Production Mechanical Engineer – £22-23k+£1.5k call out allowance

Our client is a leading UK medical manufacturer and distributor that provides a trusted range of solutions to support all stages of the decontamination process. With over 5000 products they are the world’s leading provider of consumables for instrument processing and central sterilization. They are now looking for a Production Mechanical Engineer to join their production/warehouse team and report into the Operations Manager.

The role holder must be flexible with working patterns as the company operates a two-shift system and some weekend work will be required. They must also be able to operate machinery during busy periods and undertake any other duties that may be necessary.


Key Responsibilities:

To service and repair tray wrap, tray liner, packing machinery and various other equipment.

  • Machine breakdown remedy and repair with minimum disruption to production.
  • Plan and undertake regular machine servicing and maintenance.
  • Ability to operate all machinery (after training).
  • Training machine operators to undertake pre-operational checks and basic maintenance.
  • On call by telephone out of hours.

To control parts inventory.

  • Ensure that all critical parts are available.
  • Monitoring and control of all machine parts.

Site Projects

  • Design and implement cost-effective equipment modifications to improve productivity, safety and reliability.
  • Plan and design new production processes and oversee installation.
  • Liaising with machine manufacturers and other professionals.

Site facilities management

  • Plan and maintain site facilities including recycling, waste disposal, heating, racking etc.
  • Liaise with contractors to ensure all work is carried out correctly, safely and is legally compliant

To assist shift supervisors

  • Working alongside shift supervisors carrying out production checks and organising workflow.
  • Deputise for shift supervisors when necessary.


Key Skills/Experience:

  • Must have good written and spoken English, numeracy, level of fitness, logical thinking and pride in finished product.
  • Mechanical engineering qualification (NVQ level 3 or above) or relevant experience in a production environment.
  • Able to observe and maintain strict health & safety standards.


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