Maintenance Engineer

Full TIme, Permanent
Posted 7 months ago

Market 36 Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer for our client based in Braintree on a permanent basis.


Our client manufactures and supplies Cast Metal Products for the engineering and construction sectors.


This is an excellent opportunity to work within an organisation with a varied project workload and excellent scope for progression. The job is to ensure the smooth day to day running of the company wide machines and buildings.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the planning of breakdown maintenance of the whole site.
  • Assist the planning and implementation of new project installations.
  • Assist engagement and liaison with sub-contractors, vehicles service operators and insurance inspectors.
  • Assist in purchasing maintenance related products and services. Maintain efficient maintenance spares and factory consumables store.
  • Routine production related tasks.
  • Site Security.
  • Assist in the management of staff overalls.
  • Assist in management of company vehicles (Forklifts, Cherry Picker, Van etc).
  • Supervision of labourers working in your immediate area.
  • Assist in Lean Manufacturing initiatives and tidiness of your area.
  • Assist in Supervising of apprentices/trainees when allocated to the maintenance department.
  • Provide full support to all maintenance team.
  • Provide feedback to your line supervisor/manager.
  • Suggest improvements to procedures, equipment, operating methods etc. to increase efficiency.
  • Work to provide results in a timely manner.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Apprenticeship minimum to NVQ Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering (Craft and Technician)/Foundry.
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics training/experience.
  • Electrical qualifications – Electrical Maintenance basics at a minimum.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualification advantageous
  • Ideally, 3+ years’ experience as a maintenance Technician/engineer.
  • Experience 3+ years of team working (2 or more people).
  • Ideally have 5 GCSE’s including Math & English and Science (C or above).
  • A working knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Strong team working and interpersonal skills but also able to work on your own initiative.
  • Organised and tidy.
  • Ability to solve problems effectively.

Working hours are Monday – Thursday 7.00am – 3.30pm and Friday 7.00am – 2.30pm (minimum 39 hours per week). Additional hours and weekends available.


In return our client is offering up to £13.12 – £14.68 per hour (including attendance bonus).


Our client also offers 30 days annual leave per annum (8 statutory days plus 22 days), annual FSEG event, attendance bonus £1 per hour worked (standard contracted hours only), annual bonus (not guaranteed), company pension scheme, Christmas vouchers, workwear provided and laundered, onsite canteen with free fruit, coffee/tea, milk and cold water machine, onsite parking.



Market 36 Recruitment Ltd cover a variety of sectors including Commercial, Industrial, Engineering, and Property/Estate Agency as well as many more. We take pride on building strong working relationships with local employers and candidates.


Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering, Industrial
Salary£13.12 - £14.68

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