Maintenance Engineer (Days)

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    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 per annum, Benefits: Double Days 6am-2pm & 2pm – 10pm rotating, 30 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Maintenance Engineer (Days)
Failsworth – Manchester
Double Days 6am-2pm & 2pm – 10pm rotating, 30 days holiday, Life Assurance, Pension

A fantastic opportunity to join a successful manufacturing business that’s been in existence since the 1930’s, based on the outskirts of Manchester in Failsworth.

Our client are a worldwide known brand for what they manufacture, serving a number of different sectors, including automotive, electronics and packaging amongst others.

Our clients team of 5 engineers on the tools, supported by an engineering team leader and manager due to retirement.

Should you have a background working shifts, but be keen to avoid nights and weekends then this role would be right up your street.

  • To ensure that all equipment and machinery is installed and maintained to a safe operating condition and is available for maximum production utilisation.
  • Ensure that all mechanical plant and electrical equipment is maintained in a safe working condition
  • and to avoid excessive lost production time.
  • To test all equipment in the factory and office areas in accordance with the relevant electricity at work
  • regulations.
  • Install new electrical equipment as required in accordance with the latest electricity at work
  • regulations.
  • Undertake the visual checking of the water, cooling systems and air compressors as required.
  • To carry out daily checks on the fines and extraction systems.
  • Carry out weekly checks on the FLTs.
  • Ensure all pelletiser dies and cutters are built up and are in good order, with a supply ready for use at
  • all times.
  • Manage and carry out project work as required
  • The site has a strict PPM schedule done on a daily, weekly and monthly basis with planned overhauls, you’re expected to undertake this work in your role
  • Promote safe working at all times. Ensure that safe working systems and practices are in use at all times.
  • Ensure the production/lab/maintenance team members understand the hazards and precautions required for all activities undertaken.
  • Understand and ensure implementation of emergency procedures and safe systems of work
  • Ensure prompt reporting and investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.
  • Prepare appropriate paperwork when required including risk assessments, lifting plans and new procedures.


Skilled time served engineer with good electrical/mechanical skills and experience
Familiar with plastics industry machines and equipment (beneficial)
Qualified to relevant City and Guilds standard, willing to work shifts and unsupervised


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