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Nestle Maintenance Engineer in Buxton, United Kingdom

Nestlé Waters

Maintenance Engineer (Days Based)

Location: Buxton, Derbyshire

Work Pattern: Mon- Fri – 37.5 hours a week

Salary: Circa £47,059 per annum plus excellent companywide benefits

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer, to join our Nestle Waters team based at our state-of-the-art production facility in Buxton.

Nestlé Waters is committed to bottling the very best waters from the source and straight to our customers via the most advanced, and sustainable techniques currently employed.

We have a genuine passion for healthy hydration and a fabulous portfolio of brands.

Water is a shared, precious, and renewable resource that must be cared for to preserve it for future generations. Sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment are at the heart of everything we do.

A day in the life of Maintenance Engineer

As a Maintenance Engineer, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring our production lines are operating at peak performance. Your skills and expertise will be crucial in keeping our factory running as efficently as possible.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for the creation of planned and predictive maintenance plans.

  • Support Breakdowns and participate in line improvements across the factory, as you become the Subject Matter Expert for your selected area.

  • Adhere to all Good Manufacturing Practice standards in respect of plant, tools and environment.

  • Ensure compliance with the Nestlé quality policy particularly engineering change management and line release.

  • Recording of breakdowns, root cause analysis and taking ownership of follow up actions.

  • Supporting root cause analysis practices and projects.

  • Supporting the capability build of both the Shift Technicians and the Apprentice Technicians.

  • Support and develop the AM team following our TPM roadmap on site.

What will make you successful

The person that is successful in this role will be driven to drive improvement across production. This opportunity provides development individually and as part of a highly skilled team.

Other experiences and attributes would include:

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3/City & Guilds with Electrical Bias or equivalent.

  • Ideally multi skilled but electrical bias is essential.

  • Desirable experience working with blow moulding equipment and compressed air

  • Ability to influence by having strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to lead and build capability.

  • Ability to communicate across all levels and work on own initiative.

  • Manage and prioritise workload in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong understanding of problem-solving methodology such as DMAIC, RCA.

  • PLC’s, Siemens desirable, but not essential.

What you need to know

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

The closing date for this role is Monday 02/10/2023.

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect. When we embrace diversity and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. Find out more about our Colleague Networks here: Diversity, equity and inclusion | Nestlé (

We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process. Be yourself, everyone else is taken!