Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location Southwark
Job Type Contract
Salary £35 - 35 per hour
Reference 145896/534/ASC

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer – Recycling

Based in South London – 4 Month Rolling Contract

Continental shifts – 12 hr Shifts (4 On/4 OFF) – Day and Nights

 Outside IR35 £35ph

This UK market leader in recycling has a huge turnover nationally of more than £300 million with multiple sites across the UK, following the success of previous contracts a new opportunity is available. The business is now looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with an to support the current maintenance team and to ensure downtime is kept to a minimum whilst maintaining standards of a variety of equipment. If you are looking for a new contract, then please contact Adil Shaikh on 07920 410 329 or email

The day-to-day responsibilities of the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will involve the following.

  • Reactive maintenance will include fault finding and replacing components on a variety of mechanical machinery.
  • Preventative maintenance will also be a key part of the contract.
  • Swapping components on a variety of equipment such as, conveyors, shredders, bearings, bag splitters and more

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer must possess the following skills and experience.

  • Previous mechanical experience within a factory environment such as construction product manufacturing or waste management
  • Mechanical engineering qualification (NVQ LVL 3 and above)
  • Able to fault find and repair a wide range of mechanical components
  • Experience with machining and fabrications

The benefits of this Mechanical Maintenance Engineer contract are the following.

  • Established rolling 4-month contract.
  • Continental shift pattern including day and nights.
  • Minimum of 42 hours per week available
  • Outside IR35 Pay Rate

To be considered for this role please either hit the 'Apply' button on this site or email your CV directly to I can also be contacted directly on 07920410329. I look forward to hearing from you!


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You must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Sponsorship is not provided.


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