Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Midlands
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�35k - 40k per year
ATA Recruitment
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Job Title - Maintenance Engineer

Shifts - 4 on 4 off (days & nights, 6 til 6)

Location - Newark

Salary - �38,017.50 plus overtime (OTE �40k - �45k, paid at x1.5 & x2.0 hourly rate)

Benefits - Double matched Pension (5% employee / 10% employer contribution), Life Assurance, Share Save Scheme.

The Company

Our client is one of the fastest growing UK manufacturing businesses, and it specialises in the manufacture of products for the construction market.

Their Newark site produces 100 million bricks per year and with the construction market booming this figure is set to increase to 110 million by the end of 2018.
They have plenty to invest in their people and their site - this includes numerous and ongoing technical training and an investment of �6 million on a brand-new workshop and machine shop facility.

The site is incredibly efficient, in fact it is the most efficient site in the UK and has won numerous awards.

The Role

The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for all mechanical fault finding and rectification work across the production machinery and systems on site, this includes;

* Belt conveyors for transporting raw clay from the quarry
* Hydraulic mixers and hydraulic extruders
* Fixed wire cutters
* Chain lead kiln cars each capable of holding 25,000 bricks
* Hot air driers
* Gas fire tunnel kilns and robotic palletisers.

90% of the work will be focused on work from the Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedule. As such the Maintenance Engineer will only be dealing with two to three minor breakdowns per day.

Stripping down, repairing and rebuilding components like bearings, hydraulic cylinders, rams, pumps, compressors, pumps, rollers, presses, gearboxes, shafts and motors will be part of your day.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications:

* Must have previous experience working as a Maintenance Engineer.
* Must have a recognised mechanical qualification (Apprenticeship, City & Guilds, NVQ, BTEC, ONC, HNC, HND).
* Ability to fabricate and weld

The Client is particularly keen to hear from anyone who has experience in the following:

* Construction Products.
* Foundry.
* Automated Distribution and Manufacture.
* Ex-forces.
* Mining.
* Rail.

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 01332861336
Contact: Ross Marvin

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