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Shift Engineer (Mechanical Bias)

Shift Engineer (Mechanical Bias)

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harry Williams

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

4 on/5 off



Have you recently served your time as an apprentice or are you a time served Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with experience within a fast-moving manufacturer?

Yolk Recruitment are currently working on behalf of a growing SME Manufacturer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the growing maintenance team in the role of Mechanical Maintenance Engineer.

What you'll be doing

In the role of Mechanical Maintenance Engineer you will be working on days and will report to the Engineering manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for covering both proactive and reactive maintenance routines on both facilities and production equipment in a timely manner adhering to all Health and safety requirements.

  • Provide engineering and operational support to a manufacturing area
  • Set machines to achieve product specification and performance
  • Maintain automated inspection systems
  • Perform fault finding and corrective action and machine inspections
  • Respond to minor/major machine breakdowns
  • Carry out preventative maintenance

The experience you'll bring to the team

  • The job holder will have a sound knowledge of electrical engineering principles with a comprehensive understanding of fitting, turning and general fabrication, rigging and lifting of heavy loads.
  • Candidate should possess a formal technical qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A good working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and the application of continuous process environment.
  • Strong Drive, Motivation and Commitment: the extent to which the individual is self-starting and self-motivated and the degree and consistency of energy / enthusiasm which is committed in the pursuit of objectives and business goals.
  • The post holder should have good analytical skills and the ability to assimilate, organise and analyse pertinent information for logic based problem solving.
  • Able to communicate in clear concise manner, both in writing and orally.
  • Computer literate with practical experience of CMMS systems.
  • A team worker, with a flexible approach to work.

And this is what you'll get in return

A base salary of up to £45,000 dependent on experience, with lots of overtime opportunities and benefits.

A fantastic work/time off ratio working a 4 on 5 off shift pattern with NO SATURDAY WORK

You'll be joining a growing business who is currently experiencing a sustained period of growth, which can offer future progression opportunities.

Are you up to the challenge?

If you feel you confident you could excel as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, then please apply with a CV and feel free to include a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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