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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Ref no. BHN569829
Location Gillingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Join our growing business and build a better future!

We create premium fuel systems, electrical systems and aftermarket parts for internal combustion engine and industrial applications. Want to join the team?

Apply below.

Key skills required for this role

Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Automotive Engineering


Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Automotive, Warehouse

Job description

You will be working within an established team, to provide reactive and preventative maintenance support within our automotive manufacturing and R&D facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fault finding, rectification, modification, and development of machinery as necessary.
  • Liaise with internal and external supplies in sourcing service engineers, spares etc.
  • Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organize accordingly.
  • Identify and monitor trackside spares for your areas. Keep an up-to-date record of required parts.
  • Understand and identify required spares. Raise purchasing requests and liaise with purchasing to understand deadlines.
  • Team player, the ability to work closely with other members of the maintenance team.
  • Use of CMM'S system for maintenance handovers and asset traceability.
  • Breakdown response for machine tools and assembly and test machines.

Mandatory Skills:

  • An engineering background with involvement with Machine tools and processes.
  • Experience in maintaining, repairing, and developing machinery.
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic fault finding.
  • Capable of reading Engineering and schematic drawings.

Desirable Skills:

  • Basic electrical skills (Motor disconnection/connection, Contactors, and sensor replacement).
  • Welding Mig, Tig and Arc.
  • Workshop skills (Turning, Milling, Grinding and bench fitting).

What we are looking for:

  • Self-motivated and have a strong and flexible attitude towards work.
  • Ability to stay calm in high stress situations.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Innovative thinker.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to work and learn in a fast moving and changing environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required.
  • The ability to prioritise and organise own workload.
  • To comply with Health and Safety regulations, showing responsibility of personal safety and that of others.
  • Treat colleagues and work colleagues with respect.

Mandatory Experience & Qualifications:

  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Desirable Experience & Qualifications:

  • Fork truck license.
  • Apprentice served.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified.

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday - 07:30 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday - Thursday - 07:30 - 15:30.
  • Friday - 07:30 - 14:30.


  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Working hours are 37 each week
  • Pension Scheme
  • Dental plan
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff discount with selected retails + wellbeing platforms
  • Discounted gym membership
  • On Site Gym (£10 per Month)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Friendly working environment
  • Relocation package of up to £6,000 (Subject to Criteria)

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