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Job Vacancy: Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for an Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer to join our Maintenance Team.

About the Role

The Maintenance Team support and maintain a range of blown film extruders of various sizes, converting machines, recycling machines, and a range of ancillary equipment such as chillers, air compressors, resin silos with blowers & connections to the extruders, inline printers, and inline embossing units.

The Maintenance Team also covers the building and services, and we also have a number of contractors and service partners who support the maintenance activities.

Roles & Responsibilities

As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment.

Skills & Experience

You must hold formal Electrical qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level or NVQ standard, and ideally be apprentice trained. The role will require you to have core electrical and reasonable mechanical abilities, allied to PLC fault finding skills. You don’t have to be the finished article, as we are really looking for somebody with the right mindset and attitude.


This position is located at our main site at Stopgate Lane, Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 6DX.

Working Hours

The normal hours of work are 42 hours per week, 8am-5pm from Monday to Thursday, and 8am-4:30pm on Friday, with a 30 minute unpaid break each day. The normal hours are not variable, however, the successful candidate may be required to work additional hours when authorised and as necessitated by the needs of the business.

Salary & Prospects

The successful candidate can expect to receive a competitive salary based on their level of experience.

About Aintree Plastics

Aintree Plastics is a manufacturer with over 25 years experience producing bespoke polythene packaging, extruding film in an extensive range of blends, widths, thicknesses and colours, tailored to meet our individual customers' needs.

We also manufacture a wide range of converted products suitable for many industrial applications. Aintree Plastics supply all market sectors including the printer, converter, distributor alongside direct end users.

We are an equal opportunity employer, so we recognise the importance and value of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and the benefits that this can bring to both our employees and our customers.

We are entering an exciting period of growth and expansion to the business and are looking forward to welcoming new members to our team.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to David Millar, Managing Director, at

Please state in the subject that you are applying for the Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer position, and please also highlight any relevant skills or experience you may have, and why you are interested in this position.

The successful applicant will be selected based on their skills & experience, and interviews will be used in the selection process. A six month probation period must be successfully completed to hold the position permanently.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th December 2022.

No agencies please.

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