Mechanical / Electrical Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Mechanical / Electrical Engineer

Location:  Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7UQ

Salary: Competitive

Job type: Full time, Permanent - Rotational Shift Pattern - 6-2/2-10 - Monday to Friday

Are you an experienced Mechanical/Electrical Engineer and do you want to join a successful card manufacturing company? If you know how to maintain machinery and monitor planned maintenance schedules; to ensure work is completed in a timely and professional manner and in line with the recommended maintenance processes & procedures plus understand working with products, we want you to join us.

If this sounds like you, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the UK's leading card manufacturer. As part of a global company (Paragon ID) we can offer you the chance to work for a successful business as part of an ambitious yet friendly team.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The renumeration offered will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Maintenance & Facilities Manager, the primary role is to work with the departmental engineer on installation, repair the sections machinery and upkeep functions of the company's facilities.

The goal is to ensure the company machinery and facilities are well-cared for and adequate to support the company's business operations. The production process and procedures can be varied in complexity and length. It is important that the candidate can adapt their style and approach in line with the roles requirements and to ensure that Thames Technology is the first port of call for all card production, secure production, and departmental procedure needs.

The Role: 

  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines to ensure a safe working environment
  • Working alongside the Manufacturing Engineer to deliver electrical and mechanical maintenance of all site equipment to standard and in good time
  • Support the production team with electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Perform regular inspections and maintenance on production machinery and equipment
  • Carry out mechanical repairs and maintenance, as instructed
  • Identify and rectify faults efficiently to minimize downtime and optimize productivity
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and equipment condition
  • Continually striving to improve efficiencies/working conditions within the department
  • Working effectively with all team members in sustaining delivery performance & continually improving performance
  • Involvement with print finishing functions
  • Adhere to all documented Company Quality Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out operational duties

The Person: 

  • Relevant engineering qualification (City and Guilds preferred)
  • Experience of working in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Strong electrical skills with expertise in 3-phase systems, motors, sensors, inverters, relays, PLCs, and fault finding
  • Competent in mechanical repairs and maintenance, including bearings, belts, chains, gearboxes, hydraulics, pneumatics, and welding
  • Flexibility to work flexible hours and overtime as needed
  • Support the production team with electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organised
  • Production and work quality standards should be consistently high


  • Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Quarterly discretionary bonus
  • Perkbox - Online incentive scheme
  • BHSF - Health care cash plan
  • Company events
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme

Due to the nature of the role, the company will not be providing a sponsorship or relocation package for this position, therefore, candidates will only be considered if they are eligible to both live and work in the UK without sponsorship

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles: Engineer, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Design Engineer, SolidWorks Engineer, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Design Engineer, Civil Design Engineer, Electrician, Electrical Technician, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Installation Engineer, Installation & Design Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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