Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • by McIver Knight
  • Location Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
  • Salary £27,000 / year
  • 88 days ago
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Job Description:

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Weekly Rotating Shifts (Monday – Friday) -

Week 1: 6.00am – 2:15pm, Week 2: 2.00pm – 10.15pm


Circa 27K + Promising Career Progression & Fantastic Benefits, Including 5% Company Pension



McIver Knight are currently working with a market leader within the Plastics industry who are currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their Maintenance team on a Double Days shift pattern. Overall, you will be responsible for all mechanical breakdowns, PPMs and ensuring maximum uptime.

Main Tasks:

  • Investigating all plant and machinery breakdowns, finding root cause and carrying out necessary repair work
  • Investigating failures in services, finding root cause and carrying out necessary repair work
  • Carry out project/modification work when needed
  • Ensuring records are kept up to date
  • Maintaining plant equipment through PPMs
  • Installing new plant and equipment ensuring compliance to the latest regulations


  • Will be competent in reading and using mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to diagnose faults
  • Will be competent in the use of mills, lathes and drilling machines
  • Will be competent in the fabrication of components for plant/equipment

If you would like to be a part of a growing, successful team then please send your CV to Beth Rogers at McIver Knight Associates ( Alternatively, call 0161 826 9466 for a confidential chat regarding your career options!

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Pension
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities