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Maintenance Engineer

The People Co. / Make Jobs
Tyne and Wear
£40,000 - £45,000
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Maintenance Engineer

Tyne and Wear


£40,000 to £45,000


Job purpose
To assist the Engineering Manager in making sure machinery and equipment runs smoothly and effectively. To complete all relevant paperwork in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • · Finding and fixing faults  
  • · Overhauling and replacing parts according to schedule 
  • · Responding immediately to machinery breakdowns 
  • · Carrying out scheduled preventative checks on machinery and parts 
  • · Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance 
  • · Obtaining specialist components, fixtures or fittings 
  • · Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation 
  • · Managing stocks of supplies and equipment 
  • · Escort contractors to place of work and assist when needed, making sure all appropriate paperwork has been implemented, and contractors are correctly attired before maintenance begins. 

Key skills for maintenance engineers 

  • · An ability to work well under pressure 
  • · Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • · Relevant technical knowledge 
  • · Problem-solving skills 
  • · Efficiency and organisation 
  • · Team working skills 



Good, skilled people are at the heart of any successful manufacturing operation. Investing in the right people will ensure a safe and hygienic environment where manufacturing efficiencies are realised, and customer fulfilment demands are met. Through our Make division, we find people with the precise blend of experience required for our clients’ manufacturing roles. From health & safety officers to multi-skilled engineers and factory managers, our People can help.

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