Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Sutton in Ashfield
Posted 3 weeks ago
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

This newly created position will support the maintenance team to maximise production capacity and minimise downtime by carrying out both reactive and preventative maintenance, across a range of manufacturing plant, machinery and installations.

The successful candidate will have strong background knowledge of maintaining and repairing a wide range of manufacturing machinery.


  • Investigate and establish causes of all breakdowns, action any necessary repairs and ensure all measures are taken and recorded.
  • Work with the maintenance engineering team to analyse downtime and develop solutions to improve production.
  • Test machinery, plant and installations, guards and safety devices.
  • Refurbish machinery, plant and installations
  • Co-ordinate and supervise sub-contractors for maintenance work as required.
  • Maintain site security and perform ‘start-up’ and ‘shut-down’ of manufacturing facility, unlocking/locking fire doors, start-up of compressors and generators etc.
  • Continuous improvement projects, including further development and implementation of 6S activities.


  • Maintenance Engineer with time served accredited apprenticeship/equivalent experience and certification in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Maintenance fitting, hydraulics, turning, milling and tooling.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to work as part of a team, prioritise and work under pressure.
  • Strong Health & Safety knowledge.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Application e.g. MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • An exciting and fulfilling long term opportunities within our business structure.
  • Excellent team –orientated environment geared towards the sharing of knowledge to further improve processes and growth of the company.
  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits.
  • Pension Scheme and Death in Service benefit.
Salary :   £25k-£28k

Hours are Monday -Thursday 07.15-16.00 Friday 07.15-12.00

Overtime is paid at time and a half after 37.75 hours.

This is a straight permanent position.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Salary£25k-£28k + Overtime

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