Reference : 568873

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/29/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer opportunity.

This position is working 12 hour shifts on a 3 week rotating shift pattern Days/Nights with a bulk of 2 weeks off at the end of week 3 – further details available upon application.

How you will utilise your expertise:

This role is working with British Gypsum the UK’s leading manufacturer of plaster, plasterboard and ceiling solutions this role is based out of our flagship manufacturing facility in Sherburn in Elmet.  Your experience within Mechanical Maintenance/Engineering/Craftsmanship will see you help us to ensure we maintain world class safety and world class reliability of our production equipment by;

  • Ensuring that all plant equipment is maintained safely and for the safety of yourself and others.
  • Carrying out breakdown & routine maintenance ensuring the highest plant reliability.
  • Being involved in root cause analysis and continuous improvement activity.
  • Kaizan activity implementing and working on measures to reduce the risk of breakdown reoccurrence
  • AM/PM activity in line with World Class Manufacturing processes

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

  • Mechanical Craft/Maintenance/Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Minimum of NVQ qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Qualifications/experience
  • Experience in maintaining mechanical equipment; Rotating plant, hydraulic systems, pneumatics, fabrication (Lathe/Mill), Mig/Arc welding, routine inspection (preventative maintenance), burner systems, pumps, gear boxes, conveyors,  etc

Who are Saint-Gobain?
Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.


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