Maintenance Technician (swabwc) Northamptonshire, England

Job Description


Job Title


Maintenance Engineer



Accountable to


Engineering Manager




A multi skilled Maintenance Engineer, Electrically bias working in a glass manufacturing site providing site support for preventative and reactive site maintenance with an ongoing effort to eliminate faults and variation within our processes and deliver right first-time products.


Mandatory Responsibilities


  • Adherence to all organizational policies, management systems and standard operational procedures, including legal responsibilities in relation to Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality.
  • Work positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity.
  • Work within the 24 hour 5 days per week shift rotation pattern.


Role  Responsibilities


  • Carry out daily planned and unplanned duties as instructed by the Engineering Manager or Shift Manager


  • Respond to machinery breakdowns as and when they occur, prioritised by production requirements and allotted work schedule.


  • Carry out planned repairs to site and plant equipment as required to manufacturers standards


  • Ensure continued operation of water processing and material blending operations through PPM activities / repairs


  • Complete allotted tasks in a timely and safe fashion so as to maximise factory output and minimise downtime.


  • Record all required information and update technical documentation for all operations as per company works instructions/procedures.


  • Cooperate with and lead improvement project activities


  • Alert relevant people to process and engineering concerns and proactively identify opportunities for improvement.


  • Agree and complete training and development requirements as determined by the Engineering Manager and the training plan.


  • Transfer the knowledge and skills among the team and Operators


  • Correct use and safeguarding of property issued by the company.


  • Ensure workplace is clean and tidy – all housekeeping procedures followed, associated with tasks.


  • Creation / updating of standard operating procedures and risk assessments


  • Undertake other reasonable duties as and when required.



Performance Measures


  • Attendance.
  • Task completion to the required standards.
  • Development of skills and competence in line with the training plan.


Personal Attributes


  • Clean, neat and tidy approach to work.
  • Punctual and adaptable.
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a larger team.
  • Good polite manner.
  • Motivated to learn and develop skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Positive approach to the working environment.
  • Logical approach to problem solving.
  • Assertive approach to decision making.




  • Good level of numeracy and literacy.
  • Ability to use a PC to an good standard..
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Higher educational electrical qualification
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Current Edition Wiring qualification.