Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Shift - Up to £43k

Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Shift - Up to £43k

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Shift - Up to £43k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tilbury, Essex
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Bonus, pension, etc.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10575_1493997443
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 16:17

Job Description

JOB TITLE Mechanical Maintenance Technician
LOCATION Tilbury Docks
SALARY £36,000 - £43,000 plus Benefits and bonus

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician / Engineer to join our client's Production Team based at their site in Tilbury Docks.

Our client is a recycling and resource management company, delivering solutions to 12 million residents and 40,000 business customers throughout the UK. Operating in over 300 locations throughout the UK - from household waste recycling centres, transfer stations and landfills, to energy-from-waste, recycling, composting and secure shredding facilities - providing an extensive range of managed services.

The Role:
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to provide planned preventative and reactive maintenance for all areas of the process and production plant, making sure plant installations and modifications meet the latest standards and regulatory requirements, also identifying and driving continuous improvement. Working at their Alternative Fuel Facility (AFF) in Tilbury Docks, you'll be helping to transform residual material, which would otherwise go to landfill, into a product which is an alternative to fossil fuels.
We are looking for the following people:
Our client are seeking Technicians or Engineers with a predominantly mechanical background and a basic electrical understanding and who can demonstrate formal training ideally at Engineering Apprenticeship level (or equivalent time served experience). You'll have worked in maintenance engineering / technician roles in manufacturing and production engineering environments, with hands on knowledge of equipment including conveyors, motors, gearboxes, hydraulics and pneumatics, with a basic electrical knowledge / awareness.

  • Ideally qualified to City & Guilds/NVQ level 3
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) (desirable)
  • IOSH (desirable)

There is an excellent Salary plus Benefits package plus Bonus for the right candidate
If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV to or call 02392 288214 and speak to Chris Jones for a confidential chat on this exciting opening.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.