Machine Maintenance Engineer

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Per Year

Hours: Monday To Friday



About us.


IMS are a steel stockholder, based in Essex, and are part of the Barclay & Mathieson Group. We have 15 Depots and 2 service centres nationwide. We have over 500 employees and a group turnover of almost £200 million. We traditionally sell general steels into the construction industry and run a variety of processing machines in Shoeburyness. IMS alone employ over 150 staff at our facility and operate 24 hours per day.


We operate shotblast and painting, Saw cutting, Drilling, Plasma Cutting, Gas Cutting, Folding and shearing in house. All of which would form part of the maintenance remit within this position.


This job description sets out a framework of the duties and responsibilities of this position.  It is not intended to be comprehensive and you may be required to carry out other duties at the reasonable request of the Company.




The purpose of the role is to carry out schedule preventative maintenance and emergency breakdowns on our wide range of machinery.

Required Skills



  • Carry out preventative maintenance of our machines
  • Respond to emergency breakdowns
  • Fault find, diagnose and repair machines in a timely fashion
  • Carry out planned upgrades and installations




  • Qualified machine engineers would be advantageous
  • Experience with repairing bandsaws / plasma profilers / shotblast and paint Lines and/or overhead cranes, would be advantageous.
  • Ability to fault find and diagnose repairs
  • Knowledge of processing machines
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, including fault finding and rectification
  • Ability to work at height
  • Team player
  • High level of communication
  • Can prioritise busy schedules
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines




  • Be a key member of a very important team within IMS
  • Enjoy a flexible and approachable management team – We look after our team.
  • Ability to travel to other sites for schedule maintenance.
  • Fast paced role, each day is very different.
  • Excellent individual and team incentives for money earning opportunities & team building
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to company vehicles for business use
  • Workwear & PPE provided
  • Free eye test
  • Ample overtime available
  • Christmas closure – We know our team needs a break over the festive period.

To apply for this role within IMS please click the 'Apply' button to send us an email. Please also attach a current CV.

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