Job Description

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer


Up to £37k DOE

A global business who use insights, design, engineering and science to create innovative packaging technologies to improve everyday life for people everywhere, are seeking an Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to work as a support function to the production department.

With 13,000 dedicated employees in 20 different countries, they are looking for motivated and authentic people to join their growing team.

Based in Leeds, this role is commutable from Huddersfield, Bradford, Wetherby, Rotherham and surrounding areas.

As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer your duties will include, but are not limited to -

  • Joining the current team of 5 Engineers, the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Perform the day-to-day mechanical maintenance of plant and equipment, to include moulding and assembly machinery, to ensure continuity of Production, consistent with the Company's goals and needs.
  • Assist with the maintenance program (TPM) for all plant and/or equipment.(hydraulics, robots, ancillary machines automatic assembly)
  • Dismantle, inspect and overhaul equipment, as required by preventive maintenance program and production schedules.
  • Validate new plant, equipment, automation and upgrades.
  • Process / Equipment troubleshooting and failure analysis
  • Ensure all items of plant and/or equipment is in good safe working order.
  • Identify opportunities for new technology/automation.
  • Maintain a high standard of record keeping for all repairs and servicing of plant and/or equipment as required for audit, traceability and warranty purposes, in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Strive to improve the efficiency and safety of plant and equipment through working with other departments, suppliers and internal personnel, whilst being consistent with the businesses Core Values.
  • Be flexible in your approach to duties in accordance with the requirements of the business.

To be successful in the role of Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, the ideal Candidate will have -

  • City & Guilds (or equivalent) Levels 1, 2 & 3 in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics qualification
  • Must have experience in Injection Moulding, preferably within a high pressure manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Injection Moulding tooling and with multi-cavity moulds highly desirable

On offer

A salary of up to £37k depending on experience.

Panama shift pattern of 12 hours (6am-6pm/6pm-6am) which follows a 4 week pattern

Additional benefits

  • Annual bonus in March (not guaranteed, but never not happened)
  • Other ad hoc bonus' throughout the year
  • Monthly cultural food events
  • Gifts at Easter & Christmas
  • Christmas events
  • Thank you cards & gift vouchers
  • Birthday & work Anniversary cards
  • Suggestion scheme - where colleagues can earn upto £600
  • Monthly drinks allowance paid into your salary
  • Pension 5% / 3%
  • Regular rewards of Pizzas, cakes & Ice-creams
  • Life Cover: The Company provides cover at the level of 4 (four) times basic salary
  • Annual Leave Entitlement: 5.6 weeks inclusive of bank holidays, in addition, receive 2 days for the Christmas Closedown Period & one extra day of annual leave after completing 3, 6, 9, 12 and 15 years' service

ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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