Mechanical Engineer

Company: Prinovis + rtv 

Requisition ID: 46865


This is a tremendous opportunity to join the UK’s market leading Publication Gravure print company. 

We are seeking an Mechanical Engineer to join Prinovis UK; a passionate and innovative provider of print services based in Liverpool.


JOB TITLE:  Mechanical Engineer

DEPARTMENT:  Engineering

REPORTING TO:  First Line Manager




  • Reporting to FLM, job holder is responsible for all site plant and machinery requirements and maintenance
  • Minimize potential downtime in the production process across the site
  • Ensure the equipment and its environment is operated and cared for, meeting all current legislation and conforming to Prinovis standards
  • Striving to continuously improve process efficiency, eliminating unnecessary costs from the business
  • Repair and maintain all factory equipment and machinery in a timely efficient manner
  • Ensure departmental standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure all reporting is well presented, comprehensive and fully completed
  • Support any reasonable management request
  • Respond to breakdowns and carry out remedial work independently
  • Competent in understanding electrical and mechanical systems and identifying whether the fault is electrical or mechanical. Must prove ability to read pneumatic and hydraulic drawings
  • Maintain excellent health and safety practice and carry out lock off procedures 




  • Can communicate well across all levels of the business
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can demonstrate excellent customer focused behaviors
  • Proactive approach to learning and development
  • Team player
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness through understanding the production priorities and needs
  • FMCG background
  • Worked 24/7 shift pattern previously
  • Minimum recognised Engineering qualification – HNC or equivalent

About Prinovis:

Prinovis is Europe’s largest printing services provider; it was founded in 2005 as a merger of the gravure operations of arvato (Bertelsmann), Axel Springer and Gruner + Jahr. Now Prinovis is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group.

Prinovis has production sites in Ahrensburg, Dresden and Nuremberg in Germany ( and Liverpool in the UK. In addition to the corporate headquarters in Gütersloh, Prinovis has an office in Paris. In total there are 2,300 Prinovis employees.

The Bertelsmann Printing Group comprises all of Bertelsmann’s printing operations: gravure and offset printing plants in Germany and the UK as well as offset and digital printing facilities in the U.S.

It brings together a broad printing and services portfolio, extending from marketing services, creative and content services; data services; prepress, printing and post press services; to comprehensive logistics and customer loyalty solutions.

Further information about Prinovis UK is available at

The Prinovis global website is at

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