Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 36000 / Year
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference

A large engineering business in Sheffield is on the lookout for a skilled Mechanical engineer, to plan and react to breakdowns and join a very dedicated team in maintaining the equipment and machinery on site.

Maintenance Engineers

To carry out mechanical maintenance and improvements across the companies site,reacting to breakdowns as well as helping plan checks and testing of their equipment.

Main responsibilities

�Fault finding on hydraulics, pneumatic to component level. Maintenance of mechanical components and machinery

�Mechanical maintenance of overhead DC and AC cranes.

�Maintenance of pumps

�Use of engineering drawings to identify faults, resolve problems on plant.

�Monitoring and maintenance of specific defined plant to meet legislation.

�Optimising preventative maintenance programs.

�Shop work / bench fitting, building and refurbishment of spares and plant equipment.

�Burning and basic welding skills required.

�Reacting to breakdown requirements to safely and promptly rectifying faults to minimise any Production downtime.

�Assist in Production changeovers as required.

�Written reports detailing the activities during shift.

� To perform other duties as required.


�Time Served with a Recognised Apprenticeship or equivalent to NVQ level 3.

�Understand and able to interpret mechanical drawings and working with technical data.

�Maintain good housekeeping and standards in own work area and out on plant.

�Adhere to all and any safety related legislation relevant to operations and mechanical maintenance.

�Able to work fully autonomously and make decisions on own.

� Knowledge and competence in Permit to Work systems.

� A good understanding and ability in Safety Management, Isolation Procedures, Method Statements and Risk Assessments.

� A basis of knowledge surrounding Environmental management.

� Knowledge of PC systems and there use, particularly software applicable to the Job position

We offer you

Excellent training programme

A Challenging and Rewarding role

Overtime rates

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser

Please apply with your CV to: Luke Dugdale