Maintenance Engineer

Ilium Composites


Ref: MP309-02

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Process Improvement
• Suggest and implement improvements to current production processes towards improvement of product quality
• Anticipate potential problems, analyze and propose corrective actions
• Ensure products are produced on time and are of good quality
• When machine-related issues arise, provide accurate and full support for machines setting and fabrication related to automation and automatic control
• Maximize the production process to lower wastage
• Facilitate the creation and development of a new product
• Continuously suggest and develop improvements in line
• Communicate and report problems, recommendations as they arise

• Monitor the functioning of all machineries placed under area of responsibility
• Implement the lubrication and greasing plan activity.
• Repair and maintain plant machinery and equipment such as card, conveyors, compressor, AC units, and miscellaneous machinery, hydraulic circuit, etc.
• Repair or replace mechanical parts of production machines
• Assume charge for the machines under area of responsibility in case of breakdown until correct operation status is resumed
• Fabrication and modification of new and existing equipment.
• Identify corrective maintenance interventions, suggest improvements, collect data, justifications and quotations for management decision/action
• Ensure proper inventory of mechanical parts in the store and their physical inspection on arrival into the store
• Maintenance of spare parts inventory related to this field
• Communicate and report problems, recommendations as they arise

• Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced
• Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy
• Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
• Ensure working practices are safe and comply with industry standards and legislation
• Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
• Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
• Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics and reports for managers
• Ensure fire and safety equipment in working condition with up-to-date inspections and certification
• Organize and document biannual fire drill
• Perform periodic safety inspections and tests, manage external parties when required


• Willingness to learn
• Professional conduct
• Able to work as part of a multicultural team
• Basic understanding in English
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus

About the Company

Ilium is a 6,000m² fiberglass manufacturing facility built on a 10,000m2 site within the Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP) in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Created in 2010, Ilium was the brain-child of some well-known actors in the field of fiberglass reinforcements.

Ilium manufactures and distributes fiberglass reinforcement using a new and unique process technology that has been patented. Annually, more than 15,000 tons of composite reinforcement is produced and sold to customers in the transportation, construction, recreational and alternative energy industries in the Middle East, US, Europe, Asia and to developing markets including Brazil.

Ilium began its production of fiberglass structural composite reinforcements in September 2011 and continually innovates to produce products ranges suited to the needs of customers. One range of products is dedicated to Closed Mould Processes (RTM, Light-RTM, Press) and another range devoted to the Pultrusion process.

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