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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer



Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024


With 3.4 billion people in over 190 countries using our products every day, Unilever is a business that makes a real impact on the world. Work on brands that are loved and improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We are driven by our purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace, and it is our belief that doing business the right way drives superior performance. At the heart of what we do is our people – we believe that when our people work with purpose, we will create a better business and a better world.

At Unilever, your career will be a unique journey, grounded in our inclusive, collaborative, and flexible working environment. We don’t believe in the ‘one size fits all’ approach and instead we will equip you with the tools you need to shape your own future.


Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world. If you are passion about Engineering, challenging in fast moving environment and implementing new technical then this role is just for you!


The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and improving the performance of our mechanical systems and machinery. This role requires a hands-on approach to troubleshooting, repairing, and upgrading mechanical equipment to ensure optimal operation and minimize downtime. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical background, excellent problem-solving skills, and a proactive attitude toward maintenance and safety.


Experiences & Qualifications

  • Preventive Maintenance: Develop and execute preventive maintenance plans for all mechanical equipment to ensure continuous and efficient production operations.
  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and resolve mechanical issues promptly to minimize production downtime. This includes troubleshooting failures in conveyors, packaging machines, mixers, and other production equipment.
  • Repairs and Upgrades: Conduct timely repairs and necessary upgrades on mechanical systems, ensuring minimal impact on production schedules. Implement modifications to enhance equipment performance and reliability.
  • Inspections: Perform regular inspections of mechanical equipment to identify potential issues and address them before they result in equipment failure.
  • Maintenance Scheduling: Collaborate with the production team to create and maintain an effective maintenance schedule that aligns with production needs and minimizes disruption.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, repair logs, and parts inventory. Ensure documentation is up to date and accessible.
  • Compliance: Ensure all maintenance activities comply with health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Equipment Installation: Assist in the installation and commissioning of new machinery and equipment. Ensure all installations meet operational and safety standards.
  • Technical Support: Provide technical support and training to production operators and other maintenance personnel. Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Continuous Improvement: Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including root cause analysis, to identify opportunities for improving equipment reliability and production efficiency.
  • Spare Parts Management: Manage the inventory of spare parts and tools required for maintenance tasks. Ensure critical spare parts are available to avoid production delays.
  • Emergency Response: Respond to emergency breakdowns and perform on-call duties as required to support 24/7 production operations.
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 2-3 years of mechanical Maintenance experience, undertaking responsibility ideally in a multinational environment.
  • Preferably experience in FMCG,
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems used in FMCG production, including hydraulics, pneumatics, packaging machines, and conveyors.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels
  • Advanced user of MS Office applications
  • Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). Technical Drawings and AutoCad knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to safety and continuous improvement.
  • Living (or willing to live) in Corlu.


  • Supervising engineering and technical staff
  • Obtaining specialist components
  • Budget management
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Knowledgeable in safety requirements for maintenance activities
  • Communication Management
  • Stakeholder Management


  • You are energized by delivering fantastic results. You are an example to others – both your results and your resilience. You are constantly on the lookout for better ways to do things, engaging and collaborating with others along the way.
  • As an individual you are the one responsible for your own wellbeing and delivering high standards of work. You must also focus on the Consumer and what they need. You are humble and have your head up, looking around to interpret evidence and data smartly, spot issues and opportunities to make things better.
  • Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors
    • PASSION FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results. Has an owner’s mindset, using data and insight to make decisions.
    • PERSONAL MASTERY: Sets high standards for themselves. Actively builds own wellbeing and resilience.
    • CONSUMER LOVE: Whatever their role, always looks for better ways to serve consumers. Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.
    • PURPOSE & SERVICE: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
    • AGILITY: Explores the world around them, continually learning and developing their skills.

Unilever embraces diversity and encourages applicates from all walks of life! This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.