Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: MME/ST10/01
  • Date Posted: 27 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Cream Personnel Services
  • Location: Cheadle, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £33,000 to £34,000
  • Sector: Industrial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa
  • Telephone: 01782 262731

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for our client based in Cheadle. Our client is a market leading manufacturing company. The role will involve planned and predictive maintenance, service and repairing of equipment along with fault finding during production. There will be some local offsite working on a pre-arranged or out of hours callout basis.

The duties will include:

  • Fault finding during production
  • Performing planned and predictive maintenance
  • Assessing need of spare parts
  • Undertake effective planning and prioritisation of workload wherever necessary. Ensuring that resources are used to optimum effect
  • Understand and operate in line with relevant legislation, Company policy and Company procedures
  • Complete and maintain accurate, timely documentation and records as required by the business
  • Maintain the required standards of housekeeping
  • Support other teams and functions as required by the business
  • Undertake self-development activities as required by the business
  • Undertake any other tasks or duties as required by your line manager
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices operated by the Company
  • Conforming to health and safety procedures and policies
  • There will be a requirement of some local offsite working on a pre-arranged or out of hours callout basis.


To succeed as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer you will have:

  • ONC/HNC or time served apprenticeship or equivalent
  • General level education GCSE/O level or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in similar environment with similar role responsibilities
  • Hold a UK driving licence 
  • Good communication skills
  • Welding and basic fabrication would be advantageous
  • Experience of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Knowledge of basic electrical practices
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of factory processes and technology
  • Demonstrate ability to support teams internally and externally, to ensure effectiveness in line with the needs of the business
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritise workload in order to meet required deadlines and performance standards 
  • Demonstrate the ability of being able to maintain and improve effective working practices, use of facilities and materials etc
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards work and is able to respond to business priorities appropriately Effective communication skills that allows the individual to communicate internally and externally, at all levels Able to pass on knowledge to other team members and apprentices
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain and improve levels of housekeeping and health and safety standards
  • Previous experience of working towards improving and maintaining quality standards
  • Familiar with all types of Factory equipment and associated plant 
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to problem solve in highly production based environment
  • Able to play a key role in the continuing improvement of the factory equipment and maintenance
  • Familiar with planned and preventive maintenance


  • 28 days holiday a year
  • Attractive Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Onsite Canteen
  • Great working environment with the opportunity for further training and career progression


  • You will provide your own safety shoes
  • Hours of work: Monday – Friday, Rotating Days and Noons
  • This is a permanent position

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity then apply now or call us for more information.