Multi-Skilled Engineer

We are seeking a Multi-Skilled Engineer to join our Engineering Deparment, St Helens Plant. The purpose of the role is to maximise availability of plant equipment through effective preventative and reactive maintenance.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Equipment Efficiencies - To maintain the plant by performing planned preventative and predictive maintenance tasks and efficient response to plant breakdowns.
  • Safety & Compliance - Comply with the Company’s Health & Safety and Environmental Policy and Procedures so that a safe and secure environment is maintained.
  • Continuous Improvement - Active engagement in plant CI activities.
  • Knauf Values – Actively demonstrate the values in day to day life.

Role Challenges:  

  • Achieving the required plant availability while adhering to compliant standards in health and safety.
  • Maintaining composure under the pressures and frustrations inherent in a fast moving ‘output’ focused environment.
  • Balancing judgement between short-term remedial action and long-term resolution of root causes.
  • Trying to move the culture and mind-set from one of “We have always done it this way….” to one where individuals are keen to learn and apply new diagnostics and methods.

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:  

  • Time served multi skilled engineer ideally with ONC qualification in a Technical discipline or suitable knowledge through experience.
  • Flexible in terms of break times to suit the needs of the business.
  • Able to manage own time.
  • Willing to develop skills when given the opportunity to do so.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Adopt a “can do / will do my best” attitude
  • Flexible to carry out any task as requested within their capability (training, competence)
  • Data driven & Result focused.
  • Proactive mind-set and good planning skills.
  • Experience of working in a continuous process environment.
  • Proficient in use of SAPPM system and other computer operated systems.
  • Clear demonstration of the Company values.  

Should you wish to apply for this position please send your CV to



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