Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Newbridge (Edinburgh), Scotland

Maintenance Engineer 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Engineer to join the maintenance team at our Newbridge site. This will be on a full-time and permanent basis. 

Reporting to the Depot/ Transport Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out mechanical and electrical maintenance of static and mobile plant and the HGV/LGV fleet, including coordinating maintenance activities.  

The successful applicant will be ideally experienced in working in a high-volume processing environment, experienced in maintenance engineering of mobile and static plant in a processing environment. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with production plant control technology including PLC and inverter-controlled systems. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical & electrical maintenance of static/mobile plant and HGV/LGV fleet, including the coordination of maintenance activities
  • Assist in the further development of our PPM to improve plant availability and productivity 
  • Work effectively with operations to coordinate maintenance and operational needs without compromising process efficiency/performance
  • Work effectively with transport to coordinate repairs ensuring minimal downtime to minimise customer impact
  • Maintaining container stock to allow continued growth and development
  • Work with our team to develop technical best practice and establish standard policies and procedures. 
  • Manage site buildings and facilities to ensure that they are maintained to the serviceable condition as required
  • Training and mentoring a junior/apprentice team member
  • Comply with all safety instruction and procedures reporting any unsafe practices, accidents, or incidents as per company procedure 
  • Maintain the highest cleanliness of all working areas
  • Complete all allocated paperwork and record keeping
  • Encourage a culture of proactive health and safety management through GO reporting.

This is not an exhaustive list.  You may also be required to carry out any other duties as required by the business that you are qualified/trained in that meet the requirements of this role. 

The right candidate will demonstrate:

  • Positive Influencing and communication skills
  • An ability to self-manage
  • A detailed and conscientious approach to work tasks
  • Proactive and reactive maintenance with good problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and whilst working to tight deadlines 
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexibility and availability towards working times to ensure the site is kept operational.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A full valid UK driving licence is essential 
  • Must be qualified to at least HNC or HND level in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering
  • Understanding of all legislation and critical requirements including PUWER and LOLER is essential
  • The following areas of experience would be advantageous for this role: 
    • NEBOSH Certified
    • Experienced in Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing principles
    • Experienced in continuous process operations

This is a hands-on maintenance engineering role requiring manual dexterity in awkward positions. Lifting of tools and machine parts up to 15kgs.


  • Up to £37,000 per annum 
  • Monday to Friday shift pattern 
  • 26 days holiday + 4 public holidays at Christmas and New Year
  • Holidays increase with length of service
  • Company pension contributions
  • Life insurance (x 3 times salary)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme.

The Company:

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, employing over 1,600 people at locations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. With sustainability at the forefront of its proposition, Enva recovers a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials for re-use in manufacturing and for energy conversion, as well as providing a complete portfolio of water and wastewater services.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you believe that you should be considered for this role to

Enva Scotland Ltd. Is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

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