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Mechanical Maintenance - 37k

  • Job Location: Reading
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £31,319 p/a - £37,000 p/a
  • Posted on: 21st May 2019
  • Job Reference: P901820
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Are you a competent Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter?

Do you want to work Monday to Friday mornings and afternoons and earn 37,000 and upwards with overtime readily available?

If so then please read on!

With manufacturing facilities located across the UK, we now require a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter to join the engineering team.

This is a varied engineering environment, light automated robotics and conveyors, going up to large medium to heavy engineering applications and equipment.

Salary: 31,318.56 + overtime = 37,000 and upwards

Shift: Mon- Fri

Week 1. 6am – 3pm

Week 2. 12pm-9pm

Week 3. 12pm – 9pm

Overtime Rates: Mon-Sat time and and Sundays Double

Location: Reading

Benefits: pension up to 4% and upwards matched, 34 days holiday, Xmas shut down, health and safety bonus, free onsite parking, PPE provided, tool allowance.

Background required: Previous experience working as a mechanical maintenance engineer/fitter within a manufacturing environment or similar

Skills required:

Apprentice trained

A strong background within a mechanical maintenance role within a manufacturing environment

Key responsibilities of the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter:

To maintain service and repair all automated plant machinery to minimise production down time.

Provide technical support on all projects, installations and breakdowns


The ideal Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

  • Time served apprenticeship
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Knowledge and understanding of Gear Boxes, Motors, Taper locks, Conveyors
  • Educated in a relevant engineering discipline - City and Guilds/NVQ level 3/HNC/HND etc.
  • Any welding or machining experience advantageous

If you are interested in the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/Fitter role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role.

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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