Maintenance supervisor - Mechanical

Location Thatcham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £44360 - 44360 per year 10% pension
Contact Ashton Kenney
Call 07814 905 283
Reference AK.RG

Lead Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – 3s and 2s Days - Thatcham

Package - £39,474 + Shift allowance of £4885.80 Totalling £44360.29 Contribution matched pension up to 10%, generous holiday

About the company

ATA is working with one of the UKs largest building materials manufacturers who is looking for an experienced lead mechanical maintenance engineer to join their team in the south of England. The company, who turn over £350million per annum have over 20 manufacturing sites dotted through the UK. The site based in Thatcham, has been a well-established employer in the area for over 40 years and has seen continuous periods of significant growth in recent times. This has allowed them to invest heavily into the site, running continuous improvement projects, training and developing employers and buying new plant machinery. The ongoing investment within the site has cemented their long-term commitment to the local area of being an employer of choice for the foreseeable future.

About the role

As a Lead Mechanical Maintenance engineer, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of qualified mechanical technicians to complete for ppm and breakdown support on a busy production site, that produces over 46000 meters of concrete blocks per year. You will manage the stores, contractors on site and shutdown planning. You will have the responsibility of keeping breakdown time to a minimum, improving machine efficiency and working in conjunction with the groups LEAN and continuous improvement plans.

Plant machinery include cutters, overhead cranes, belt conveyors, roller conveyors, casting cars, robotics, shrink wrapping machinery and autoclaves.

About you

As a lead mechanical maintenance engineer should have the following:

  • Experience as a lead engineer
  • A strong mechanical skillset, ideally from working within an industrial automated environment (Dusty, hot and heavy).
  • Recognised engineering qualification (Level 3, or above)
  • Sound understanding of mechanical health and safety practices.
  • Experience fault finding on automated machinery.  

The benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for any engineer that is looking to work within a stable environment, for a company that will keep on growing alongside a busy construction market. This is also a fantastic opportunity for an engineer to acquire a new range of skills with a put together training package that will help them flourish on site. You will be joining a company that has seen an impressive increase in their profit over the last 5 years which has allowed them to acquire some of their competition and build new sites.

If you think you are the right maintenance engineer for this market leader, please press apply, call Ashton on 07814905283 or email your CV too 

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