Maintenance Engineer



A vacancy exists for a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer within Lorient Polyproducts in Newton Abbot!

Location: Newton Abbot

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 09:00am - 5:00pm


Main Responsibilities and Challenges

  • Undertake and support engineering business improvements including the installation, commissioning, relocating and alterations to equipment to support manufacturing improvement and cost reduction exercises to deadlines.
  • Provide timely breakdown assistance (electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic) to support a safe and effective manufacturing operation.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance of equipment and services in line with the CMMS schedule.
  • Drive miscellaneous production engineering related projects as required to support the manufacturing organization.
  • Participate and support continuous improvement / lean projects within the business.
  • Support new product introductions and factory re-layout initiatives.
  • Undertake the sourcing and ordering of parts and machinery to ensure production continuity including an effective critical spares inventory database.
  • Liaise directly with external service contractors / agencies.
  • Contribute towards the mentoring and development of engineering apprentices.
  • Provide manufacturing support using machine tools.
  • Raise and complete accurate works orders on the CMMS database.
  • Comply with the companies Health and Safety policies and ensure all relevant monitory health and safety provision is in place before the commencement of any works including Risk Assessment Method Statements etc.


Standard Duties

  • Understand, proactively embrace, and positively act in accordance with our core values and beliefs; empowerment, innovation and integrity and consistently demonstrate the associated behaviours.
  • Understand, proactively embrace, and positively act in accordance with our code of conduct.
  • Ensure completion of all relevant compliance training and procedures.
  • Assist with on-boarding of new staff into the business by helping with Training and providing information and assistance.
  • Help and assist other team members, even outside of own individual tasks.
  • Take pro-active responsibility for the improvement of KPI’s by providing data to Management and actions plans for improvement.

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Newton Abbot, ENG, GB, TQ12 6UD

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level