MBA Polymers is an organisation which truly makes a difference to our world. Founded back in 1992, we have a simple mission – to take valuable plastic bound for landfill and transform it into high-quality plastic polymers for a sustainable future. As an award-winning organisation which forms part of the EMR Group, we are thrilled to be offering this opportunity to join us at our state of the art Polymer Recycling facility in Worksop.


Job purpose


To operate as part of a team to ensuring that the plant is running at an optimum level, minimising downtown and achieving all internal maintenance demands, in an effective and timely manner

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with the company's Health & Safety regulations and the Company's Quality Standards
  • Promote a positive Health & Safety culture in the factory
  • Carrying out effective electrical and mechanical maintenance and repair on machinery and services
  • Ensuring machinery and services are maintained to meet individual department's requirements
  • Conducting appropriate checks on machinery/equipment
  • Operating machinery and equipment only when trained, including start-ups, shut downs and maintaining operations at the agreed level, maximizing productivity
  • To communicate effectively and accurately any information about stock requirements and usage to the Engineering Stores Person
  • Compilation of any reports in relation to work undertaken including but not limited to: Fault Repairs, PPM, Overtime, Lost Time Reports, Breakdown Reports and expenditure
  • Ensure that all machinery and equipment is used of a safe standard, and any malfunctions/missing components are immediately reported
  • To take personal responsibility for their own and others safety through safe working practices
  • Responsible for machinery isolation
  • Responsible for care of tools and equipment used
  • Participation in shift briefings
  • Liaising with production team to support continuous improvement
  • To buddy new employees to share knowledge of the job and plant
  • Adhering to all site policies
  • Dynamic risk assessment for bespoke jobs and ensure involvement of appropriate staff
  • Quick and effective repairing of all equipment
  • Completion of work arising from daily action lists to agreed time and priority
  • Sign off on all work completed
  • Keep records of parts and equipment used
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping leaving all working areas clean and tidy
  • Reporting of defects with tools and equipment
  • To work with off-going/oncoming operative to ensure effective handover of area between shifts

Experience/Qualifications/Skills

·        Time served Electrical engineer

·        Previous experience of manufacturing or processing industry; and major plant and equipment

·        Proven track record of problem solving

·        Experience of Planned Preventative Maintenance systems

·        Exposure to Dynamic risk assessments

·        Experience of having actively participated in team briefings or involvement in continuous improvement

·        Previous experience in a similar role is essential

·        Experience of working with PLC & HMI systems

·        Experience of extrusion equipment



MBA Polymers is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, and value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


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