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Maintenance Engineer

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer at Swains Park plant in Swadlincote, working closely to support the packing and material handling operations.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

As the successful Maintenance Engineer, you will be a qualified electrical technician and provide engineering support at the Swains Park packing plant working shifts.

You will manage all aspects of electrical and mechanical maintenance and plant reliability, including the management of breakdown cause and availability analysis. You will also be responsible for the identification and management of safety and energy opportunities and site-based projects, delivering a high level of technical support as well as hand on rectification.  

You will report directly to the Site Manager but work closely with the site teams and UK engineering team. You will be a people focused individual who enjoys developing and coaching others and will manage the maintenance activities on site.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Maintenance Engineer will be a time served electrical technician with experience within an industrial environment. Additional experience in mechanical fitting, welding and industrial automation would also be desired.

The candidate will have the ability to work autonomously supporting maintenance activities, identify solutions to maintenance, operational and reliability issues and complete preventive maintenance inspections on automated packing and palletising equipment.


  • Time served electrical apprenticeship with qualifications such as NVQ L3 or evidenced working within an electrical industrial environment
  • Knowledge of electrical standards and maintenance practices
  • Experience in investigation and reporting of maintenance issues, supporting solutions orientated approach to resolution.
  • Shift pattern

Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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