Maintenance Engineer

Greater Manchester
02 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
Daniel Wilkinson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Maintenance Engineer required to join a growing, talented maintenance team within a UK FMCG Manufacturing and Production business. This is working on continental shifts 6am-6pm 2 days 2 nights, offering a competitive salary + Benefits.

Client Details

I am working with a UK manufacturing and production business based in Greater Manchester. They produce a number of products within the food market and supply major UK retailers.


Maintenance Engineer Working Hours:

Continental Shifts, 2 days 2 nights 6-6

Maintenance Engineer Key Responsibilities:

  • To work as an active part of a skilled / multi-skilled department.
  • Ensure fast and effective response especially under breakdown conditions.
  • To assist in the planning/implementation of current and future projects
  • Continuous development of knowledge and familiarity with the engineering requirements of the production electrical systems and machinery
  • To quickly diagnose faults and rectify.
  • To ensure planned maintenance work is completed to strict time schedules.
  • To assist in the training of Engineers, Apprentices, Operator-technicians and others where necessary.
  • Ensure good working practices are adhered to including Health and Safety, and Hygiene.
  • Highly effective teamwork, utilising colleagues to complete work in a safe and cost efficient manner
  • Minimal unscheduled downtime through immediate response and rectification of problems, prioritisation to key areas
  • Continuous improvement of equipment, improving safety, efficiency, changeovers and minimising downtime.
  • Planned maintenance work completed with full documentation. Followed by a smooth start up on production run
  • Good working relationship with other departments personnel


The Successful Maintenance Engineer:
  • Experience of working within an FMCG environment, ideally Food, beverage or Pharmaceutical business
  • Appropriate multi-skilled engineering qualification (mechanical or Electrical)
  • Appropriate electrical skills
  • PC literate (Excel/Outlook/CMMS)
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Production output driven.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + Benefits

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