Maintenance Lead/ Mechanical Engineer

10 September 20212021-09-10
Greater London
Attractive Salary Plus Benefits
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Maintenance Lead / Mechanical Engineer 


East  London 


Attractive Salary Plus Benefits 


Recruit12 have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Lead Mechanical Engineer/Supervisor to join a dynamic team. The client are seeking a mechanically biased Multi-skilled Lead Engineer, who is passionate about their continuous professional development and has a desire to build upon their existing leadership skills.


As a Maintenance Lead / Mechanical Engineer, your responsibilities will include: 


  • Supervising a small team/direct reports and organising daily schedules
  • Management of stock up to £250K, Responsible for stores stock and monitoring usage
  • Responsible for all contractors, monitoring and associated works
  • Responsible for maintenance of Dagenham facility and other associated sites if required to support
  • Responsible for the Management of the Maintenance budget for maintenance overtime, tracking expenditure and reporting to the maintenance manager or site manager budget variances
  • Liaise with managers to schedule preventive maintenance and planned shutdown works 
  • Supporting with contractor management, employee relations and induction processes
  • Using company software to monitor and report on KPI's, safety and performance
  • To perform safety and regulatory compliance audits and maintenance reports. 
  • To be available to be called in during emergency situations and plant breakdowns when necessary, participate in the ‘Standby’ rota as applicable.

To be successful as a Maintenance Lead / Mechanical Engineer, you must have: 


  • Strong industrial engineering background with mechanical engineering, fabrication and welding
  • Strong experience within multi-skilled maintenance and a proven track record of delivery
  • Previous managerial , supervisory or team leadership experience
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety in hazardous environments
  • Enthusiastic methodical problem solver, combined with a practical approach to mechanical engineering
  • Control Systems and Software (DCS/SCADA/HMI/PLC)
  • Recycling or manufacturing environment expertise
  • Driving license and the ability to travel when required 
  • Engineering degree or NVQ Level 3/4


If you are excited by the prospect of joining an international organization as a Maintenance Lead / Mechanical Engineer , please apply immediately.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World-Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport, or a valid UK visa.