KG Personnel are looking for an experienced PU Foam production machine maintenance engineer to join a major client and their busy team based in Bedford.


This role is suitable for individuals looking for long-term employment.


Job Description:

Assisting the maintenance manager by undertaking both a reactive and proactive approach to carrying out all production plant machinery in a timely and efficient way to ensure production downtime is kept to a minimum.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out ongoing maintenance activities, including conduction routine maintenance checks, responding to and diagnosing and fixing breakdown problems to minimize unplanned downtime and to ensure a permanent fix is put in place and the root cause is identified and documented.
  • Monitor the performance of equipment after repairs have been carried out.
  • Fit new parts and making sure all equipment is working correctly and is compliant with safety and legislative standards.
  • Ensure good communication with managers and workers throughout the business.
  • Follow safe working practices and methods put in place for health & safety reasons at all times.


Other Duties:

  • To work overtime as necessary to meet production demands.
  • Other duties may be assigned, when required, by senior management.


Key Requirements and Qualities (Essential):

  • At least 3 years of practical experience of working in a similar role in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • Experience of fault finding and working to preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Demonstrate a track record of technical competence, working proactively, and managing time effectively.
  • Logical thinker with excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well with employees at all levels of the company and a positive attitude are essential.
  • Self-motivated.


Working Hours:

Monday to Friday, 7.30 am to 4.00 pm. However, overtime would be required as necessary to meet production demands.


Pay Rate:

£12 per hour.

For more information call our office on 01234 339 410 or to apply please send your CV to our email address info@kgpersonnel.com.