Mechanical Engineer

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Donna Marshall

Contact email:
Job ref: 040124
Published: 6 months ago
Duration: Permanent
Expiry date: 12 Mar 2024 23:59

​Recruitment Pro are proud to be working in partnership with a nationwide leader within the steel industry in their search for a mechanical engineer to join their small and friendly maintenance team on a permanent basis.

As a successful mechanical engineer, you can expect to carry out the following duties;

  • To follow all instructions of the Maintenance Team Leader.

  • Maintain and service of plant and equipment throughout the UK Operations. (Predominately based at Sheffield but with occasional travel to other UK sites)

  • Provide planned preventative maintenance as per established schedules.

  • Prioritise and select job requests in a risk rating operational approach, ensuring that no personnel are put at risk from insufficiently maintained equipment.

  • Advise the Maintenance Team Leader of any maintenance equipment, parts, spares and services that may need ordering, liaising with the Facilities Manager or Operations Management Team in their absence.

  • Within reason, work overtime/weekend hours to accommodate the needs of the business, minimising breakdown times on plant & equipment.

  • Ensure all tasks carried out in your area of responsibility are risk assessed, in accordance with the risk assessment procedure, with the findings communicated to the personnel who could be affected by the task.

  • Ensure you understand risk assessments and other work instructions prior to completing tasks.

  • Take responsibility for yourself and other maintenance personnel around you, to ensure that no personnel are put at risk from insufficiently maintained equipment.

  • Check adequate controls are in place to prevent unwanted start-up of any equipment that is under maintenance.

  • To record and maintain all records as instructed.

  • Ensuring equipment is fully operational (including calibration and services) and only operate equipment that you are authorised and trained to use, reporting any issues/defects to the Maintenance Team Leader.

  • Operate equipment in-line with manufacturers guidelines or established procedures.

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the continual improvement of the QHSE Management System.

  • Take responsibility for ensuring personnel and processes in your area of responsibility conform to the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards.

  • Attend all necessary meetings, conference calls or digital conferencing

Experience in working with heavy plant and equipment including:

  • Material Handlers

  • Shovel Loaders

  • Fork lift Trucks

  • Welding (Preferably Coded but that isn't essential)

  • Working with Hydraulics 

In return you can expect:

  • A salary offering of up to £40,000 per annum D.O.E

  • Use of a company vehicle.

  • All expenses paid for.

  • Overtime available week day mornings and Saturdays.

  • All PPE provided.

  • Yearly training courses/ refreshes provided.

Recruitment Pro Ltd is operating as an Employment Business. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Recruitment Pro Ltd. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 5 working days. If you do not hear from us after 5 working days you have not been successful on this occasion and unless otherwise advised, Recruitment Pro will keep your details on file to contact you regarding any future suitable opportunities.