Maintenance Engineer

Date: Mar 29, 2021

LOCATION: Leighton Buzzard, BDF, GB

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.



The Maintenance Engineer is one of a team of three engineers on site, supporting the planned preventative maintenance and breakdown of factory equipment and machinery. Working with contractors and specialist equipment suppliers to ensure maximum capacity to reduce machine downtime and cycle times. This vacancy is for our back shift 3pm – midnight Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work as required.


What You’ll Do:


  • Cover multiple shifts as required, Early, day & Backshift
  • Carry out routine scheduled maintenance work and respond to emergencies, unplanned challenges and repairs
  • Respond with urgency to all breakdowns and diagnose breakdown problems
  • Make recommendations to reduce machine downtime and cycle times
  • Fit new parts and ensure equipment is working efficiently and safely
  • Escalate machine breakdowns to appropriate managers if not resolved within agreed timescales
  • Research suitable solutions and estimate costs and timescales for machine and equipment breakdowns and improvements
  • Arrange procurement of parts and components relating, but not limited to machines and equipment
  • Control maintenance tools, stores and equipment
  • Work with specialist equipment and suppliers, to support our machines and equipment
  • Liaise and work with contractors to carry out planned maintenance and breakdowns  
  • Assist with the installation of new equipment as required
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to executive non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • This position requires working in confined spaces and working at height.



What You’ll Need:


  • Qualified to ONC Mechanical Engineering supported by formal apprenticeship training
  • 5 years or more relevant experience in a manufacturing or packaging environment.
  • Qualified to Electrical 17th Edition. 
  • Green or Yellow Belt six sigma with experience of continuous improvement



Why Join PeliBioThermal ? Here’s a glimpse of Peli’s Perks


  • Generous pension contributions with a competitive match
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Peli!
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Permanent Health and disability Insurance
  • Free On Site Parking
  • Free Tea, Coffee and fresh fruit provided to all employees
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…




Peli BioThermal is a global leader in providing the life sciences industry with the most comprehensive suite of patented and award winning thermal protection packaging solutions for the safe transport of pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, diagnostics, tissue, vaccines and blood supplies. Our specialized design, engineering and lab testing services ensure clients are fitted with cold chain performance solutions that best fit their purpose. And Pelican BioThermal’ s Credo Prevision track-and-trace software, which allows clients to monitor temperature-controlled packaging inventories throughout the entire end-to-end distribution cycle, ensures clients meet increasing global regulatory demands, manage challenging shipping lanes and unforeseen delays while reliably and confidently tracking critical, high-value payloads around the world.  



Next Steps of the Selection Process:


  • Our hiring team reviews applications and select candidates via our online portal
  • We’ll invite candidates to complete a video interview on Microsoft Teams



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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