Maintenance Engineer - Electrical bias

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer - Electrical bias
Job Reference: LB/0021203211_13

Location: Thatcham
Job Type: Permanent

£37000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: 25 hol, Pension
Sector: Engineering

Posted 2 days ago

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join a fast paced manufacturing company based in the Thatcham area.

This is an exciting and varied role working within an environment full of complex machinery and diverse engineering challenges.

The Maintenance Engineer Role:      

- As the Engineer you will be completing reactive and preventative maintenance on packaging machinery.
- The Maintenance Engineer will work from a CMMS (Computerised maintenance management system) in close collaboration with the production leaders and Engineering Manager to maximise machine efficiency and minimise both machinery breakdowns and production disturbances.
- The Multi skilled maintenance engineer will be involved in improvement programs as a part of a drive to improve machine efficiency and safety.
- The Maintenance Technician will attend daily team support meetings where necessary and relay feedback on issues relating to maintenance to the operating teams.

The Successful Maintenance Engineer Requirements:     

- The successful Maintenance Engineer will be confident to resolve both complex mechanical and electrical issue and will have previous demonstrable experience of doing so within a Manufacturing industry.

- You will have an electrical bias to your skills and ideally be qualified electrically, though an ability to demonstrate competence through significant experience will be considered.

- The Maintenance Engineer MUST have previously worked within a manufacturing environment whether that is FMCG, Automotive, Aerospace, Packaging or Food.

£37,000  - £40,000 per year

Shift Pattern =         

6am – 2pm (Monday to Friday)
2pm – 10pm (Monday to Friday)
10pm – 6am (Monday to Thursday)

 ( 2 x12 hour days) 11 Weekends per year is also part of your shift rotation.

Candidates applying for this role may have previously worked in the following roles:
Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Technician / Shift Engineer / electrical maintenance engineer / Multi skilled Maintenance Technician

If you are interested in the Maintenance Engineer position please click apply to be considered.


Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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