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Shift Maintenance Engineer
Operations Technical Group
Job Reference
Reporting to
Maintenance Lead
Number of
Continental Shift patterns
and hours as required by
local business needs
Chipping Norton
The Shift Maintenance Engineer will ensure the delivery the business needs by
performing effective troubleshooting and planned preventative maintenance routines to
prolong the useful life and optimise the efficiency of production equipment throughout
the company.
Supporting production activities at all times be ensuring minimum response times to
equipment breakdown, and ensure maintenance cover for production areas is provided
at all times by demonstrating flexibility regarding shift patterns and working overtime as
The Shift Maintenance Engineer will be allocated to a production division, so that when
not engaged in PPM or breakdowns they shall work with the areas Process
Improvement Engineers, continuously monitoring and improving performance against
targeted KPI’s and metrics.
To carry out repairs on machinery in all areas of the site as expediently as possible
and to liase with production personnel to minimise downtime.
To ensure that planned preventative maintenance is carried out correctly in a
timely manner.
To ensure that all repair and maintenance documentation is maintained with full
compliance with all regulatory guide lines and company Standard Operating
Procedures at all times.
To work with Process Improvement Engineers to ensure that corrective actions are
put in place to avoid repeated maintenance issues and to assist in the continuous
development of production processes and plant.
Ensure compliance to all aspects of the Company’s Health, Safety and
Environmental procedures.
To personally identify and encourage other associates to do so areas for
improvements to our processes, products and compliance.
Undertake specific training as required and to identify and help implement training
of other associates as required.
Provide support to the Facilities Maintenance Engineer to ensure that critical utility
supply is maintained at all times.
Perform with other associates effective shift handovers at the start and end of each
Active participation in, facilitation of, Team effectiveness. Taking actions that
demonstrate consideration for the feelings and needs of others, being aware of the
effect one one’s behaviour on others.
Participate if required in engineering activities scheduled during plant shutdowns
e.g., Christmas / public holidays.
Ensuring housekeeping and cleanliness standards are met at all times.
To be responsible for the creation and maintenance of spare parts stock levels.
To be responsible for the security and maintenance of tools and equipment issued
to the Maintenance team.
Conduct themselves at all time in a professional and courteous manner, and
maintain a good appearance acceptable to our customers and management.
The achievement of agreed personnel objectives.
Whilst the above responsibilities constitute the primary functions of the role, the Shift
Maintenance Engineer may be required to carry out other reasonable tasks as dictated
by the needs of the business.
People Management
Additional Authority
Knowledge and
Recommendations for improvements.
 Working knowledge of current safety regulations and legislation.
 Relevant working knowledge in a regulated industry and GMP.
 Ability to demonstrate theoretical knowledge with practical application.
 Proven experience in a maintenance role in a manufacturing environment that
includes moulding and assembly machinery.
 Strong skills in mechanical and electrical fault finding and repair.
 Ability to make decisions under pressure.
 Must have practical problem solving and communication skills are essential.
 Make decisions to maximise plant output and efficiency and balance those
decisions with GMP, safety, product quality and cost issues.
 NVQ level 3 in related topic.
 Recognised multi-skilled engineering apprenticeship.
 ONC/HNC qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering.
 Excellent reactive attitude.
 Highly organised.
 Positive and pro-active.
 Ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels.
 Ability to influence others to achieve own objectives.
Signed ______________________________________ Date: ________________
Signed ______________________________________ Date: ________________
Occupational Health Hazards – job and working environment (Tick all that all that apply):
(Internal use only and explored at interview stage)
Noise above Lower Exposure
Heavy Manual Handling (regularly
Action Value
lifting more than 20kg)
Regular repetitive movements of
hands and arms
Work on Computers (>1 hour
continual per day)
Occupational driving (inc. FLT)
Hand Arm Vibration