Alpek Polyester UK is a subsidiary of Alpek S.A.B. de C.V., the petrochemicals business of Alfa S.A.B. de C.V., one of Mexico’s largest corporations and a global producer in 29 countries with annual sales in excess of $19 billion. Based at our 64-acre manufacturing facility at Wilton on Teesside, we produce in excess of 160KTes of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) resin chips every year.
We are looking for like-minded individuals to join our technically strong, enthusiastic team as we invest in our future.
The successful candidate should have served a recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship and ideally be qualified to HNC/NVQ 3 Level. They should have experience of operating in a maintenance role.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a comprehensive professional engineering service. They will need to be able to deliver first line technical expertise and maintain essential engineering systems so that plant availability targets are met and technical standards are complied with.
The jobholder will be required to implement predictive and preventative maintenance routines, analyse results and specify follow up actions and improvements. They will also be required to implement the root cause analysis process and deliver plant modifications.
The successful candidate will be required to coach and supervise the engineering technicians, taking the lead where appropriate.
Excellent communication skills are essential to allow effective working within a large team. A flexible approach to work is also required as there may be times when plant support is needed outside of normal working hours. The job holder will also be required to be part of the duty call-out rota.
Exact salary will depend on skills and experience. This role also attracts plant based allowances and an excellent benefits package also applies.