Senior Maintenance Engineer

Senior Maintenance Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Maintenance Engineer to join our team.


  • Supervision of small team of plant engineers (x2);
  • Responsible for regular service checks on production line machinery;
  • Carry out PPM duties on production line machines and also carry out any breakdown repairs where required;
  • Responsible for dealing with contractors;
  • Assist Engineering manager where required;
  • Liase with suppliers and ordering consumables to replenish stocks;
  • Management and development of the maintenance team – ensuring that training needs are identified and met;
  • Management of multi-million-pound projects;
  • Ensuring the plant is maintained to high standards, allowing for the facility to operate at maximum efficiency;
  • Manage the PPM schedule;
  • Run factory shutdowns.


  • Creating PPM schedules;
  • Experience in supervising a team;
  • Management of multi-million-pound projects;
  • Previous dealings with contractors and ordering consumables;
  • Strong Pneumatic experience;
  • Mechanical engineering, Pneumatics, bearings, pumps, valves, chains and boilers;
  • Manage the PPM schedule;
  • Electrical and Mechanical aptitude – 70/30 electrical biased;
  • Some flexibility with working hours to cover holidays etc;
  • Worked on Servo drives and inverter drives (motors);
  • Project management experience;
  • Run factory shutdowns;
  • Electrical and mechanical installation work;
  • Experience working on the likes of conveyors, mixers, motors and boilers;
  • Strong PLC experience.