Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer
Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
Sector: Packaging Manufacturing
Basic Salary up to £35,000 (dependent on experience) plus Bonus & Benefits

The Company
Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and at our two key manufacturing sites we design & produce a range of bespoke protective packaging to protect customer’s high value and fragile items. As a business, we are enthusiastic about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions through outstanding customer service.

The Role
We are now urgently seeking to appoint an experienced Maintenance Engineer to work at our Westbury Manufacturing site. The role will be reporting to the Manufacturing Manager and shall be responsible for all aspects of maintenance and legislative compliance for Plant, Buildings and Services. A full-time position with core hours working Monday-Thursday 08:00 – 17:00 and an early finish Friday 8:00 – 14:20; but with the need for flexibility in line with business demands.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day electrical and mechanical maintenance of plant and buildings
  • Support the installation of new equipment
  • Maintain appropriate records to ensure legislative compliance and demonstrate due diligence
  • Manage Fire Suppression Sprinkler Systems, Security Systems and Legionella control
  • Develop and implement Planned Maintenance Programmes
  • Manage site waste including control of hazardous waste
  • Support the enforcement of health and safety regulations
  • Promote Health and Safety initiatives and control all contractors to site maintaining documentation records and issuing of Permits to Work
  • Establish specifications and obtain competitive quotations to order machine parts, materials and building works
  • Assist the Design and Production teams to introduce new products from the drawing board into production
  • To work on call for emergency situations that may arise
  • Engage in the delivery of focused improvement activities

Do you have the correct profile?
In order to apply for this role you must have served a recognised maintenance apprenticeship or have long term experience in a similar role and hold appropriate vocational qualifications including IEE 18th Edition. Applicants must reside within a reasonable commute of our Westbury site (although we also welcome applications from ‘genuine’ relocaters).

Our Benefits
We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits can include: –

  • 23 days annual leave (rising with service) plus all public/bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking at many of our site locations
  • Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
  • Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
  • Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
  • Tax free childcare (TFC) scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • Long service awards (5-40 years)
  • Charitable giving options
  • Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
  • O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)

Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

Next Steps
This is an extremely urgent appointment whereby shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for interview at our Westbury site. We can offer successful applicants an immediate start. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.