Lead Mechanical Engineer

Staffbase Recruitment
12 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading manufacturing business and due to their continued success Staffbase have been appointed to recruit for the position of Lead Mechanical Engineer.

The successful applicant will oversee the mechanical maintenance activities at our client's busy manufacturing plant in Chesterfield.

The Role:

Reporting to the technical director you will be responsible for the management, control and improvement of mechanical maintenance activities at a busy foundry, fettle shop, machining facilities and heat treatment facility.

We are seeking a highly skilled mechanical maintenance engineer preferably with previous supervisory / management experience in heavy industry manufacturing environment.

You will plan, organise the mechanical maintenance team to ensure the effective delivery of planned and reactive maintenance for a highly automated production plant.

* Furnaces (Induction, Rollover, Heat Treatment etc.)
* Conveyors
* Vibrating screens
* Robots
* Hydraulics, pneumatics,
* Motors, inverters. pumps, valves
* Cooling plant

Working with a "hands-on" proactive approach you will develop, train and mentor your team of engineers as required to improve overall production / maintenance efficiencies.


The successful candidate will have previous maintenance supervisor or management experience ideally in heavy industry environment such as waste & recycling, steel, quarry & aggregates, mining or foundry sectors.

We are seeking applicants who have excellent knowledge of automated and integrated processing machinery.

You will be a team player and you will demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday Days


Excellent basic salary + OT
Monthly performance bonus
Generous annual leave entitlement
Life Insurance

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