledge of safe working practices


Benefits & rewards:

-Salary from £38k (6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm) to £48k (nights)

-36 hour week (over 3 days)

-Private Medical Insurance

-Annual profit share


-On-site parking

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