Our people are part of a UK manufacturing success story. When you join us, you will become part of a company that has been experiencing growth for ten years and is currently expanding operations overseas. We know that central to our success is our skilled and driven workforce, which is why we believe in looking after our people and helping them to develop their careers. Our people have helped make our business one of the world’s leading rubber compounding companies and we value them.

We were recently awarded the Investors in People standard for the way we develop, support and motivate our team.

As an SPC employee you will receive support and training so that you can develop your career and experience job satisfaction. This includes exciting fast-track career opportunities for chemistry graduates and high quality on-the-job training for skilled technicians. In addition to our staff and graduate development programs, we will shortly be introducing an on-site technical school to support our approach to training. This will be nothing like any school you went to as a child; you will find it stimulating and rewarding. Research and development is one of our core competencies.

When working in R&D you may have to develop a new formula for a customer, or even support the evolution of a current recipe. This involves demanding, yet rewarding work in our cutting-edge laboratory. You will work closely with our customers and may find yourself becoming an important part of our customer’s team.

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Job Title: Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Competitive
Date Posted: 09/02/2017
Duties to include:

Preventative maintenance on machines and equipment; as well as responding to emergency machine break downs throughout the plant; Involvement with new design, installation and movements of existing machines; Overhaul and repair of machines and equipment. Ensuring machines and equipment on site are safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose. Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits. Fault finding, testing, and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings, fixtures and parts. PLC and drives knowledge would be advantageous although not essential.