Graduate Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12238
  • Date Posted: 20 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Russell Roof Tiles
  • Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, West Midlands
  • Salary: £31,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Bonus + Benefits (see below)
  • Sector: Engineering, Graduate
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Graduate Mechanical Engineer Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, West Midlands Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Graduate Mechanical Engineer who has at least a HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or equivalent with excellent problem-solving skills and an acute attention to detail is required to join our team at Russell Roof Tiles in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, West Midlands, DE14 2AW


SALARY: £31,000 - £35,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Bonus + Benefits (see below)         

LOCATION: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, West Midlands, DE14 2AW

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



A career at Russell Roof Tiles isn't just a job, it's a chance to shape a long-term satisfying career. We believe that employees are the most important asset to our business. Therefore, we offer our staff training and development opportunities to allow them to reach their full potential and realise their career aspirations. As the Graduate Mechanical Engineer you will receive relevant, hands-on experience, learning and development opportunities, and a supportive culture.

Your time spent as a Graduate Mechanical Engineer will be a full hands-on role, where the successful applicant will be required to use their full mechanical / electrical knowledge and ability in order to help improve our production processes.

As a successful candidate you will join a programme which will provide you with on-the-job training and mentoring to bridge any gaps in your skills set and will enable you to develop people management skills including team-working, leadership and communication, project management, negotiation, continuous improvement, health and safety and an understanding of business finance and budgets.


About Russell Roof Tiles

Owned by Russell Building Products Ltd, the Company has over 130 years industry experience of manufacturing an extensive range of innovative concrete roof tiles and fittings which are suitable for both commercial and housing projects.  We are actively seeking new employees to work on our new £18.5m state-of-art roof tile production line, and this role is key in this objective.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV and Cover Letter, stating your current salary and salary expectations for the role.



Once trained your duties as the Graduate Mechanical Engineer include:

  • Daily efficiency outputs of relevant production lines
  • Close liaison between Production, Maintenance and Quality teams
  • Safety Health & Environment operational compliance
  • Continual plant and equipment development through PPM’s and Strategic improvements
  • Carry out maintenance skills and undertake maintenance repair activities
  • Conduct a root cause analysis, fault finding and diagnostics of issues to ensure plant reliability
  • Carrying out any other ad hoc projects as required by Production



You have a passion and attitude for making things happen. You’re ambitious with a hunger to learn. You’re a problem-solver, with acute attention to detail and an appetite for continuous improvement. If this sounds like you, get in touch!

As our ideal Mechanical Engineer Graduate, you will have at least a HND in a mechanical/electrical engineering subject. You will need to be an effective, confident and resilient team player who is a highly motivated self-starter and strives for success. You will be an effective communicator, with a passion for engineering and manufacturing, and an aspiration to manage and work with people.



  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Free Parking
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • 31 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) with additional days after qualifying period
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Health Surveillance Assessments
  • Non-contributory Life Assurance





To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV and Cover Letter, stating your current salary and salary expectations for the role. Only applicants, who can adequately demonstrate how they meet the requirements of the person specification, as outlined in the job description, will be short-listed. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.

Please note that if you haven’t received contact from us within 14 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Thank you, again, for your interest in our company and we wish you every success.



This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Russell Roof Tiles