Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • £16.43 per hour
  • Birmingham (B46)
  • Max Grainger
  • Permanent

Maintenance Engineer

Location: Birmingham, B46

Salary: £16.43 per hour

Hours:   6am – 2pm – Monday to Friday


Mainstay Recruitment and currrently looking for a mechanical maintenance engineer to work for a global company, working in the Coleshill area. The company supply building products to countries worldwide and are looking to grow their engineering team. The job role will involve pre preventative and fault finsing on machinery.


Description of Duties

Job Purpose:

  • Work in a safe manner adhering to Company procedures and policies in relation to health and safety and environmental standards
  • Ensuring all machines are safe and fit for purpose
  • Installation of new plant, machines and equipment (to include pipe fitting & assisting with electrical installations)
  • Overhaul upkeep and repair of plant and machinery regarding mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic faults. Machinery includes:

– CNC Lathes

– Plastic extrusion machines

– Injection moulding machines

– Wickman multi spindle lathes

– Metal forming machinery

– Chilled water system and associated equipment.

– Compressed air system and associated equipment.

  • Review and advise on engineering requirements and drawings
  • Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Effective communication – keeping management and relevant parties aware of issues and seeking advice and assistance when required.
  • Continuously look for improvements in the manufacturing process in relation to engineering practices
  • To attend training and continuous development opportunities as required.
  • Update records and complete service logs as requested.
  • Any other duty that may be required.


Skills and Requirements


  • A recognised practical Mechanical/engineering qualification to City & Guilds/NVQ standard at Technician level
  • A good standard of English and maths
  • Experience with in a multi discipline maintenance dept.
  • Experience of general factory buildings maintenance
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Fault find on hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Experience in lifting, slinging and overhead crane operation
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and pneumatic/hydraulic drawings
  • Competent in Mig welding, Manual lathes, millers and grinders
  • Competent at working from heights



  • Recognised health and safety qualification e.g. IOSH Working Safely
  • Mechanical to electrical cross skills qualification
  • IPAF or equivalent qualification for MEWPs
  • Recognised qualification in lifting and slinging operations
  • Experience with Wickman multi spindle lathes, extrusion, Injection moulding and metal forming machines


Hours of work:

  • Salary: £16.43 per hour
  • Hours:   6am – 2pm – Monday to Friday


If you are interested in the role, please contact Max in our Walsall office.


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