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Principal Mechanical Engineer

£45k - 64k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Helen Brown
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Principal Mechanical Engineer


Monday to Friday Days only (8 hour shifts)

£45,000 - £64,000 + Excellent benefits package, car allowance and overtime available!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer, to join a large global manufacturer on a permanent basis. This is a days based role, working sociable hours Monday to Friday. The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be required to lead a team of engineers, mentoring and coaching and creating an engaging working environment. I am searching for someone who has a logical and methodical approach and can be relied upon to see the job through to the end.  The successful Principal Mechanical Engineer will be a natural problem solver, tenacious and will use creativity, innovation, and an analytical approach to exhaust all options until a solution is found.  A proactive attitude with a flair for quick and efficient learning which equips you well to adapt to the latest technologies.

The role also involves the following duties:

  • Transfer in depth technical knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems, eg Pumps, Motors, Gearboxes, Transmission Systems, Steam Generation and Lifting equipment
  • Complete hands on planned and reative maintenance across the site, as well as leading work on any ongoing and upcoming projects. The company has heavily invested into this site and the company have a strong pipeline of project work!
  • Lead root cause failure analysis and 4 step problem solving. Ensure actions are completed, closed out and shared with relevant parties.

Requirements for the Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • Mechanical Bias
  • Degree level or apprentice trained with excellent experience
  • Able to mentor / train members of the team
  • Manufacturing, packaging or FMCG background
  • Knowledge of SAP computerised maintenance systems and processes.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of initiating and implementing continuous improvements

Benefits for the Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • 20% pension!
  • Gym memberships
  • Private medical insurance (option to add on dependents at a salary sacrifice)
  • Dental cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Critical illness cover
  • Travel insurance
  • Car allowance with the role
  • Annual bonus depending on company and personal performance
  • 25 days holiday with option to purchase more

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills then please click apply at the bottom of this advert.

For further details then please contact Helen Brown at Pioneer Selection.

As a registered candidate with Pioneer Selection Ltd, you automatically become eligible for our referral scheme.

You will receive £250 for every candidate we place in permanent employment who has been recommended by you. Terms and Conditions apply please see our website for further details.


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