Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Maintenance Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title:             Maintenance Engineer

Location:             Peterborough

Salary:                 £50,000

Type:                   Permanent


Orion Electrotech is partnered with a thriving market leading machinery solutions provider.

Specialising in efficient material handling, our team excels in providing innovative tailored conveyor system solutions. From streamlining warehouse processes to managing peak operational demands, our experienced engineers offer comprehensive support from design to ongoing maintenance.

With a wide range of conveyor types and a commitment to energy efficiency, they guarantee optimal performance while minimising costs and carbon footprint. With a track record of successful projects, including partnerships with industry giants like Asda and Clipper Logistics and solutions delivered for retail, ecommerce, fashion, 3PLs, dry grocery, and automotive suppliers markets, our client leads the market in logistics automation.


Due to an extended period of exponential growth, we are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join the expanding design team.



About The Maintenance Engineer Role

You will be responsible for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance of bespoke equipment and machinery.


The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for:


  • Complying with health and safety protocols, including drafting Risk Assessments and Safe Working Procedures.
  • Completing Planned Preventative Maintenance according to CMMS.
  • Recording all relevant information on CMMS: spares, time, machine, and faults.
  • Servicing, repairing, and diagnosing faults on equipment.
  • Identifying projects to enhance throughput, capacity, and reduce downtime.
  • Sourcing spares and replacement parts to minimize downtime.
  • Implementing agreed improvements.
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness in automated areas.
  • Managing contractor sign-ins, documentation, and supervision.
  • Communicating effectively with line manager and other engineers for issue resolution.
  • Spotting Continuous Improvement (CI) opportunities.
  • Facilitating upstream and downstream communication with customers.


A successful Maintenance Engineer will need:


  • ONC/HNC or equivalent qualification
  • Preferably electrical bias
  • Proficient experience in Engineering and Maintenance
  • Demonstrated capability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Good customer relations expertise


We reward our Maintenance Engineer a competitive salary and an excellent selection of benefits.


If you are a driven individual with an engineering education seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in bespoke automation we would love to hear from you. Join us on our journey as we continue to enrich the possibilities of our solutions. 

Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.