Reference : 582828

Facilities Maintenance Craft Person

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/16/2020

Who are we ?

British Gypsum, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is the UK’s leading manufacturer of interior lining systems. Our mission is to develop innovative products and services that help customers build better spaces to live, work and play. In every kind of building – from home to work, from the local supermarket to the local hospital – we help to create partitions, provide comfort, protect against fire and insulate against sound.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experience Facilities maintenance person to join our passionate and knowledgeable engineering team as the Facilities Maintenance Craft Person, based in East Leake, Loughborough. This exciting role will see you help us ensure we maintain the world class safety and world class reliability of our facilities and production equipment, utilising your carpentry and joinery tim-served apprenticeship learnt skills, plus the chance to gain new modern maintenance techniques.

You will join our large on site engineering department as a key member of the facilities maintenance team working 8am-4pm Monday to Friday.

What will you be doing in the role?

In the role as Facilities Maintenance Craft person, you will;

  • Ensure that all Facilities plant equipment is maintained safely and for the safety of others
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance ensuring high standards are kept to maximise plant reliability
  • Daily interaction with site operators and other engineering departments discussing issues and understanding equipment performance as well as passing on knowledge.
  • Be involved in root cause analysis and continuous improvements under the Facilities department areas across the entire site.

Am I what you’re looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, were agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and were supportive of and close to our cutomers. Does this sound like you?

For the Facilities Maintenance Craft Person specifically, it is important that you have:

  • Ability to work safely using risk assessments and LOTO
  • Apprentice trained qualification
  • Ideally HNC level (but heavily dependent on experience)
  • Computer literate – Microsoft office & CMMS software
  • Team player (one team)

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based drylining systems and products. In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.


What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

We recognise the value of diversity and the talents that those from diverse backgrounds can contribute to our success. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular we would like to welcome and attract more women into our business.


No Agency CV’s please.


Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).



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