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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference emr/TP/29524/1406

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
£45000 - £45000
Working Hours:
Mobile Team - Southwest Swindon / Sharpness based
Closing Date:
Job Category:
South - South West

Package Description

Attractive salary plus great benefits such as:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24 days annual leave, rising to 25 in 2023 + bank holidays
  • Option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more

About our opportunity:

To supply Mechanical Engineering support at Emr

What you will be doing:

  1. Promoting a positive Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental culture throughout the business.
  2. Conduct and provide guidance and support in the development of risk analysis, developing SOP’s and improvement plans.
  3. Attend sites for proactive and reactive work within the area as required.
  4.  Pro-active during machinery maintenance and repair.
  5. Implement Root Cause Analysis (RCA) approach to eliminate repeat issues and contribute to medium and long term plans.
  6. Provide direction to the operational team.
  7. Maintain critical spares levels for routine maintenance.
  8. Troubleshoot and drive shared learnings to improve performance across Emr.
  9. Liaise with and manage contractors to ensure correct RAMS are in place prior to work commencement and adhered to during work.
  10. Work with suppliers to ensure the best quality, service and cost.
  11. Keep all documentation up to date on the CMMS system.
  12. Attend training as required to keep within legislation and up to date knowledge.
  13. Work as part of a team to complete scheduled blade changes on shears.
  14. Work as part of a team to complete scheduled work on balers and shears.
  15. Assist in completion of any remedial work highlighted from AC/PPM.
  16. Complete all PPM tasks scheduled.
  17. Provide proactive and reactive engineering support to all EMR sites in designated region.

About you:

  1. A nationally recognised mechanical / fabrication  time served apprenticeship minimum level 3
  2. Maintenance experience in a  heavy engineering environment
  3. H&S qualification equivalent to IOSH Managing safely
  4. First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment
  5. Maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment

Who we are?

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Authentic

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive

If we all carry out our roles in line with these Behaviours, we will achieve success as One Team. If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you!