Maintenance Engineer - Manufacturing

Maintenance Engineer - Manufacturing

Tannochside, Glasgow

Full Time / Permanent

Do you want to work for a company who...

  • cares for its employees & customers in equal measure?
  • is serious about sustainability & the environmental impact of its products & processes?
  • can provide a long-term future & personal development for those who aspire?

If yes, then read on to find out more about the job on offer at Smurfit Kappa

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Maintenance Engineer - Manufacturing

Here at Smurfit Kappa Tannochside in Glasgow, we have an exciting opportunity for a talented Maintenance Engineer to join our Manufacturing team. Reporting directly to our Engineering Team Leader, our Maintenance Engineer is a key role, responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of machines and general plant, through the delivery of effective electrical and / or mechanical engineering skills.

Main Duties of the role are:

  • Maximising equipment utilisation by carrying out effective preventative maintenance procedures, routine safety checks on all processing equipment.
  • Promoting an environment of continuous improvement at all times and assisting in process improvement projects.
  • Installation and commissioning of new equipment.
  • Identification and recovery of fault situations on all processing equipment that includes Printing and Die cutting machines and ancillary devices.


  • Knowledge of systems that would be advantageous: Lenze, Sew, Siemens.
  • Knowledge of Siemens and Allen Bradley plc's.


  • Understanding hydraulic systems.
  • Understanding pneumatic systems.
  • Experience of mechanical drive systems (Power transmission).
  • General mechanical repairs.

To be successful in our Maintenance Engineer role, candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Educated to City & Guilds or HNC in Engineering is required (Electrical / Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 18th Edition Regulations Electrical certification is highly desirable
  • Ideally Alen Bradley and Siemens Plc experienced
  • Experience from related print industry background would be preferred
  • Highly organised, problem solver, methodical thought processes and high attention to detail

If this is the opportunity for you, please apply now!

What's on offer...

  • 26 days annual leave (plus 7 statutory) as standard
  • Buy / Sell Holiday Scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme (plus ad hoc access to independent financial advice)
  • Training & development
  • Free on site parking
  • Employee Assistance - 24/7 free & confidential support to both you and your family
  • Access to on site mental health and wellbeing support
  • Regular health assessments (role dependent)
  • Cycle to work scheme

Who are we?

We are a market-leading manufacturer of sustainable paper-based packaging. We care deeply about the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, the communities in which we operate, and the service provided to our customers. 

We have an incredibly loyal and capable workforce who we invest time in developing and encourage to reach their full potential.

We strive to create a fully inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds are free to be themselves and succeed. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences and welcome applications from all communities.   

We are:

  • A Disability Confident Employer and guarantee an interview to candidates who meet our essential criteria.
  • Open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options.
  • Happy to offer a wide range of Family Friendly policies including emergency time off for dependants and to provide generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave provisions for our valued colleagues.

To find out more about the hiring organisation please search for 'Better Planet Packaging Europe'.

Salary £35,000 to £43,000 Up to £43k PA DOE

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Old Edinburgh Road
G71 6PQ
United Kingdom

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