Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will work closely with all production teams performing both planned and breakdown maintenance on print and print related areas and to respond to requests for repairs/spared ordering in a timely manner in accordance with the requirements of the business.  

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Performing planned maintenance on print and print related machinery to ensure that they are at a high standard
  • Acting in a training capacity to print minders to enhance current maintenance practices
  • Implementing and providing training for all employees for planned preventative maintenance programs in finishing
  • Responding to breakdowns and requests for work
  • Implementing improvements on current processed
  • Reducing downtime of current equipment and maintain the current spare part inventory
  • Identifying and implementing improvements on current finishing maintenance processes
  • Working with management to establish new spare parts processes including Kanbans where necessary to improve spare part inventory management
  • Developing and recording all engineering activities carried out by use of the Electronic Maintenance Management System including spare parts ordering and booking in
  • Effectiveness of machinery and therefore production output

Health and Safety: 

  • Taking reasonable care for the health and safety of self and others, and working with due regard to the responsibilities detailed in the company’s Health and Safety Policy Statement.
  • Take the lead with regards to any H&S issues throughout the department, ensuring that all staff are complying with the company procedures

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


  • City & Guilds trained with an HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • 18th Edition certificate


  • Experience working within a manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical engineering experience
  • Organisational skills with quick reactivity to breakdowns
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making ability
  • Computer literate
  • Adaptable technician with experience working with PLC's, AC/DC motors, drives and controllers, ideally within the packaging industry.
  • Adaptable fault finding and rectification skills.
  • IPAF working at heights training


  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Respect

Working hours: 

  • Full time, permanent employee required
  • 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Double day rotating shift pattern


  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • 26 days holiday entitlement per annum 
  • Shutdown over the Christmas period
  • Refer a friend scheme - £375


“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.

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