Maintenance Engineer

The Maintenance Department acts as a service department to the Group Production Departments, aiming to ensure all machinery and equipment is properly maintained and restored to use as soon as possible in the event of a breakdown.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • To understand the function & operation of production & service machinery within Dextra Services Limited.
  • To have a knowledge of hydraulic, electrical & PLC systems.
  • Make routine inspections of equipment.
  • To fault find, repair & ensure smooth running of machinery.
  • To maintain & service machinery & their associated tooling.
  • To learn basic functions of programming of machines.
  • To have knowledge of Microsoft Windows based programs, for updating spare parts inventories.
  • Have an ability to fabricate components, jigs & fixtures to aid the manufacturing & assembly departments.
  • Assist where appropriate with the installation or relocation of equipment & install services for machinery where required.
  • Cover maintenance work in other departments that may arise from time to time.
  • Follow all Quality Control guidelines set by the Company.
  • Follow the requirements of the Company’s ISO Procedure.
  • Follow the Company’s Health and Safety Policy, work instructions & safe systems of work.

Post Requirements

  • Background in maintenance/engineering environment.
  • Good communication skills
  • Background in mechanical / electrical / PLC / CNC controlled machinery preferred.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to work under own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Computer Literate
  • Maintain a tidy work environment
  • Reliability
  • Flexible (to cover holidays, sick etc., on other shifts)