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Junior Engineer


Chesterfield, UK


Job Category


Full Time


Up to £27k depending on experience

About the Role

Junior Engineer

  • As a junior Engineer you will carry out schedule-based maintenance work on equipment, buildings and services and repairs, overhauls and installations as appropriate. General maintenance and breakdown activities, resolving causes of defects for allocated cell/area.

  • Majority of the work will be PPM maintenance to ensure down time is kept to a minimum

  • Work with other departments/areas as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and prioritize work as agreed.

  • Optimise equipment performance and suggest, investigate, and provide solutions for potential process improvements while liaising with Manufacturing i.e. planning.

  • Provide practical problem solving and technical support for engineering projects and solutions.

  • The Junior Engineer will Facilitate/ generate corrective, predictive & preventative maintenance tasks.

  • React to unforeseen situations in a safe and professional manner.



  • NVQ 2 or 3 would be advantageous

  • Experience within a factory or manufacturing environment

  • Basic understanding of mechanical or electrical maintenance

  • Previous experience as a junior engineer

  • Willing to learn

  • Proactive approach to work

Days only – 40 hours per week – 8am – 4pm

Overtime rates:

1.5 x Monday to Saturday

2.0 x Sunday

Up to £27,000 for the right candidate

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