The Opportunity

The Electrical Maintenance Engineer plays a key part in the success of the maintenance department and is responsible for ensuring minimal downtime of the production printing and converting machinery. 

The small and dynamic team at Bristol is integral to the success of WestRock. The company is going through a strong period of growth so the ability to adapt, be inquisitive and work closely with peers is crucial to the success of this role.

How will you impact WestRock

·        Carrying out planned preventative maintenance toensure maximum efficiency of the production process.

·        Fault finding diagnosis and repair.

·        Specific responsibility for Electrical and Electronic repairs to KBA printing and Bobst converting machinery.

·        Mechanical machine repair as and when required.

·        Responsibility for good repair and upkeep of the building and its facilities to comply with legislation and company procedures.


What you need to succeed

·        Ideally City & Guilds trained with an HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering.

·        17th Edition certificate preferable, but not essential.

·        Adaptable technician with experience working with PLC's, AC/DC motors, drives and controllers,ideally within the packaging industry.

·        Experience working with KBA and Bobst machines advantageous.

·        Adaptable fault finding and rectification skills.

·        Excellent communication skills, both internally and externally.

·        Must also be self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure.


What we offer

·       Salary depending on skills, competencies and potential with a benefits package comprising Income Protection, Life Assurance and Pension.

·        12hr shifts, working 36hours per week, covering 24/6 days and nights.

·        Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence.

·        Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.

·        A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.