Facilities / Maintenance Engineer

Reference: 00206_1469195582
Sector(s): Maintenance
Salary: £23,500 to £24,000 Per Annum
Salary Details: numerous benefits
Town/City: Kettering
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Title: Facilities / Maintenance Technician

Location: Kettering

Salary: 11.50 per hour (£24'000 per annum)

Benefits: 25 days' annual leave with the 8 Bank Holidays. Death in Service scheme which is 2 x salary. Also Pension scheme.

Purpose of Job:

Responsible for the buildings, facilities and grounds of the site.

Responsible for the maintenance and service of all machinery and technical equipment on site.


  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance system
  • Assist in the preparation of preventive maintenance records
  • Ensure safety checks on all machinery are conducted and records maintained
  • Respond to machine breakdowns to minimise plant downtime
  • Install and commission new and current equipment where required
  • Liaise with on-site contractors where required
  • Ensure all contractors are signed in/out and that necessary paperwork and subsequent safety procedures are adhered to
  • Procure and maintain spares lists for all equipment
  • Maintain all reactive/preventive records on all machinery and equipment using the maintenance system
  • Reduce/minimise machine downtime to achieve performance measures


  • An understanding of the Health and Safety at Work etc.
  • A forklift truck license is preferred but not essential
  • A full UK driver's license is essential

Skills and Experience:

  • IT literate including proficiency in Microsoft applications is essential
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills are essential
  • At least five years' experience within a maintenance/facilities environment is essential