Mechanical PM Engineer


Bristol, GB

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead? Join us as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in Bristol!

Reporting into the Senior Mechanical Engineer for the Calcination area, this role is the primary ‘boots on ground’. You will ensure that agreed reliability, AM/PM plans, and strategies are effectively undertaken and delivered, liaising with Production, Quality, Operations, and Contractors.

A significant portion of your role will be ensuring Preventative Measures tasks are completed safely and closed out to a high standard, on time as well as being a significant contributor to the regular shutdowns within the calcination areas, alongside the Maintenance Team Engineer and the Maintenance Operations Manager.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage PM (Preventative Measures) inspection workflow.
  • Assist with the management of maintenance shutdowns.
  • Recycle PM tasks (from Step 1, daily inspections), and accelerate PM program.
  • Validate CBM, OTR findings and plan for maintenance shutdowns.
  • Completion of scoping documents for major maintenance.
  • Work package quality compliance.
  • Carry out Step 0 cost analysis in conjunction with the Reliability manager.
  • Conduit between AM & PM (AM/PM calendar, Machine ledger, AMPM visual management, audits).
  • To issue correct permits when required for tasks to be carried out in the area and ensure correct isolations are in place.
  • To support in the planning of, then execute and supervise all Planned Shutdowns ensuring adherence to shutdown KPIs.
  • To carry out risk assessments & write method statements & record near-miss incidents.
  • To manage shutdown contractors working on routine & non-routine tasks.
  • Ensure all PM SAP work orders are completed to a high standard.
  • To actively improve Machine efficiency (ME) and BP (Board Quality).
  • Liaise with the CBM Engineer to assist in monitoring and improving the performance of the plant.
  • Participate in any activity as requested relating to improving the work area.
  • You will manage AM/PM program outputs. This will include Tag register, Machine Ledger, AM & PM Calendars, Inspection routines, SOP, and other supporting tasks.


What you’ll bring:

  • Previous frontline maintenance experience within a continuous process manufacturing facility.
  • Knowledge of PPM and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Experience in planning in an FMCG environment.
  • NVQ Level 4 Engineering.
  • GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • Mechanical; design, fitting, installation, pneumatics, hydraulics, material flow equipment experience.
  • Experience in Contractor Management.
  • Safety Qualification - IOSH Managing Safely.
  • Project management skills.
  • SAP PM, MS Projects, 5S, and AM/PM 7.
  • Permit Training Qualification.
  • You must be an excellent communicator, involving and listening to our customers and ensuring up-to-date and consistent information is fed back with transparency.


Why join us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!
  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.
  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions.
  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination.