First Base Employment Limited

Role purpose:    Electro-mechanical Maintenance Engineer is responsible for maintaining, managing, diagnosing, and repairing equipment to maximise safe and efficient running of Production.


  • Perform inhouse calibration.
  • Maintain engineering processes in relation to the production line maintenance program and activity.
  • Look for continuous improvement in engineering efficiencies and safety standards.
  • Perform and plan preventative maintenance on all equipment.
  • Diagnose and resolve any production equipment issues.
  • Ensure equipment and tools are kept fit for purpose and clean.
  • Maintain spare parts stores.
  • Be vigilant of workplace hygiene and be responsible for the maintenance and sanitation of machinery during and after use.
  • Maintain changeover parts.
  • Maintain records of all suppliers and contact details for all equipment and spare parts.
  • Liaise with external contractors for servicing of all equipment and tools.
  • Create engineering schedule relevant to specific machinery to ensure smooth operations of all areas of the business and report this to the Production Manager.
  • Work with the Production team to ensure equipment is ready for use in line with the production plan.  
  • Liaise with the production team to support and resolve issues that may arise during manufacture.
  • Plan and organise the servicing work in advance so the output of the factory is not affected.
  • Delegate maintenance work to conduct in a fast pace.
  • Complete the relevant paperwork and provide reports on service and maintenance work on machines.
  • Look for ways to continuously improve the performance of the machinery.
  • Conduct regular and thorough safety checks on all machines.
  • Keep an inventory of equipment required for the repair work.
  • Support installation or relocation of equipment.
  • Engage in training opportunities, some travel required.

Permanent opportunity

Based in Gloucester

Salary – £30,000 – £35,000 per annum

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