Reference : GBR05147

Shift Maintenance Engineer (Early/Late)

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Canterbury
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 01/20/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years.

We’re looking for an experienced Shift Maintenance Engineer to maintain our equipment and improve reliability across our manufacturing facility, ideally you’ll have experience in both electrical and mechanical maintenance responsible for ensuring tasks are completed within a safe, timely and cost effective manner.  

You’ll be working for Glassolutions in Canterbury. Glassolutions is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and are the UK’s leading provider of glass and glazing solutions to the architectural, construction, building maintenance, door and window and insurance repair sectors.

We operate a 2 shift working patterns: Early & Late shift, with one Saturday worked out of 4 weeks.

Is the Shift Maintenance Engineer role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. For this role in particular we are looking for someone who has a background maintaining plant equipment with strong problem solving abilities as we continually strive to seek ways to reduce breakdown duration and frequency.  

  • Preferably apprenticeship and/or City & Guilds trained within an Engineering discipline
  • Proven experience working within an industrialised manufacturing environment focused on maintenance activity
  • Preferably Electrically biased with a good working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical fitting, ELV control circuits, PLC knowledge is advantageous
  • 17th or 18th Ed electrical certified with a sound knowledge of the Electricity at Work Regulations.
  • Respect for Health & Safety policies and regulations

 What will I be doing in the role?

The Shift Maintenance Engineer role is really important to our success, in this role you will;

  • Repair, improve, and maintain production plant and equipment in order to achieve optimum performance, while working safely at all times and in a timely manner.
  • Use problem solving tools to identify the root cause of failures, along with proposing appropriate corrective and sustaining actions.
  • Reduce equipment breakdown duration (mean time to repair), and reduce the frequency of breakdowns (mean time between failures).
  • Find innovative ways to overcome technical problems.
  • Conformance with all site EHS systems and procedures in relation to tasks being undertaken.
  • Maintain daily records of activities and follow all department procedures and systems.



Are Glassolutions and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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