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Mechanical Maintenance Engineers
Braunton, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Added: 19 Sep 2023
Job Reference: a1WNz0000000jJTMAY
Job Description
Role: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Hours: 12 hour day shifts
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon

Are you looking for a job that gives you a good work / life balance?

Would you like to work just 3-4 days a week?

If you're looking for a career that offers a fantastic work/life balance, working for a successful manufacturing firm, with a competitive salary and benefits package, then get in touch.

Acorn is recruiting for 2 Mechanical Maintenance Engineers for their manufacturing client in North Devon. Due to increase in product demand and the introduction of a new product line, the company are looking to increase their team of Engineers to facilitate the growth.

In this role you will be responsible for a variety of manufacturing and packing machinery, including tool changes, line set-up, routine maintenance, break downs and line improvements. We are looking for candidates with a recognised Engineering qualification and relevant experience in the manufacturing sector.


* Provide an effective level of service to production by rectifying breakdowns, undertaking planned preventative maintenance, and contributing to continuous improvement.
* Undertaking machine modifications/improvements and equipment-based project work to improve performance and expand capacity.
* Responsible for the engineering performance of all production equipment
* Fault find and repair complex mechanical and pneumatic systems
* Carry out planned preventative maintenance within the laid-out time schedule
* Ensure Health and safety culture is adhered to at all times

Working Hours:

* 24/6 shift pattern
* 4 weeks: Monday- Wednesday 06:45 - 19:00 rotating to
* 4 weeks: Thursday - Saturday 06:45 - 19:00
* 7 days off in a row on every 8 weeks rotation!
* 34.25 hours per week (10% shift premium)
* 12-hour days shift
* 07.00am - 19.00pm
* 4 days on 4 off continuous rotation
* 39.25 hours per week (28% shift premium)

Required Skills:

* Previous experience within pharmaceutical or food processing is highly desirable
* Hold a recognised engineering apprenticeship qualification.
* Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP)
* Ability to demonstrate a good working knowledge of mechanical and pneumatic systems
* Experience using computer-controlled process packing equipment is essential

Company Benefits:

* 33 days annual leave per annum (inc. of bank holidays, 25 + 8)
* Excellent working hours
* Competitive salary
* Annual performance bonus
* Employer pension contribution
* Life assurance
* Health Cash plan
* Subsidised canteen
* Free onsite parking
* Cycle to work scheme

Interview Process:

* Stage 1 - telephone/ teams' interview
* Stage 2 - onsite walk site tour

If you are interested in this role, please either apply below or for more information please contact Rebecca.Benniso[email protected] or call the Barnstaple office on 01271 343222.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
Rebecca Bennison
Branch Manager
Rebecca has been with Acorn by Synergie for 8 years and has fantastic commercial knowledge of the local market. She takes pride in mentoring her team to succeed in their careers, by offering an honest and personable recruitment solution to businesses and Hiring Managers and supporting candidates in securing new roles.
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