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Electrical/Mechanical Site Maintenance Engineer - Peterborough

Date posted: 10/11/21

We are currently looking to recruit a new Electrical/Mechanical Site Maintenance Engineer to join our team based in Peterborough. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that site machinery is maintained in good working order and repairs are made in a timely fashion with minimum disruption to production. All work must adhere to current legislation and regulations.

Glazerite UK Group Ltd is a leading trade supplier of VEKA & Halo Windows, Doors & Conservatories to the fenestration industry who have gone from strength to strength in the 21 years’ we have been open for business. We manufacture one of the widest product portfolios in the industry with an excellent support package for all of our installers. Across our sites in Wellingborough, Peterborough, Bolton & Bristol we currently employ in the region of 275 people.

We are presently going through an exciting period of change which will enable the Company to move forward into its next generation, building on the Company’s existing values and commitment to continually improve our processes, provide consistent quality and outstanding service in all aspects of our work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Electrical and Mechanical Diagnostics, maintenance and repair of all site machinery at Bolton.
  • Respond to machinery breakdowns as required by the Production Manager/Supervisors, ensuring the minimum downtime of machinery.
  • Assuring Company quality standards are maintained.
  • Ensure all work carried out adheres to current Legislation and Regulations.
  • Carry out modifications and installations as necessary.
  • Provide feedback to the Production Manager, including any outstanding work and unavailable machinery.
  • Maintain machinery spares to prevent excessive downtime.
  • General site maintenance.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of the business.
  • Liaise with contractors and suppliers.
  • Carry out project work as required.
  • Assist with Health and Safety procedures.
  • Other duties as reasonably required by the Company.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Multi-skilled with knowledge and experience in electrical engineering.
  • Good mechanical knowledge, including pneumatics.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Knowledge of PLC fault finding.
  • Ability to prioritise jobs and minimise downtime.
  • A willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Previous experience in the fenestration industry is desirable, but not essential.
  • 17th / 18th edition qualified.
  • Fully competent on the current Legislation and Regulations to carry out the work necessary.

Company Benefits:

  • Health Care Cash Plan.
  • On-site parking.
  • 22 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays), rising with service.
  • Subsidised tea and coffee.

Hours of work:

  • 42.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
  • Overtime – There is a possibility of some weekend/bank holiday overtime for essential repair, maintenance and installation. All overtime will be pre-planned and agreed with the Operations Manager beforehand.

To apply send your CV to [email protected]


Glazerite is committed to equal opportunities for its employees and job applicants. The Company does not discriminate on the grounds of any of the nine protected characteristics specified in the Equality Act 2010, or any other ground on which it is or it becomes unlawful to discriminate under the laws of England and Wales. By applying for a job with Glazerite, you confirm that you understand and acknowledge that we will collect and process your data in connection with the recruitment process including your name, contact numbers, address, e-mail address, work and education history, and nationality (required by law). The data collected will not be retained following the end of the recruitment campaign without your agreement, except where you are offered a job with the Company. We carefully protect the security of personal information you provide.

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