Mechanical Support Lead

Job Title: Mechanical Support Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Workington
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-10-23
Reference: BH-115883
Contact Name: Will Cattell
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2019 15:22

Job Description

Mechanical Lead – Lake District 

A Top Tier Chemical manufacturer in the Lake District is looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join their manufacturing team. Reporting directly into the Engineering Manager this role will be the authority for Mechanical engineering on site. This position will see you undertake a breadth of responsibilities, managing a small team of technicians and developing them. As well as assisting with upcoming invest on site and being involved with project work.

This business is very focused on investing and developing their own people, and is about to undergo a prolonged period of development and investment. With multiple improvement projects planned over the coming years, and the view to grow the business through acquisition this is an exciting time to be joining this business.

I am looking for someone who is au fait with COMAH regulations, is time served and has experience with condition based monitoring and reliability centered maintenance. Experience taking part in HAZOP, HAZID and LOPA exercises would be an advantage.

This role will be a pivotal part of the engineering team and will give you the ability to develop and be involved in many sides of the business. It is an extremely exciting time to be joining this business, and they will support and develop you throughout your career.


  • Attractive Salary
  • Bonus
  • Health care options
  • 25 holidays plus bank holidays
  • Attractive Pension
  • Time served or NVQ/HNC in relevant discipline.
  • COMAH experience
  • Fault finding experience
  • Reliability centred maintenance and condition based monitoring experience
  • Experience developing teams of technicians
  • Experience in hazardous areas (ATEX/DSEAR)