Our goals - Your path

Ensure engineering support to focused tasks and activities to minimize machinery downtime and improve overall equipment efficiency.

1. Coordinate all engineering activities through the CMMS system and ensure high levels of safety management are maintained and adherence to all relevant standards and codes of practice.

2. Management of all maintenance records and associated remedial works to ensure legal compliance and company procedures are adhered to with regards to inspection and testing, mods to plant and equipment repairs and refurbishment

3. Fulfill duty manager on call rota. Arrange engineering cover for all out of hours activities to support production, engineering, project needs and call outs.

The Opportunity:  

  • Ensure a safe working environment for my colleagues and myself, work to safe systems of work ( permit to work, confined spaces, coshh etc) and at maximum efficiency, by conducting reactive, corrective and preventative maintenance tasks
  • Step change facility & behavioural safety, maintain equipment to high standard of compliance with H&S policies, procedures, legislative requirements and code of practices  (zero harm + full legal compliance)
  • Breakdown compliance to daily priority needs, managed through CMMS and priority orders, scheduled and complete daily
    Maintenance housekeeping at point of activity and workshop kept to high standards. Equipment booking out procedure utilised comprehensively
  • Ensure consistent quality workmanship, attend training to ensure competency improvement and development. Carry out routine process checks to ensure SOP documentation comprehensively captures standardised work practices. Ensure machinery operates cleanly, correctly and produces quality products as OEE manuals.

 The Rewards:

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and a sweep of great benefits. We pride ourselves on our total reward package:

  • Holiday 25 days rising to 28 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • A company pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Private healthcare for you, with option to add family
  • Group life cover at 6x your annual salary
  • Global Income Protection (PHI)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Staff discount platform & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dedicated Service Awards for reaching key milestones
  • Selected discounted Sika products

The Skills:

  • Knowledge of all EHS legislation and codes of practice to include:- Legionella, LOLER, CDM, PUWER, Racking safety, WRAS, Confined space, LEV dust and vapour, Working at height, Electricity at work
  • Factory & manufacturing technical knowledge
  • Lean manufacturing and best practice techniques (TPM, AM, CBM, Planned, Predictive, Quality)
  • Manufacturing-business-systems CMMS and ERP (SAP)
  • (computerized maintenance management system)
  • Process safety knowledge including DSEAR, ATEX, HAZOP, SIS, PUWER, LOLER, IOSH
  • Leading, managing and developing a strong team and culture. Capable of delegating and empowering others.
  • Practical & Applied Knowledge - Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and control

The Future: 

Potential Career Routes: Engineering Team Leader>Engineering Manager

The opportunity to progress within a global company across a variety of business areas.

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Apprentice trained as a minimum, Willingness to learn and develop career
  • Engaging an Engineering / Project Engineering / Manufacturing-Engineering team within a highly technical environment. Multi-skilled engineer ideally suited to significant change. Clear and articulate communicator
  • Defining and implementing complex capital investment projects within an advanced factory setting using structured methods and communication ( some training required to develop the engineer)
  • Embraces and thrives in a workplace where cultural, knowledge & experience diversity is recognised as a significant competitive advantage

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for waterproofing, bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 9.3 billion in 2021.