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Maintenance Engineer

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Type
6 Oct 2020
Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.

We're no ordinary manufacturing business. Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we're committed to providing new solutions to today's social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.

Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years. Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer to join our Supreme Concrete site in Bedford.

Specific responsibilities include:

Safely coordinate, plan and implement effective maintenance systems for the Bedford operation.

Initiating repairs to plant and machinery in a responsive manner, in order to ensure continuity of production.

Ensuring all compliant checks & undertake PPM as per maintenance program carrying out effectively and on

time keeping accurate records for reference.
Safely planning, prioritising and implementing agreed corrective actions within the maintenance role that arise

in the day to day operation of the site and from improvement initiatives and meetings.

Ensure that the main plant of the site (batching, mixing and concrete delivery) is prioritised and maintained to

a high standard to provide an ongoing reliable supply of concrete to all machines.

Coordinating, control and direct contractors working on site to carry out their required work in a safe and

effective manner.
Taking a proactive role in achieving and where possible exceeding standards and performance in Health and

Safety, Financial, Quality and Customer Service and Environmental requirements of the business.

Assisting the organising of essential spares as efficiently and effectively as required using supply lead times,

cost and risk analysis to determine the spares purchased.
Essential Qualifications & Experience:

Industry Recognised Qualifications such as Mechanical/Electrical: NVQ level 3, City & Guilds Pt 1 & 2

Sound Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Knowledge, such as Hydraulics and Pneumatics, bench fitting.

Production Knowledge Experience
Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Continuous Improvement Approach
Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
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  • Job Reference: 179591945-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent