Mechanical Engineer

Location : Hanwell, Greater London, England
Job Ref : EJ646
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £25k - 27k per year


EJ646 – Mechanical Engineer

Location: Hanwell

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing detailed site surveys for equipment upgrades and servicing to the manual tools and fixture work of stripping and repairing blowers and vacuum pumps.
  • Spending some time on the benches, maintaining the company’s blower hire fleet and service stock. Working on location along with other engineers supporting large client base for service and general maintenance.
  • Being responsible for the identification and rectification of mechanical and basic electrical faults on blower, vacuum plant and conveying equipment.
  • The servicing work will include oil changes, belt checks, greasing bearings, changing seals and flange gaskets and pipe work connections as required on a planned service.
  • There will also be a requirement to rectify damage discovered on an unplanned or emergency basis.
  • Acting as a company representative when talking with site engineers and managers discussing faults and completing company/client documents. 
  • Once cleared to work by our quality team, you will be expected to become part of the Emergency breakdown response team to cover any part of the country when required.
  • To facilitate this, you will be provided with a company vehicle for installations and removal of heavy blower and vacuum plant whilst attending customer sites.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • You should be qualified to a recognised engineering standard along with basic electrical knowledge. This should include experience in the installation, inspection, maintenance and commissioning of mechanical equipment.
  • A Safety Passport in Food or Quarry would be an advantage but training will be provided.
  • Fully competent in all machine shop processes.
  • Vertical borer experience would be preferred.
  • Experience on breakdowns, maintenance and commissioning activities.
  • Able to read Mechanical and hydraulic drawings.
  • Fault finding skills using both logic and creative/innovative approaches.
  • Computer literate with the ability to maintain correct documentation attached to the role.
  • Complete Maintenance Records and Reports accurately and on time.
  • Experience of the fitting, aligning, strip down and repair of industrial equipment.
  • Test equipment to make sure it is in working order.
  • Dis-assembly and re-assembly expertise.
  • Confined space, Isolation, Fire, Asbestos COSHH, and COMAH awareness.
  • CNC experience would be an advantage.
  • Conduct repairs and service to plant and equipment as required in an efficient manner in accordance with Company Policy and Procedures. 
  • Holding a Full EU driving license with no more than 6 points is a minimum requirement, no exceptions.  

Location: Hanwell

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000

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