Maintenance Engineer

£35000 - £35700 per annum + overtime, pension and benefits
17 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Paul Simcox
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer

(Permanent Days – rotating start times – Mon to Fri 6am to 3pm / 9am to 6pm)

Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

c£35,700 + benefits + generous overtime + call out allowances

Our client has been established for almost 30 years and provide both services and products on a truly global scale. As a result of continued success and a planned programme of continuous improvement and strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated and electrically biased, multi skilled Maintenance Engineer to complement their established and successful maintenance team.

Reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader and working on a permanent day’s basis (7am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and a 3pm finish on a Friday), the successful maintenance engineer candidate will be tasked with ensuring that all electrical equipment and machinery is maintained and both breakdown repair and planned preventative and routine maintenance is conducted on equipment within the facility, ensuring continued safe operation of the production process in a hygienic manner within budgetary constraints, and when breakdowns occur, work to correct the breakdown and work with external contractors as required.

Working as part of a team and based in Sherburn-in-Elmet, you will be required to undertake both reactive and planned maintenance tasks on machinery and support equipment within a busy Mill environment whilst following Safe Operating and Plant Hygiene Procedures inclusive of an out of hours rota. You will have completed a recognised time served apprenticeship such as BTEC, NVQ or EAL in Maintenance & Engineering covering both Mechanical and Electrical skill sets.

You will champion the pursuit of continuous improvement in engineering, health & safety, hygiene, housekeeping and environmental aspects of the site. You’ll also optimise process control settings/ parameters to ensure efficient plant throughput while maintaining product quality. Following internal and external audits, you will record and follow up corrective actions highlighted, purchasing spares and consumables as and when required, in line with budgetary constraints.

Other duties for this varied and challenging maintenance engineer role will include working with the Maintenance Team Leader & Site Management to complete the preventative maintenance schedule on time and within costs whilst ensuring tasks are completed in a safe manner and all equipment is kept in a safe condition, minimising Plant downtime due to mechanical and electrical failure and monitoring plant condition on a regular basis to prevent unnecessary equipment failures.

In addition to a highly competitive package, the company operates a "call out" (one week in four) rota system, and on each occasion that an engineer receives a call out, they will receive an additional £20 for each time called out to site as well as overtime whilst ‘On call’ - with a minimum of 3 hour’s overtime for each call out.

Contact the Maintenance Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in the strictest confidence to for further details.