Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J896456_1534762494
Contact Name: Charlotte Devereux-Jack
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2018 11:54

Job Description

Our client is currently looking for an electrically bias maintenance engineer to join the support team on site for production maintenance. The main duties you would be involve in would be establishing effective machine set-up, Preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and change over methods, to maximise line utilisation and efficiencies.

Your responsibilities as a Maintenance engineer will be:

  • You need to carry out the day to day planned maintenance activities as scheduled on the maintenance plan.
  • To attend and repair breakdowns as required, and report all actions carried out and any further actions required
  • Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving the overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications.
  • Provide a service that meets agreed service levels, including minimising downtime and communicating effectively with relevant personnel.
  • Maintain and help improve health and safety standards and ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising and controlling risks to themselves and others.
  • Ensuring machine safety to ensure no lost time or reportable accidents / incidents as well as constantly challenge and report any unsafe working practises by completion of a "near miss" report form and liaison with the area representative of employee safety.
  • Undertake training as required to further enhance your skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front line operations remains effective and efficient.
  • Be able to identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem solving skills, tools and techniques.
  • Be able to correctly prioritise the work load for the overall benefit of the site performance.
  • You will need to be able to work to agreed deadlines where necessary.
  • Provide speedy and effective "trouble shooting" support to remedy line problem during production runs on all processes; but with particular reference to automatic lines.

To be successful in your new role you will have:

  • A recognised time served apprenticeship and gained Qualification in Electrical / electronic engineering to Level 3, ONC, HNC, along with a good understanding of Mechanical elements.
  • A minimum of 2 year's experience gained within a manufacturing Environment
  • Previous experience in the Food/FMCG sector is essential
  • You will need to be a highly motivated person, with ambition to be a high achiever

Contractual Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Day shift and Night shifts available
  • Full Onsite Facilities
  • Career progression and development
  • 3% employers payment contribution

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