Mechanical Engineer

Kingston Upon Hull
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Tom Fenwick
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

This role reports directly to the Engineering Manager. The Mechanical Engineer is a key engineering role responsible for the development and delivery of the mechanical engineering systems on site.

Client Details

A progressive and exciting manufacturer


Key responsibilities

  • Defining procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant statutory regulations including:











  • PED / PSSR
  • LEV regulations
  • DSEAR (mechanical aspects of gas and dust)
  • COMAH permit obligations
  • Ensuring Mechanical Engineering compliance with all management systems including those associated with ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and FEMAS.
  • Setting the strategy for equipment preventive maintenance and implementing that strategy - including frequency, risk and condition based maintenance techniques.
  • Analysing failures (using root cause analysis techniques), recommending and implementing corrective actions.
  • Controlling abnormal situations and emergencies
  • Implementing the key risk control systems necessary for the control of major hazards
  • Ensuring all inspections and maintenance procedures are in place to meet regulatory as well as reliability requirements.
  • Mechanical approval for all plant modifications.
  • Mechanical design approval for projects.







  • Extensive experience of working in a similar position on a large scale manufacturing site (ideally COMAH), with a track record of delivery proven over a number of years and will be fully familiar with the relevant legislative requirements.



  • Well established root cause analysis skills and extensive experience of implementing actions to improve equipment reliability.
  • Extensive experience of implementing / improving mechanical preventive maintenance programmes.
  • Experience of implementing plant reliability improvement projects.
  • It is expected that the Job Holder will hold a Degree in a Mechanical Engineering discipline or be able to demonstrate equivalent technical knowledge via work experience / other qualifications. Ideally the job holder will be a Chartered Engineer or working towards that goal.


Job Offer