Mechanical Engineer - Slough - £36k plus car

Mechanical Engineer - Slough - £36k plus car

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Slough - £36k plus car
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Car and bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11844_1523271179
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2018 11:52

Job Description

Job Title Mechanical Engineer - Recycling/Process - Up to £36k

Location Slough

Salary Up to £36k plus car and package

Our client is one of the South's leading Waste Management specialist and are passionate about transforming everyday waste into high quality raw materials and a valuable Energy source. They operate a number of process led Material Recycling Facilities around the SE that seek to separate and reuse materials traditionally sent to Landfill.

They are seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a strong focus on Project Management and Plant Improvement to join them at their Slough site. Your hours will be 8.30am to 4.30pm working Monday to Friday (35 hours), but the nature of the job may mean additional hours or weekend working from time to time to fit in with operational needs.

The role

Based at Slough but with travel to different sites involved, you'll work with plant managers, facility managers, site engineers and contractors to maintain and improve equipment across a broad range of process led Plant our richly varied business which includes quarries, MRFs (Materials Recovery Facilities) and special waste sites. Your remit includes maintenance support, providing technical advice, proposing improvements, design and specification (AutoCAD ability is an advantage), and projects and contractor management. You'll have worked in Mechanical Engineer role in Recycling, Manufacturing or Production Engineering environments, with hands on knowledge of equipment including conveyors, motors, gearboxes, hydraulics and pneumatics.

Desired previous experience

  • Prior experience in Mechanical Engineering capacity with a focus on continuous improvement and maximising plant efficiencies
  • Recognised time served apprenticeship in mechanical engineering or degree qualified
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with managers and staff to identify potential problem areas on site and come up with suitable solutions.
  • Strong problem solved skills, capable of assessing the plants performance and driving improvements forward

What they can offer you in return

In return for your hard work as a Mechanical Project Engineer, they are offering a salary of up to £36k per annum plus excellent benefits including car and annual bonus. You will be joining a well-regarded business that takes a real pride in its workforce and understands the importance of employing the right people.

You will be working closely with the Engineering Manager assessing the performance of their Facilities and working across the business to drive change. To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively you can call 02392 288 214 and speak to Chris Jones direct.

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