Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – Job Summary:

We’re supporting our client, a leading manufacturer based in Hemswell, who are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their growing team. The successful Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will have experience working with production lines and also extensive knowledge of conveyor systems.

Salary: £33,029.85 – £35,122

Benefits: To be discussed at interview

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Hemswell

Job Start date: ASAP


* Ensure all Engineering Breakdowns (irrespective of priority) are identified and subsequently rectified as quickly as possible

* Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping (within specified areas)

* Practice & encourage others to deliver the highest standards of Health & safety at all times and ensure that all plant and ancillary equipment is maintained to these high standards

* Ensure all recording systems for work completion are correctly compiled with all relevant information detailed

* Ensure that the detailed procedure of Shift Change / Handover of the department is carried out thoroughly and all relevant paperwork is compiled correctly with the on-coming personnel

* Assist the Site Engineering Manager, Maintenance Leader & Engineering Team Leader in minimising machine down time by proposing & introducing improved maintenance programmes & continuous improvement ideas.

* Responsible for timely completion of all plant PPM schedules and to provide support for all site wide PPM programs

* Ensure good communication avenues are prevalent between the Engineering Teams & or to the Operational teams

* Work as part of a multi-functional Mechanical / Electrical on-site Team

* Any other adhoc duties as required

About You:

* Good Team working skills

* Ability to work on own initiative

* Able to work under pressure and deliver results to a defined deadline

* Logical and analytical

* Can-do attitude, self-motivated

* Flexible

* Attention to detail

* Innovative

* Confident

* Promote and embrace working standards of the highest quality

* Clear and Concise communication skills

* Continuous Improvement


* Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a Maintenance function within a fast paced environment.

* Experience of fault finding, Breakdown repairs, Completion of Preventative Maintenance routines, Continuous Improvement activities.

* Light Welding and Fabrication

* Working knowledge of Pneumatic & Hydraulic systems


* Good academic qualifications

* Apprentice trained & qualified in related Mechanical Engineering Disciplines

* MEWP Licence would be beneficial but can be trained

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your full CV – or call us now. Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

TBD at interview