Reference : 572993

Maintenance Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
    Canterbury
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/24/2019

Who are we ?


Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Electrical Maintenance Engineer opportunity.

How will you support us?

This role is working within our successful and highly respected Glassolutions division who are the leading glass partners for building professionals. 

They are the largest processor, distributor and repairer of glazing systems in the UK. With a heritage stretching back 150 years, it’s become a £60M turnover business operating from 11 locations. 

Due to the continued growth and increasing order book we have a great opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join us at our production site in Canterbury.  As Electrical Maintenance Engineer you will be joining a dedicated team that is responsible for site maintenance and keeping production flowing in this fast paced environment. 

Your day to day responsibilities will include;

•Diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults
•Undertake scheduled and reactive maintenance of production equipment and plant
•Keep maintenance records up to date
•Carrying out machine inspections
•Identify on-going maintenance issues and assist in root cause analysis in an attempt eradicate
•Ensuring all work is complying with H&S legislation

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working.

In order to be successful in this role you will ideally have some of the following;

•Completed an electrical maintenance/engineering apprenticeship and/or a recognized Electrical qualification and/or equivalent experience in this role.
•Experience within an industrialized manufacturing environment would be highly advantageous.
•Bench fitting, basic workshop machining, welding and fabrication as well as sound knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
•The ability to read and fault find from Mechanical/Hydraulic/Pneumatic drawings and ideally trained against the Electricity at Work Regulations

We know that our business is only as good as the people we employ, that’s why we strive to invest in people like you to take our business to the next level.  We will look to advance your skills and boost your career goals by ongoing professional development and genuine career progression opportunities. 

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.

 Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Glassolutions this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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