Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Gi Group
10 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Our client leading global chemical solutions provider with a long heritage of pioneering technologically advanced epoxy, acrylic and polyurethane-based polymer products.

We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in our Engineering Department at our site in Cambridge, UK. The site is a key operational facility comprising of a manufacturing and packaging plant, warehousing and support services.

I am looking for someone with a mechanical bias to join our maintenance team to service the Production and Packing departments, minimising plant down-time and improving site efficiencies.

Your key accountabilities will include:

Mechanical maintenance/installation of site processes & services.

A level of electrical work to support mechanical maintenance.

Complying with all relevant regulations and safety procedures.

Maintenance / Fault finding / Repairs / installation to production plant, services and equipment, as well as testing of site safety systems. Ensuring compliance with the current pressure regulations and site safety regulations to current standards.

Assist in the continuity of supply for utility services to the site.

Maintain regulatory equipment for insurance inspection. Support the process to ensure that all inspections are carried out at set intervals.

Ability to fabricate various parts and components using a wide range of materials and mechanical equipment.

Knowledge and experience required:

You as the candidate will have served a four year recognised mechanical apprenticeship, with a minimum of City & Guilds part 2 / NVQ level three qualifications.

Proven work experience in a Maintenance Environment or equivalent.

Ideally Chemical Sector experience, if not pharma, biochemical or equivalent.

Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems (e.g. SAP).


My client offers an excellent benefits package, including a defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, a guaranteed annual payment and a non-contractual Incentive Compensation Scheme after qualifying period.

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