Maintenance Engineer

Ref: 327 Date Posted: Friday 05 Jul 2019
LinkedIn ShareShare

Job Purpose:

To provide engineering support for all manufacturing and production equipment associated with our manufacturing process.



Job Specific Competencies


Performing of all Planned and Unplanned Maintenance for all Equipment used in the Manufacturing Process:

  • Preventative maintenance plan
  • Liaising with manufacturing planning to allow equipment engineering functions to take place
  • Electrical and mechanical trouble shooting


Providing Support to the Engineering Team on Issues Over and Above Equipment Maintenance:

  • Update documentation to support equipment modifications
  • Liaising with process engineers and development to optimise equipment efficiency, productivity and quality
  • Maintaining and developing of engineering infrastructure with LFSS


Engineering Improvement Projects:

  • Support engineering improvement projects
  • Meet timescales
  • Meet budgets


Train Colleagues:

  • Assist in development of team skills matrix by coaching colleagues


Dealing with Equipment Suppliers and Service Providers


Design of Small Equipment/Brackets etc. to Support all Areas of Engineering:

  • Sub contract if/when necessary
  • Perform tasks on site




•           Integrity & Credo based Actions

•           Results & Performance Driven

•           Sense of urgency

•           Strategic Thinking

•           Big Picture Orientation

•           Intellectual Curiosity

•           Prudent Risk Taking

•           Organization & Talent Development

•           Collaboration & Teaming

•           Self Awareness & Adaptability




•           Knowledge of PLC/microprocessor or computer controlled production equipment

•           Pneumatic control systems and mechanical engineering

•           Ability to read and understand electrical and pneumatic schematics

•           Practical hands on person        





•           Experience with high and low voltage supplies

•           Previous experience in performing planned and unplanned maintenance

•           Demonstration of sound methodology in faultfinding techniques

•           Involved in machine commissioning

•           Training experience






Qualifications and Experience:



  • Apprenticeship served with ONC/HNC in Engineering


  • HND or a relevant engineering discipline



  • Good foundation in both electrical and mechanical engineering with elements of control systems
  • Additional qualifications/courses applicable to the position



Employer’s Responsibility for Health, Safety & Environment


All managers and supervisors are responsible for the health & safety of those working for them and for the minimisation of the environmental impact of the activities under their control.


Responsibilities are defined as:


  • Ensure all their staff are adequately trained in required tasks and such training is documented
  • Perform periodic health, safety & environmental inspections and document these
  • Conduct periodic job observations on their employees and encourage their staff to take part in these observations
  • Conduct group HSE meetings with their staff
  • Encourage their staff to report HSE hazards
  • Support their staff who have specific HSE responsibilities or roles e.g. first aider
  • Ensure accidents and incidents are fully investigated and reported and that preventive and corrective actions are closed out
  • HSE is considered when setting their staff’s individual goals


Employee’s Responsibility for Health, Safety & Environment


All employees have a duty to ensure their own safety, the safety of their fellow

employees and the protection of the environment by ensuring they comply with the

requirements of the Health, Safety and Environment Policies and Procedures.

They must also comply with the control measures stated in risk assessments and

Standard Operating Procedures.

Specialists in consultancy

At Medical Engineers we have a range of technical consulting jobs in the medical engineering industry throughout the UK. Requiring a broad range of technical and management skills and most importantly the ability to communicate effectively. Consultancy roles require candidates with unique abilities. Roles vary in length of contract depending on clients’ requirements.

Our degree qualified consultants have specialist knowledge of the UK medical engineering consultancy job market. We have a successful track record in finding the best candidates for our clients who know and trust Medical Engineers to understand their business requirements.

Contact Us Today