Maintenance Engineer

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

Maintenance Engineer

Based in Gelderland (The Netherlands)

Job ref: SG/47336

Salary: Competitive, with shift allowance and excellent benefits

The client:

Our client is a global manufacturer of bottles and other rigid plastic containers; meeting the needs of blue-chip clients worldwide and across various markets, such as food & beverage, personal, home and auto care.

For their site in the Netherlands, they are currently looking for a multi-skilled maintenance engineer to join their team.

The role:

The maintenance engineer maintains and repairs production equipment on site and is responsible for implementing on-going continuous improvement activities.



* Plan and carry out scheduled preventive maintenance tasks on the site's equipment

* Carry out routine plant inspection and gathers/logs data for analysis

* Respond effectively to equipment breakdowns in order to minimize downtime and establish the root cause

* Is proactive on the correction and modification of re-occurring machine processing faults

* Attend site and engineering meetings to align the plan of work for the day with the production teams

Health & Safety (when applicable)

* Plan, implement and coordinate safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions

* Promoting workplace and equipment safety by identifying and monitoring potential hazards to people or the sites equipment

* Report inefficient operations and safety issues to supervisory personnel, so that corrective action can be initiated in accordance with the sites Health and Safety policy

Continuous improvements

* Carry out small engineering projects to improve machine/equipment efficiencies

* Cooperate closely with other functions on the site, delivering accurate information to optimise the sites overall performance


* Ensure engineering history is accurately recorded

* Ensure time worked is booked to the maintenance order

* Ensure parts components are booked to correct SAP maintenance transactions

* Produce and keep engineering reports and SAP maintenance records updated


* 3 – 5 years’ experience

* Experience with Automation and (packaging) machinery in a production environment required

* Relevant degree in related field – preferably Electrical / Mechanical

* Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems and PLC systems – Allan Bradley, Siemens S7 (preferable)

* English language skills required, if no Dutch

* SAP skills preferable but not essential


* Hands-on approach

* Strong communication skills

* Good knowledge of fault finding techniques

* Ability to priorities tasks and decision making

* Focused and driven to achieving goals

* Able to work as part of a team and individually

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Göteborg, Istanbul, Lyon, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.


Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: (phone number removed)

Exhibiting at: Plastteknik, Med-Tech, Chemspec Europe, Kunststoffen, PPMA, K, Interpack, Compounding World, Interplas

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