Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location Desford
Job Type Permanent
Salary £54600 - 54600 per year banked hours system, production bonus, , x1.5 & x2 OT rate, 10% company pension contribution, fantas
Contact AJ Kermaleki
Call 07701 326 339
Reference ME/DE

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Desford, £54600, banked hours system, production bonus, , x1.5 & x2 OT rate, 10% company pension contribution, fantastic share saver scheme, life assurance, death in service.

4 on 4 off Days & Nights rotation

Why join our client?

  • Fantastic employee engagement - over 300 employees have been with the business over 25 years.
  • Further development through fantastic internal and external training. They have Pledged to have 5% of employees in pay and learn positions by 2025.
  • Real career progression opportunities into senior roles
  • Option to buy reduced shares in the business (up 15% within the last 5 years).
  • Opportunity to work for a forward-thinking company who have pledged to invest over £125m across their sites throughout 2022 – 2023.

About the company

We are supporting one of the country’s largest manufacturing groups at their flagship site in the north Leicestershire region. Established in the 60s and steeped in British history, our client employs over 2000 people across 15 manufacturing plants and are responsible for producing some of the UKs best known and well-loved products in their industry. This site whic, is a large fully automated production facility which is targeted to produce 105 million units per annum, The company are experiencing a fantastic period of growth, quickly recovering from the mist of the COVID19 pandemic with plans to invest across a proportion of their manufacturing plants, this includes the upgrading of machinery, facilities and safety systems.

They are now looking for a maintenance engineer of mechanical bias to join their team.

About the role

As a maintenance engineer you will be responsible for maintaining automated machinery such as ABB & fanuc controlled robotics, packaging lines, conveyors, mixing machinery, presses, kilns plus more!

-         Planned preventive maintenance

-         Reacting to breakdowns and remedial repair work.

-         Project work and installation.

-         Fault finding

-         Root cause analysis and continuous improvement.

About you

To be considered for this maintenance engineer role you should be/have the following:

  • Experience working within a factory environment.
  • Ability to fault find on mechanical systems
  • Be comfortable working in an industrial environment.
  • Be happy to work on a days and night’s rotation
  • You should hold a recognised level 3 (or above) electrical qualification city and guilds, NVQ, BTEC, HND, HNC.

The benefits

ATA have worked with this business for the last 5 years and have always been impressed with the benefits package on offer. This includes a 10% matched pension, fantastic holiday allowance and excellent training.

In the past, on this site training has included sending engineers to college to complete city and guilds 18th edition and plc training. However, if you believe learning a new skill or gaining a new qualification will benefit the site, they are happy to look at providing training.

Not only this, but you will also 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, build new sites and invest within training and development of their staff.

If you think you are the right maintenance engineer for this market leader, please press apply, call AJ on 07701326339 to discuss or email at

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation