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Experienced Maintenance Engineer required to look after machinery for a long standing company in Southend on sea, Essex. Electrical bias with also mechanical experience required.

Recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer - multi-skilled electrical bias and some mechanical for a long standing company in Southend on Sea, Essex. Salary £45,000 + enhancement for late shift so annual salary will be £48,600 + overtime. Hours Monday to Thursday 12noon - 10pm.

As a Maintenance Engineer this role will carry out preventative, reactive and improvement maintenance. It will involve Electrical, mechanical pneumatic and hydraulic fault resolution and mechanical component repairs. The person will assist in the implementation and maintenance of quality systems and ensure the company complies with all areas of the Health and Safety at Work Legislation. As a Maintenance Engineer you will work alongside the Engineering Manager, Engineering Assistant and any contract engineers on site.

Main Duties and accountabilities

  • Maintain and repair machinery and equipment according to planned schedules.
  • Diagnose faults and carry out remedial action prioritising for minimum disruption.
  • Redesign and build to improve efficiencies and machine running
  • Ensure essential equipment, tools and parts are available by effective ordering and/or sourcing.
  • To carry out and implement risk assessments.
  • To act as Fire Marshall


Time served Electrical maintenance Engineer with a minimum 3 years post apprenticeship experience.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Experienced in a Manufacturing environment preferably food or packaging
  • Experienced in preventative, reactive and improvement maintenance, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic fault resolution and mechanical component repairs including belts, bearings, chains and sprockets
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to prioritise effectively
  • Good understanding of technical diagrams and manuals
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills in both Microsoft Word and Excel

Hours of Work

Working 12pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday (so Friday  Saturday and Sunday off!)

Must be prepared to be called out from time to time


  • £45,000 plus shift allowance = £48,600 + overtime
  • Contributory pension Scheme
  • 26 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Sickness Insurance Scheme
  • X 3 Life Cover

For further information apply today or contact Kim at ENS Commercial Recruitment, Westcliff, Essex.

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