Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Durham

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: £35,500 per annum inc. shift allowance


Our client is a successful FMCG manufacturing business, based in County Durham. They are currently looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join them on a permanent basis working on a 3 shift rotation.

7am – 2.30pm

10pm – 7pm

2.30pm – 10pm (Monday – Thursday)

Working within a small team of Maintenance Engineers, reporting to the Engineering Manager, the role will involve carrying out planned maintenance and breakdown repair across a range of production equipment including mechanical and electrical systems, with a focus on improving reliability and maximising production output.

The successful candidate will have a sound working knowledge of the repair and maintenance of main line machines, whilst having the ability to read and follow hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical drawings. This role will require a team player but also someone who can carry out project work alone when required.

The ideal candidate will be time served in Mechanical Maintenance with a sound knowledge of electrical principles.