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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

    MEP Trades

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Competitve Holidays & Pension

  • Contact:

    Keenan Cannon

  • Contact email:

    KeenanC@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

  • Job ref:

    SP/TR/M/083208

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-11

  • Start date:

    2019-08-19

Due to continued investment and expansion, our client is now actively seeking a competent Skilled Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their growing Engineering and Maintenance team.

Although based predominantly within the Northampton workshop, the successful candidate will be required to travel to customer sites throughout the UK to assist with various maintenance, breakdown and remedial work and therefore should be prepared to work away from home as required.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates that can bring a positive impact to the development of the Engineering & Maintenance business unit where you must have a proactive approach when it comes to supporting the engineering & maintenance team to ensure we meet business objectives.

Main Duties include:
  • Carrying out planned preventative maintenance
  • Respond to machinery breakdowns
  • Diagnosing & rectifying mechanical faults
  • Assisting with internal maintenance

The Candidate will ideally have:
  • Apprentice trained mechanical engineer with proven time served experience / training
  • Able to carry out planned preventative & reactive maintenance work on process & packaging machinery
  • Experience working within manufacturing environments such as Food & Beverage, FMCG,
  • Packaging & Automotive Experience working with gearboxes, pumps, motors, pneumatics & hydraulics etc.
  • Fabrication & pipework skills preferred but not essential
  • Whilst experience in Electrical and Electrical Control Systems would be beneficial it is not essential
  • Ability to demonstrate a good awareness of health & safety compliance and mitigating risks for the job in hand
  • Experience of working under Permit to Work Systems
  • Ability to work unsupervised or lead a team of engineers
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, drive and ability to schedule and manage own workload and plan tasks effectively
  • A flexible approach to work and willingness to travel in the UK (full driving licence required)

In return, the client is offering:
  • Full time, permanent position.
  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Competitive pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday per annum in addition to the statutory bank holidays.

The role comes at an exciting time for the business and offers the opportunity for career growth and
a chance to join one of the Midlands most dynamic forward‐thinking companies.

If you are currently seeking your next career move and you are interested in this exciting opportunity that is presently on offer, please apply to the advert. Alternatively, you can call Keenan on 0151 666 8936 if you wish to discuss the role further.



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