Mechanical / Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Melksham, Wiltshire

 Our client is a recognised innovator in its field of manufacturing and engineering.  With sales offices, dealers, licensees and customers in over 30 countries, they have a truly international presence.

It is a substantial manufacturer of specialised products, employing a substantial number of people, within a modern, clean environment.

We are delighted to be working with them to find a key individual to fulfil the role of multi skilled Mechanical / Electrical Maintenance Engineer to maintain and repair the plant’s facilities and electrical equipment within their Melksham location.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a large, major manufacturer of specialist products and equipment.


  • Carry out electrical repair and mechanical maintenance of plant and equipment across the factory site.
  • Carry out fault diagnosis to detect and solve electrical faults on various electrical plant and equipment.
  • Perform planned and preventative maintenance on equipment in line with maintenance schedule and report on irregularities.
  • Equipment includes injection moulding machines, AC/DC Drives and Motors; PLC’s and associated Test Machines.
  • Interact with other operations staff with regards to fault finding and testing of equipment.
  • Maintain records of all planned maintenance and testing schedules.
  • Carrying out PAT testing and maintain accurate records.
  • Repairing basic mechanical equipment.
  • Carrying out regular checks on electrical and health and safety equipment to ensure they are maintained to a high standard and ensuring health and safety specifications are upheld.
  • Carrying out small work installations.
  • Maintenance of Facility/Office Services and Equipment – including Boilers, Compressors, Air Handling Units.
  • Arranging work and liaising with outside contractors when required.
  • Liaise with suppliers for quotes and servicing issues with respect to electrical products such as security, air conditioning, lighting and heating.
  • Undertake other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of job.
  • Comply with the maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Comply with the Company Health and Safety policy and procedures.
  • A willingness to undertake necessary training and to assist the Engineering team as and when required.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Required Skills: 

  • Excellent mechanical or electrical engineering and maintenance skills.
  • Relevant qualifications, NVQ 3 or equivalent, Mechanical or Electrical Apprenticeship.
  • Ability to respond positively when under pressure.
  • Knowledge of production machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and on their own initiative.
  • Good record keeping and IT skills.
  • Able to work Initially 2 shifts, may potentially go up to 3-shift working.
  • Hands-on experience in electrical / mechanical engineering and general site maintenance.
  • Ideally, experience working in a manufacturing industry.

This is a full time and permanent role, working in an exciting, forward thinking environment and offering long term development.

The company offers an attractive salary and benefits package:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Up to 5% bonus.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Training and development opportunities including 24/7 e-learning on LinkedIn Learning.
  • Medical and health cash-back scheme.
  • Pension matched up to 7.5%.
  • Share incentive scheme.

If you wish to become part of an international organisation and have the passion & enthusiasm to use your skills to maintain a quality manufacturing environment, please send your CV urgently.

This vacancy is being advertised by New Resource Group. The services of New Resource Group are that of an Employment Agency.

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