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Title:  Maintenance Engineer

Requisition Id:  20106
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Knowsley

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Position Purpose:

Responsible for the day to day maintenance activities within the plant to keep downtime to a minimum using preventive and reactive maintenance procedures in line with site specific maintenance schedules.


Ensure that the plant availability is optimised through constant and sustained programmes of maintenance to company safety and operational procedures and fully comply with HSE legislation and WID regulations.


To carry out planned and breakdown maintenance at the plant prioritising works utilising the onsite defects reporting system and in agreement with the Shift Supervisor or Plant Manager.


To assist the manager in the operation of the planned maintenance system, including appropriate record keeping either by electronic or other means.  Contribution to the forward planning of shut down and capital works within the operational site confines is of paramount importance.

Key Job Activities:

To provide first line breakdown / defect repairs and or support to Shift Supervisors, acting immediately and effectively to minimise the loss of plant availability.

To closely monitor the safe running of the plant and report to the Supervisor or Manager any engineering concerns.

To inspect, co-ordinate and maintain the plant maintenance documentation in conjunction with the Plant Manager.

To prepare and co-ordinate the inspection and effect repairs if required, to all statutory and non-statutory testing actions required to plant and equipment in conjunction with the manager.

To review and update where required or as and when necessary site maintenance procedures.

To ensure pending unsafe conditions are noted and reported to the Plant Manager.

To maintain the workshop area and subsequent spares availability to ensure minimum downtime.

To provide the plant manager with appropriate stock lists as and when required for audit purposes.

To be involved with the out of hours engineering support group in providing frontline maintenance support both communicably and physically when required.

To liaise with the Plant Manager on improvement initiatives for company equipment.

To complete maintenance logs in line with company BMS System.

To stand in for the Shift Supervisor in their absence.


Experience (North America & LATAM):

Experience (EMEAA):

Minimum requirement formal qualification in mechanical engineering (e.g. City & Guilds or equivalent).

Hydraulics maintenance / fault finding.

Working knowledge of steam systems on a waste plant.

Pneumatics experience.

Welding MMA/MIG

Certifications and/or Licenses:



The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.