Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Preston, Lancashire
  • £40000 - £43000 per annum GBP / Year

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus bank holidays
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am-4:30pm (overtime available at additional rates)
Holidays: 20 days per year plus bank holidays

About the Role:

GPW Recruitment is proud to be partnering with a leading manufacturing organisation in the packaging industry to find a talented Mechanical Maintenance Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an esteemed engineering team and contribute significantly to the success and quality processes of the company. If you are seeking stability, job security, and a chance to thrive in your career, this role is perfect for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fabrication and Welding: Perform fabrication and welding tasks to maintain and repair machinery.
  • Fault Finding and Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve issues in hydraulic and mechanical systems.
  • Preventive Maintenance: Conduct regular maintenance on pumps, bearings, and mechanical drives.
  • Electrical Work: Apply your electrical experience to support various maintenance activities.
  • Equipment Operation: Operate laminating lines, guillotines, reel stands, and conveyor systems, and perform die cutting.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all activities adhere to stability standards and industry regulations.
  • Project Work: Utilize tunnelling experience for specific projects.
  • Continuous Improvement: Work collaboratively with the team to identify improvement opportunities and implement effective solutions.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of maintenance tasks and equipment performance.


  • Fabrication and Welding Skills: Ability to fabricate and weld to a high standard.
  • Electrical Experience: Some level of electrical experience is required.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: £40,000 per annum plus bank holidays.
  • Work-Life Balance: Monday to Friday, 8am-4:30pm schedule, with additional overtime available.
  • Holidays: 20 days per year, plus bank holidays.

Why Join Us?

This role offers a unique opportunity to be a key player in a dynamic and successful manufacturing environment. You’ll benefit from job stability and security, competitive compensation, and the chance to grow your skills within a supportive team. If you’re ready to take the next step in your mechanical maintenance career, we want to hear from you!

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience. Apply today and become part of a company that values quality and teamwork.

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