Lead Mechanical Technician

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    £40K – £45K (OTE £50,000)

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    B - J7443

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  • Consultant:

    David Hoggart


Eleven are working with a leading chemical manufacturing company that are currently going through a major expansion within their North West site. With a culture that nurtures their employee’s they are looking for a mechanical technician with the ability to assess and problem solve day to day issues that come with running a large manufacturing site.

For the Lead status, we are looking for an experienced mechanical technician with experience of managing small teams to carry out maintenance and improve productivity within the plant. Hoping for a team player that will become a vital part of their leadership teams, as they are always looking for a smarter more efficient way to continue their operation.

Chemicals / CoMAH site experience is a must.

This is a Days based role – Monday to Friday, and has a “on call” rota, so flexibility during weekday and weekends is essential, with over time earnings available.

Key Responsibilities

• Carrying out day to day maintenance on site working with an on hand approach fixing bust disk, safety valves, PSSR valves etc.

• Supporting all CAPEX activities on large scale chemical production site

• Ability to manage and lead a team in accordance to site saftery protocols

• Working within a highly hazardous enviroment such flamable gases and confined spaces must have in depth knowlege of saftey procedure within chemical industry (CoMAH)

• 24/7 plant cover as well as a call out rota and completing out of hours support.


• ONC in mechanical Engineering or relevant engineering discipline minimum

• Relevant HSE knowledge and qualifications i.e. COMPEX

• Chemical / CoMAH Industry experience

• People Management experience / qualification

For full details contact Samuel Newman on s.newman@elevenrecruitment.com

Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the Chemicals sectors since 1999 covering Technical, Commercial, and Office vacancies across UK, Europe, and Globally, so if this role isn’t for you, but you have experience across the Chemicals industries, then please still get in touch, as we are happy to discuss your background, and your next career move.

Eleven Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Mechanical / Technician / Engineer / Maintenance / Projects / CAPEX / COMAH / Chemicals / Process / Manufacturing