Maintenance Engineer

Posted 16 May by Coveris Easy Apply

Coveris is a global company specialising in high performance packaging, with more than 10,000 global employees and 60 strategically located facilities.

  • To maintain all machinery owned or hired by the company

  • To maintain preventative maintenance programme

  • To co-ordinate activities in line with business demands

  • Responsible for internal facilities e.g. heating and air conditioning and other utilities

  • Play an active role in the development of engineering services

  • General maintenance of electrical equipment and systems

  • Co-ordinate contractors as required

  • Ensure all machines/equipment resources are available to meet business demands

  • Maintain adequate spares to support the plant

  • Co-ordinate the hiring/de-hiring of any special equipment

  • Take part in performance improvement programmes

  • To comply with legal requirements and to work within Company health and safety guidelines

  • Maintain high level of general housekeeping



  • Good general standard of education
  • Qualified to HNC/HND level (or recognised apprenticeship)
  • Computer literate - Word, Excel etc


Minimum essential experience

  • Minimum 3-4 years experience in maintenance engineering (preferably within packaging industry)
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of AC/DC drives and plc interrogation/programming (Siemens S7)

Additional desirable experience

  • Knowledge of high-pressure thermoforming machines, extrusion machines and formers

Individual Performance Characteristics

Work Approach:

  • Proactive and dynamic
  • Strong motivational skills
  • Be organised and able to prioritise
  • Confident in decision making
Interpersonal skills:
  • Strong problem solving
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective listening and questioning skills
Intellectual skills:
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Material, product and process knowledge

Additional skills:

  • Direct and honest approach
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Characteristics sought:

  • Assertive
  • Confident
  • Analytical
  • Enthusiastic
  • Supportive
  • Proactive

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Machinery
  • Packaging
  • Maintenance Engineering

Reference: 35156630

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