Maintenance Engineer

Henstridge, Somerset

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Please note that this is a part-time position.

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Job Overview

Multi-skilled engineer working within a team to inspect, fault find and repair production machinery and company facilities to maintain an efficient, productive and safe site.

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Night shift: £9,933 per annum.

Plus benefits, plus discretionary bonus.

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Pre authorised overtime available at a flat rate.


Shifts Available

Night shift: (8 hours per shift) either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (22:00 – 06:00)

This includes a 30 minute paid break and the possibility of occasional weekend work.



Competitive salaries and annual salary reviews


Performance appraisals and annual bonus scheme

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Opportunity for overtime (subject to job role)

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Additional opportunities for training and development


Contributory pension scheme (5%)

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Life insurance

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Length of service rewards

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Private medical healthcare

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Two weeks sick pay allowance (after 5 years’ service)

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Five additional days holiday after 12 months’ service

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Specsavers vouchers to those that specifically require it for their role

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Employee Assistance Programme

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performing preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring of production machinery and facilities as per the inspection schedules. Maintaining accurate records of findings and works carried out
  • Liaising closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and operations staff in all aspects to ensure efficient, effective and planned reactive maintenance at all times
  • Making safety inspections of tools and equipment
  • Diagnosing faults and repairing machines in a safe manner to minimise downtime and cost
  • Anticipating machine failures and making such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime
  • Working to improve reliability and productivity of equipment
  • Completing written records of all maintenance activities
  • Carrying out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology
  • Being proactive in identifying and carrying out potential machine upgrades to improve lifespan, efficiency, productivity or safety of the machine and communicating these to the management team for consideration
  • Attending all training courses as and when required
  • Follow all safe systems of work at all times. Identify and report any shortcomings that become apparent whilst undertaking tasks or if the tasks change or new activities are undertaken. Liaise with the HS&E Department to ensure such risks are assessed and procedures amended as necessary.

Experience & Skills

  • Good mechanical experience and electrical skills, with hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge
  • Knowledge of various mechanical drive arrangements.

Apply Now

Please download the application form below in Word or PDF format and send it back to us at HR, we look forward to hearing from you!

For more information contact or call 01638 555 500

AJN Steelstock is one of the UK’s leading steel stockholders operating from two sites in Kentford, Suffolk and Henstridge, Somerset. We have an outstanding reputation for service and reliability and are proud of our continued inclusion in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 League Table and the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.