Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Job Reference: LB/HQ00053130_1

Location: Thrapston
Job Type: Permanent

£37700 per annum, Benefits: hols / pension
Sector: Engineering

Posted 7 days ago

Our class leading manufacturing business based in the Thrapston area with a wider national and international presence is looking to recruit an additional Engineer within our maintenance team. The successful Maintenance Engineer will be joining a friendly, dynamic Engineering department with the aim of minimising production downtime and maximising machine reliability.

The Mechanical Maintenance Technician Role:

- Provide Mechanical support to ensure performance of all production and plant machinery.
- You will be involved in the upkeep of various systems and equipment on site including daily tasks such as:-

            - Changing belts, bearings, gear boxes and motors.
            - Carrying out day to day maintenance, strip down, rebuilds, planned preventative maintenance on a processing plant
            - Ensure all items of process plant are running efficiently and safety through mechanical and multi-skilled maintenance.
            - Operate within company specific and industry recognised health and safety guidelines.
            - Multi Skilled maintenance covering mechanical instrumentation.
            - PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance)

The Mechanical Maintenance Candidate:

- Qualified to a minimum of C&G level 3 / NVQ level 3 / ONC within an engineering discipline.

- Experience within a manufacturing environment in the maintenance function. (ex forces will also be considered with the relevant skills)

Suitable candidates may have also been known as:

Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Multi-Skilled Technician, Maintenance Technician, Shift Engineer


- Fantastic pension
- Bonus
- Share Scheme


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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Jenrick Engineering have moved offices!

Jenrick Engineering Burton have enjoyed an extremely busy start to the year – with the amount of available jobs up by  23%, and an increase of new clients up by 10% for the same period of 2017. Due to an increase of investment in various sectors within engineering and manufacturing, businesses are recruiting more people to help cover the demand of the increased number of contracts that have been on the rise in the last 18 months. As Jenrick Engineering are the go to recruitment agent for a lot of the UK’s largest engineering and manufacturing businesses, the need to recruit more staff internally has led for the need for larger offices. From 1 July 2018 Jenrick Engineering have moved offices from 190 Horninglow Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1NG to their new offices: Badger Farm, Willow Pit Lane, Hilton, Derby, DE65 5FN. The new offices boast 2,000 sq. ft. of open plan space with purpose built interviewing and conference facilities offering clients a confidential space to conduct off site interviews at no cost.


The extra space and open plan layout will enhance our internal communication and knowledge on available roles and candidates which increases the speed to which we can respond to vacancies, and will allow for Jenrick Engineering to further recruit internal staff to enhance the excellent service provided to a range of clients within the engineering, food and drink and manufacturing sectors. It will also allow Jenrick Engineering to support new sectors and industries that are currently experiencing a high demand for highly skilled permanent, interim personnel and contractors.


To find out more on how Jenrick Engineering can help you with all your recruitment needs please contact Julie Alton, Managing Director here:


T 01283 548121




Or come in and visit our new office here:


Badger Farm, Willow Pit Lane, Hilton, Derby, DE65 5FN

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