Mechanical Engineer (Technician)

Hudson Shribman
West Midlands Region
24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000 - GBP28000/annum
21 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Mechanical Engineer (Technician) cGBP24-28k + Benefits + Bonus

East Midlands ABJ4467

A leading manufacturing organisation are urgently recruiting for a permanent, full time mechanical engineer (mechanical engineering technician) to carry out engineering work on plant and service equipment.

Key Responsibilities

* Maintain all plant and service equipment to a maintenance schedule to ensure optimum performance of the production facilities

* Carry out repairs to sustain site service and maintain production.

* Monitor and maintain, in conjunction with Production, all site services.

* Implement plant modifications to accommodate changes in processing procedures and new technology/techniques.

* Undertake capital work to provide increased capacity, production of new products and to meet environmental requirements.

* To promote a culture of continuous improvement and seek new ways to improve processes in order to maximise availability of plant and equipment, in a safe and cost effective manner.

* To undertake all identified and relevant training requirements to meet Company and legislative standards, and undertake training in other related activities in order to develop multi-skilling capabilities.

* To train and mentor Apprentices and other members of the Engineering team as required.

Skills and Qualifications

* HNC mechanical engineering OR City and Guilds/NVQ or equivalent qualification in mechanical Engineering (e.g. Apprenticeship or formal training of a multi-skilling nature.) or similar.

Demonstrable previous experience in the following areas:

* Welding - Manual arc, mig, tig, oxyacetylene.

* Pipe Fitting - Carbon/Stainless Steel, screwed/welded.

* General Machining - Turning, milling etc.

* Overhauls - General assembly/disassembly of pumps, gearboxes, drive units, meters, motors.

* Hydraulics - Power ram equipment/systems, motors, actuators, etc.

* Pneumatics - Control and sequencing systems, cylinders/actuators etc.

* Service Plant - Knowledge and understanding of steam boilers, liquid phase process heaters, air compressors, cooling water/chilled water/demineralised water systems.

* Basic level of electrical knowledge (desirable)

* Previous knowledge of working on a COMAH site. (desirable)

* Previous knowledge of BOAS, CompEx, Working at Height, Confined Space, IPAF, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.

* Knowledge of regulations and standards for mechanical design, specification, installation and maintenance with specific reference to hazardous area application.

* Experience of working in the chemical, materials, steel or food industry.

Some shift and out of hours work

Full Time, Permanent Role

TO APPLY: Please contact Alison Basson (T: (phone number removed) / M: (0)(phone number removed) ABJ4467. Alternatively, email