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Days Based Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Engineering Management

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + high bonus, pension

  • Contact:

    Roberta Radzvilaviciute

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Roberta Radzvilaviciute

Are you looking to work with a leading, global manufacturer who has their employees at their core?


I am working with a very profitable and industry leading manufacturing organisation which supplies speciality products into the global market to recruit a Mechanical Engineer for a site in the North West.. This is a business with very high levels of training and development which is filled with talented professionals. THIS IS A DAYS BASED POSITION.


  • Promote and maintain a high regard for Safety in all that you do
  • Generate implement new Engineering Standards and ensure compliance with them to contain and minimise risks
  • Identify, design and implement improvements within maintenance and operations to deliver SHE, Quality Availability and cost targets.
  • Provide Technical Mechanical Engineering expertise to our Maintenance and Production teams.
  • Identify, design and implement improvements in mechanical components or systems to deliver improvements in SHE, product quality, plant availability and cost
  • Provide Technical support and coaching of Graduate Engineers, Maintenance Technicians/Apprentices
  • Manage the design, installation and commissioning processes in minor projects to ensure that they meet their SHE, Quality, Plan & Cost targets
  • Provide Mechanical Engineering expertise as part of a multi-disciplined team on major projects
  • Ensure systems are in place to ensure any new projects are integrated into the existing CMMS to ensure smooth handover to the Plant Operations and Maintenance teams
  • Lead root cause analysis of equipment failures utilising Maintenance Investigation Reports (MIR) to identify root cause and implement mitigation measures to prevent reoccurrence.


  • Proven Technical knowledge of mechanical equipment specific to a Production Plant focused on rotating equipment such as pumps, centrifuges et
  • Proven Technical knowledge of core fluid mechanics including the design and operation of pumped systems
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Techniques such as Six Sigma, Lean etc..
  • Have a demonstrable high level of attention to detail
  • Self-Motivator, able to manage time/workload against conflicting priorities
  • Strong communication skills and experience of technical report writing