Maintenance Engineer

Job title | Maintenance Engineer

Reports to | Maintenance Manager

Location | The role will be based at our manufacturing site in Thurmaston, Leicester, LE4 9LN

Hours | Either working the Day Shift (Monday to Friday, 7.30 am to 4.30 pm) or the Double Day Shift (Monday to Friday, 06:00 to 14:00 & 14:00 to 22:00, rotating weekly)

The Company:
The Nylacast Group are a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and supply of engineering plastic solutions, with a global brand presence and 9 worldwide locations.

Job role:
The Maintenance Engineer role will aid the overall effectiveness & efficiency of the division by reducing downtime on machines whilst continuously striving to improve processes to plant & machinery and furthermore to provide a support service to the production and to the Division in relation to maintenance issues to ensure machinery has maximum uptime possible.

Main duties include, however not limited to:

  • Responsible for Reactive / Breakdown Maintenance
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)
  • Support in the improvement of processes and machinery
  • Comply with Nylacast Ltd H&S policy and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements and ·ensure that all H&S procedures and engineering best practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure accurate & timely records are entered/recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares/consumables used.
  • Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods/procedures to reduce these.
  • Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment.


Experience & requirements:

  • Must be a time-served engineer (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Recognised engineering qualifications (essential)
  • Previous maintenance experience – manufacturing environment preferable (essential)
  • Competent electrical/electronic fault finding and analysis skills (essential)
  • Self-managing – Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills


Equal opportunities and other information/terms:

Nylacast Ltd welcomes the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide expertise dedication and imagination to propel us to a prosperous future.  We believe that all employees have a right to be treated with dignity and will not tolerate any form of harassment furthermore Nylacast operates Non-Smoking Policies.


Please note due to the high level of Applications/CVs that we will potentially receive, we will only be contacting applicants that will be taken through to the next stage

Job Ref: Maintenance Engineer

Please send all CV’s/Applications to: Nylacast HR

Closing date for applications will be 29/06/2015

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