Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4810
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
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  • Location: Skipton, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

I am excited to be recruiting for my client based in Skipton, North Yorkshire who are a leading global manufacturer. They now have a vacancy for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their team. The successful Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will work as part of a team and will support operations by maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and improving the reliability of all mechanical equipment across the department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a mechanically biased engineer who wants a varied role with the opportunity to develop. If you are looking for job security, then look no further my client are an established company who are constantly expanding. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Lead in all departmental maintenance tasks and support Engineering with their PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) where applicable.
  • Ensure minimal unscheduled downtime through fast and effective response to breakdowns, monitor the performance of the line post breakdown to ensure it is fully operational.
  • Respond to breakdowns in a timely manner, diagnose faults, define remedial action and implement.
  • Delivery of improvements to ensure reliability of equipment and to improve asset performance.
  • Assist the team in order to pack product to high quality standards and maintain quality standards.
  • Proactively reviewing machinery and equipment for defects, safety concerns or suitability.
  • Resolve any issues in the first instance and escalate if it cannot be resolved.
  • Provide and deliver solutions to problems.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Requirements:

  • Candidate must hold a relevant recognised engineering qualification in mechanical engineering to a level of NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  • Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Benefits:

  • Salary is Competitive.
  • Monday to Friday – 36 hours per week 6am – 2pm/2.15pm – 10.15pm with a day off every 5th Friday.
  • 22½ days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Employer contributory pension scheme 8% rising to 12% after 5 years.
  • Cycle to work scheme, employee assistance program, free onsite parking.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force with an electrical engineering bias.