Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • 20/03/2019
  • £40,001 - £60,000
  • Ref.0340

On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to work for one of our major clients who is a global leader in speciality chemicals. This is a permanent position based in East Yorkshire.

As a global leader in speciality chemicals, this company continue to succeed and strengthen their delivery of innovative, sustainable and high-performance solutions. They currently have an excellent opportunity for a Lead Mechanical Engineer, based at their COMAH Upper Tier in East Yorkshire.

As a key member of the engineering department you will manage a small mechanical engineering team and report directly to the Site Engineering Manager. The responsibilities of this role include providing the site with mechanical engineering expertise, being a team member of or managing a range of engineering projects, maintaining and developing site standards and offering support to the maintenance team as required. You will have some responsibility for managing contractors.

Key Competencies:

  • Spoken and Written Communications Skills
  • Effective Workload Planning
  • Influence
  • Effective Decision Making
  • Problem Analysis
  • Attention to Detail
  • Technical Expertise


  • An awareness of all appropriate legislation.
  • An effective communicator, capable of influencing and building effective working relationships internally and externally to the business
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills; you will be capable of understanding and finding solutions to complex mechanical problems and identifying areas for improvement using rigorous quantitative engineering analysis
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Effectively plan your workload and projects, keeping timely and accurate records.
  • Previous experience in a similar engineering role.


  • Educated to degree level, be chartered or working toward chartership.
  • Have experience of working in a similar manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of using SAP
  • Have a general NEBOSH certificate.
  • Line management responsibility.