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Maintenance Engineer

The Vision:

For Powrmatic to be a world class manufacturer, something we can all be proud of, and something that will enable us to maximise our potential for growth and to provide security for years to come.

The Mission:

To design, develop, and deliver quality HVAC solutions on time (every time), to manufacture products in the most efficient and cost effective way, by concentrating on consistently doing the right things and doing them well, enabling us to maximise shareholder value and stimulate growth.


Ensures that facilities, layout and machinery used to produce new and existing materials and goods run to their maximum efficiency and output. This includes total preventative maintenance, managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical equipment. Also including training and assessing of apprentices.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Install, maintain, improve and repair equipment, plant, services and building installations to set levels effectively in compliance with best practices ensuring production efficiency can be met within a safe well-presented facility.

Respond to technical issues affecting production and maintain electrical and mechanical services through Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM).

 Responsible for multiple highly complex major projects requiring innovative original solutions where results are key to successful completion of major projects.

 Work mostly independently with minimal supervision and work is reviewed at project milestones and/or on completion by Senior Management.

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management

  • Attend breakdowns, identify fault and problem solve, with minimal downtime to production
  • Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance and repairs to all types of plant and equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner and return equipment to operational service
  • Estimate length of time required to complete a job and likely consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
  • Identify and escalate any activity that has the potential to cause harm or damage
  • Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns to management
  • Ensure all work is undertaken to a high quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations
  • Ensure company targets are met in respect of quality of parts produced
  • Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules
  • Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders as required and provide feedback to develop the system
  • Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment
  • Plan and prioritise workload to support production and ensure efficient use of working time
  • Fill in job tickets/log completion of work on the computerised maintenance management system
  • Operate Fork Lift Truck and lifting equipment (MEWP)
  • Work within 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard
  • Promote environmental issues and ensure all company procedures are understood and followed
  • Ensure a safe working environment exists for self and colleagues, ensuring all health, safety environmental and quality management procedures are followed and achieve the company’s and departmental KPI targets
  • Keep up with current and developing manufacturing and engineering trends regarding maintenance
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Quality control of work by appropriate reviews
  • Plan projects or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented
  • Actively utilise continuous improvement methodology to progress the maintenance function
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks
  • Understand and operate within basic cost/budget measures
  • This not a definitive list and is subject to change as the business needs deem necessary.  You may be required to undertake differing tasks within your capability

People Management

  • Train and mentor apprentices, temporary and permanent staff
  • Provide leadership and assistance to less experienced staff and apprentices
  • Support training needs of the department and provide expertise to apprentices and trainees
  • Champion high team standards

Relationship Management

  • Assist visiting contractors when necessary
  • Work, liaise and utilise good effective communication with a range of internal departments, external suppliers, service providers and customers
  • Ensure that contractors are utilised in accordance with company procedures, ensure all documentation, risk assessments, method statements and general documents are presented
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Act as a point of contact for production and help provide a proactive feedback process between maintenance and other department

Self Management

  • Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Embraces personal challenge
  • Confident, rounded thinking
  • Is self aware
  • Is resilient, optimistic and open to change
  • High levels of motivation and action orientated
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together
  • Proactively contributes to the team

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exercise substantial initiative/judgement in work methods and interpreting goals
  • Work independently and is reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision
  • Self-supervising within the guidance and expectations of divisional management
  • Has verbal and written communication skills
  • Communicate with clarity and demonstrate excellence in approach to work and people activities
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
  • Ability to plan, analyse and challenge
  • Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of all people related processes and procedures
  • Able to identify root cause of problems

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • A Levels, ONC or equivalent City & Guilds level 3, NVQ level 3
  • Professional accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous
  • Completed a recognised indentured apprenticeship in maintenance engineering ideally with an electrical bias
  • Practical hands-on approach to problem solving
  • PC skills and experience of Microsoft packages
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and recognised QC tools
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including ISO14001 and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Quality standard TS16949
  • Experience of working with facilities management
  • Mechanical, electrical, electronic or software background with a working knowledge of the other disciplines
  • Substantial experience in a high volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive
  • Commercial understanding of the impact of failure/downtime on production and ultimately customer delivery

Join The Team

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HR Department
Powrmatic Limited
Hort Bridge
TA19 9PS

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