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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technician (MET) St. Helens, England

Salary: GBP42000 - GBP44350 per annum + pension, car allowance, bonus scheme

Mechanical Engineering Technician

St Helens (WA9)

Commutable from Warrington, Liverpool, Wigan, Widnes, Runcorn, Leigh, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Up to £44,350 + on Call Allowance + Bonus

Days – Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week) + 1 in 9 on call system


  • Group Personal Pension Plan up to 8% employer Contribution
  • 25 days Holiday
  • On site Parking
  • Cycle-To-Work-Scheme


Our client is a leading heavy manufacture, that values hard work, teamwork and developing people. They are part of a global group with multiple sites in the UK, this is one of their flagship growing operations. They are looking for a Mechanical Engineering Technician to join the team.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Planned preventative maintenance activities to maximise plant reliability;
  • Fault finding and diagnostics in emergency breakdown or planned situations;
  • Modification and improvement of plant;
  • Hazard identification and elimination;
  • Problem solving;
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and support and contribute to the site HSE initiatives.
  • Provide Training and mentoring to apprentices and colleagues;
  • Use SAP CMMS system to record maintenance activities and parts used.
  • Involve effective communication with Supervision and members of other areas.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 

  • relevant Engineering Apprenticeship and be qualified to NVQ level 3
  • Proven experience working in a similar Technical Role
  • Can work unsupervised
  • be capable of identifying, generating and managing own workload
  • must be willing to join the 1-in-9 on call team to provide out of hours coverage in line with the needs of the process
  • must be flexible in order to respond to changes in priority or emergency situations which may include operating on a shift system


Company Information

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