Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

Closing Date: 22-07-2022

Closing Date: 22-07-2022

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Location: CarryDuff

Hours of work: 40 hours per week
(including 1 day in college)

Main Purpose


To work with the maintenance team to carry out maintenance tasks as required.



  1. Carry out maintenance tasks (Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Electrical & Electronic) as required.
  2. Work with the maintenance team to reduce downtime.
  3. Ensure adherence to company routine and preventative maintenance (PM) programs.
  4. Help to ensure adequate stocks of spares and lubricants
  5. Be aware of associated costs of production and endeavour to reduce where possible.
  6. Participate in Lean improvement projects.
  7. Record and report maintenance issues to Supervisor.
  8. Ensure place of work is clean and tidy at all times.
  9. Ensure compliance with Health and Safety procedures.
  10. Any other duties commensurate with the role and within capabilities.


The above list is not exhaustive but provides a broad range

of key duties and responsibilities of post.






Employee Specification: Apprentice Maintenance Engineer



e.g. Qualifications, experience, training

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above
  • GCSE English Language Grade C


  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment


E.g. Communication skills, Negotiation skills, Influencing skills.

  • Ability to record and report maintenance data.
  • Adherence and appreciation for  housekeeping standards.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace.


E.g., Attitude, Reliability, Co-operation

  • Methodical in approach
  • Reliable
  • Works well on own initiative and as part of a team.


E.g. Flexibility in hours, Mobility, Time keeping

  • Can travel to and from work areas as and when required.
  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Good time keeper
  • Be able to respond to call outs outside normal working hours.

Physical Attributes:

E.g. Appearance, Health.

Medically fit to undertake the physical requirements of the job

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