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Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
Salary: Starting at £32,417.59 per annum
Closing Date: 24/06/2022 23:59
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

As Mechanical Engineer you will be part of a team who are responsible for the mechanical maintenance and all engineering aspects of the production plants and equipment, where you will always ensuring optimum efficiency and safety.

Salary: Starting at £32,417.59 per annum

Location: Huntworth Mill, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6LQ

Contract Type: Permanent

Contracted hours: Full time, 45 hours per week, shifts will be 6am until 3pm and 3pm until midnight

There will be a be need to work at weekends for maintenance cover (mainly during the winter period) and when there is project / maintenance requirements this would be during the summer months, this would be by prior arrangement and rostered during the winter months.

In this role the key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the safe and efficient operation of plant and equipment, safely and efficiently maintaining, and repairing both plant and equipment.
  • Identifying and diagnosing faults and carrying out repairs, adjustments and other maintenance works as appropriate.
  • Carry out the required routine servicing, repair or adjustment of plant or machinery in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule.
  • Providing technical advice to the mill.
  • Collaborative working on project work and repairs.
  • Responsible for ensuring all documentation required is completed.
  • Identify where additional Method Statements and Risk Assessments are required.
  • Ordering materials and ensuring that the correct materials are on site when required.
  • Interpretation of site drawings and project information.
  • Record all jobs completed and maintain all maintenance work records and systems as required by the company.

Key skills & experience:

  • Experience within a heavy manufacturing similar to quarry works in a production environment
  • Experience with conveying systems, types of conveyers to include screw horizontal conveyers’ chain & flight conveyers and belt bucket elevators
  • A robust understanding of Health and Safety is required
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team without constant supervision

Please note, this vacancy may close prior to the expiry date if we have received a suitable number of applications.

Mole Valley Feed Solutions is the largest, farmer-owned, independent feed manufacturer in the UK offering an extensive range of products and services. These include compounds, blends, meals, straights, and minerals; combined with a range of technical support services provided by a dedicated team of qualified feed specialists. 

Four efficient and modern animal feed manufacturing mills and two blending sites produce a range of market-leading compound and precision blended feeds.

For everyone who works in one of Mole Valley Farmers’ businesses – just like our customers who live and work in it – the countryside is a way of life and we are committed to UK agriculture.


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