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Mechanical Engineer

Silven Recruitment Limited
£47000 per year (including on-call allowance)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £47,000 (including on-call allowance)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. On-call duty required 1 in 4 weekends.

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer for our client, a leading company in the food manufacturing/FMCG sector, based in Liverpool. This role is ideal for a professional with a strong background in food processing environments, particularly those experienced with packing plants and boilers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and ensure the optimal performance of mechanical equipment and systems within the plant.
  • Troubleshoot and repair machinery, focusing on minimizing downtime.
  • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance of packing plants and boiler systems.
  • Collaborate with the production team to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company standards.
  • Participate in on-call duties 1 in every 4 weekends to provide emergency support.


  • Proven experience in a mechanical engineering role within the food manufacturing or FMCG industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of packing plant operations and boiler maintenance.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Indefinite right to work in the UK is a must.


  • Competitive salary of £47,000, inclusive of on-call allowance.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the industry.
  • Professional growth and development within a dynamic work environment.

If you have the expertise we are looking for and are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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