Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location Dunstable
Job Type Permanent
Salary £37000 - 40000 per year Bonus + training + OT
Contact Jack Melia
Call 07884 491 721
Reference MME/SFB/JM

Role: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £37k – £40k + Bonus + OT + Training

Shift: DAYS (Tue-Fri, 7:00 - 19:00)

Location: Dunstable

The Company

ATA are working with a Dunstable based FMCG business who are looking to recruit mechanical maintenance engineers as part of a team expansion. This opportunity has arisen due to the recent influx in the demand for production and the resultant heavy investment into their site. This reinvestment has seen a complete upgrade and instalment of the latest state of the art automated production and distribution lines. With the current turnover of the business being upwards of £100 million per annum in the UK, the company’s investment in continuous improvement includes both internal and external training provided for the engineers.

This is an exciting opportunity for a mechanical maintenance engineer to join a well-established and growing company within the FMCG industry to further develop their skills and experience.

The Role

This mechanical maintenance engineering role will involve:

  • Reactive and PPM maintenance of conveyor systems, metal detectors, packaging machines, conveyors, pneumatics, palletizers, mixers, blowers, ovens.
  • Mechanical responsibilities include fault finding and repair of bearings, belts, gearboxes, shafts, rollers and pneumatics, motors, chains, motors, rollers, sprockets, and gearboxes. This will also include
  • Working 12-hour days Wed-Sat.

The Candidate

To be successful in the application for this mechanical maintenance engineer role you will need:

  • Recognised mechanical qualifications.
  • Confidence in fault finding on mechanical components.
  • To work well within a team and independently.
  • Be motivated in a working environment.
  • Be flexible to work 12-hour days shifts.


Along with this role as a mechanical maintenance engineer you will receive:

  • A competitive basic salary.
  • Specific training.
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays.
  • Monthly production bonus up to £1000.
  • Safety of working for a high-status company that is continuing to grow in this high demand industry.

If interested apply online and send your CV to

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