Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • West Midlands, Redditch
  • £25K to £30K + Company Benefits

Summary Information

Job ID: 257

Salary: £25K to £30K + Company Benefits 

Contract type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands, Redditch

Job Description

Our Client is seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with drive, enthusiasm and hands-on engineering competence, to become fully conversant with all rolling mill and presswork process machinery.  This will eventually lead to the successful candidate taking ‘ownership’ of the day to day mechanical maintenance engineering issues as well as including preventative maintenance schedules, and process and efficiency improvements.

Applications welcome from Ex-Military personnel

(Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) 

Job Responsibilities

  • Roll changes – 50% of time
  • Rolling mill maintenance – 10%
  • Press maintenance – 10%
  • Machine service contract – 10%
  • Measurement / Standard – 10%
  • Operating Procedures (S.O.P.)
  • Stores Kanban control – 5%
  • Infrastructure service contract – 5%

Initial key responsibilities will include

  • Planning/developing and undertaking scheduled machine maintenance
    • Creating/developing maintenance procedures
  • Maintaining control of STL consumables for G10/G20
  • Responding to breakdowns and engineering issues
  • Mechanical fault diagnosis
  • Equipment repair/improvements
  • Liaising with, assisting, and supervising service contractors
  • Draft & manufacture of, or sourcing and purchasing of specialist components and equipment
  • Creating and maintaining machinery component drawings
  • Creating Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P.)

Person Specification

The organisation operates a safe, clean facility and counts product quality, employee safety, and security amongst our top priorities. Therefore, in a candidate, they are looking for a professional whose values reflect our own with the following desirable attributes and skills:

  • Totally team oriented
  • Extremely strong mechanical reasoning and understanding
  • Able to interpret drawings/schematics
  • Strong metal machining experience (Lathes, Millers, Grinders etc.)
  • CAD experience. (Pref. Solidworks)
  • Competent intermediate Microsoft Excel, Outlook user
  • Must be able to work safely, efficiently, and effectively in a production environment
  • Good oral, aural, and written communication skills
  • Proven time management skills
  • Project management experience

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted and also to complete an online Video Interview.


  • Engineering
  • £25K to £30K + Company Benefits
  • West Midlands, Redditch

Contact Us

  • Phone: 01543 224424
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