Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (Days & Nights)

Wienerberger België
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Come and join us as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer at our Hartlerbury site in Kidderminster!

About the Role

Our Hartlerbury factory specialises in making bricks. As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, you will be part of the inhouse team who keep the gears turning and the equipment running smoothly. From troubleshooting to planned preventive maintenance (PPM), you will be hands-on with specialist machinery, ensuring everything runs like clockwork. It's a dynamic role where problem-solving skills and technical expertise are used daily, and you will be a key player contributing to the efficiency and reliability of our production processes. Our engineers have a varied role, so you’ll get the chance to use a variety of maintenance skills associated with being a fitter, fabricator, welder, and service engineer.

Duties also include:

  1. Carrying out essential maintenance
  2. Assist in developing the agility maintenance system
  3. Attend breakdowns
  4. Ensure machine safety standards are upheld and critical spares are maintained
  5. Install/maintain plant machinery
  6. Improve factory overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  7. Promote Lean thinking
  8. Use various types of testing equipment to locate and fix faults
  9. Contribute to safe systems of work (SSOW) documentation
  10. Adhere to Wienerberger’s quality system & standards in accordance with BSEN ISO 9001

We will provide you with full training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to make sure you can work safely and effectively.

Hours of Work: 4 on, 4 off, shift pattern (6am to 6pm earlier / 6pm to 6am nights) Flexibility may be required depending on business needs

About You

Safety is our biggest priority, so you’ll be committed to safe working and have strong experience of health and safety best practice. You’ll enjoy working in a busy environment where you can roll your sleeves up and get hands-on, and being flexible and able to adapt to the different daily priorities will enable the factory to continue to run efficiently.

You’ll also have

  • Strong team playing skills
  • Good communication (written and verbal)
  • Good working knowledge of environment, health, and safety (EHS) processes
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Diagnostics experience of hydraulics, pneumatic, and drive chain fault finding
  • Bearing fitting / alignment experience
  • Electrical control systems experience
  • Knowledge of cutting & grinding regulations
  • Arc & Mig welding / basic fabrication


You’ll have completed a hands-on apprentice training programme

HNC or HND qualification (or equivalent)

Experience in heavy industry manufacturing

About our Benefits

  • Annual average salary is £43,500 (inclusive of allowances/bonuses)
  • Weekly paid
  • Overtime available to boost your earning potential
  • Training and opportunities to grow your career with us
  • Company Pension
  • SIP – ability to become a shareholder via our Share Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible benefits offering (including health, wellbeing and money saving opportunities)

About us

Wienerberger supports and enables the construction industry to create a better future for the built environment. We do this by providing a wide range of building products, systems and solutions, creating long-lasting partnerships and nurturing exceptional, enduring careers; all whilst placing sustainability at the centre of our strategy. From bricks to roof tiles, solar panels to piping, ventilation to insulation; we offer one of the broadest portfolios of solutions for the built environment. In the UK and Ireland, we are headquartered in Cheadle and employ over 2100 colleagues across 21 sites.

So what are you waiting for? Come and join Wienerberger as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer and start growing your career with us today! The closing date for this role is subject to change and may be closed earlier than advertised.

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