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Sleaford, UK

Maintenance Engineer

Applications are invited for the role of Maintenance Engineer

Summary and Purpose

Established in 2009 in Sleaford Lincolnshire SHD remain committed to providing exceptional levels of service and flexibility coupled with a wealth of experience within the composite industry. SHD Composite Materials Ltd are the leading edge of advance composites technology and manufacture a wide range of thermoset prepregs, which include carbon, glass, aramid, natural and hybrid fabrics whilst also offering a toll impregnation service.

The purpose of this role is to work alongside our current team of multi skilled engineers ensuring that industrial machine and equipment runs smoothly and reliably.

Person Specification

In this role, you will be carrying out breakdown, planned and preventative maintenance on a variety of production machinery plus assist SHD Engineering in the building of converting machines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working in accordance with the company Quality and Health and Safety procedures at all times.
  • Responsible for the safe installation and upkeep of all main production and auxiliary equipment.
  • Deliver fast, effective electrical/mechanical fault finding by investigating the root cause and identify and implement preventative solutions making sure that the Production Manager is informed if a shutdown is required and that all plant and equipment is safe prior to handing back to production team.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure the spares inventory is correctly identified and located in the correct location.
  • Practise continuous improvement, innovation and pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions to problems encountered wherever possible.
  • To undertake any other duties from time to time as can be reasonably requested by the company.

Skills and Ability

  • Good understanding of English and Maths.
  • The ability to work within a team and work without supervision once trained.
  • Clear and effective communicator.
  • Recognised electrical qualification – City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Certificate & City & Guilds 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. (Essential).
  • Maintenance experience on a range of production machinery.
  • Fault find ability on electrical and mechanical breakdowns.
  • Experience in the installation of new lines.
  • Welding experience (Preferred).
  • Knowledge of inverter drives.


  • Passion for SHD Materials Composite Materials Ltd
  • Friendly, flexible team player with a can-do-attitude

Our employees are very important to us and job satisfaction is of paramount importance.

Therefore, in return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to join a thriving company that offers excellent long-term prospects for progression.

This is a full-time position.

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