Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £32870 - £33300 per annum, Benefits: Excellent bonuses

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
4 on 4 off Days & Nights (6am-6pm / 6pm-6am)

A leading Manufacturer of FMCG products is currently seeking a Mechanical Maintenance engineer as part of their on-going growth, investment and significant expansion / development plans. The purpose of the role is to provide engineering support to achieve plant production targets & PPM completion rate to KPI target levels.

This business is currently undergoing a huge expansion project along with investment. They are able to fully support long-term career progression and professional qualifications for those who want it.

If you are a Mechanical Engineer looking to develop your electrical skills and experience, this company will fund your multi skilling course and develop your skills further on the electrical side. 

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
  • Ensure all Engineering Breakdowns (irrespective of priority) are identified and subsequently rectified as quickly as possible
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping (within specified areas)
  • Practice & encourage others to deliver the highest standards of Health & Safety at all times and ensure that all plant and ancillary equipment is maintained to these high standards
  • Ensure all recording systems for work completion are correctly compiled with all relevant information detailed
  • Assist the Shift Operations Manager in minimising machine down time by proposing & introducing improved maintenance programmes & continuous improvement ideas.
  • Responsible for timely completion of all plant PPM schedules and to provide support for all site wide PPM programs
  • Ensure good communication avenues are prevalent between the Engineering Teams &  the Operational teams
  • Work as part of a multi-functional Mechanical / Electrical on-site Team
  • Any other adhoc duties as required 
20 days holidays
PPE provided
Attendance Bonus £25 per week
£500 new starter payment
Plant bonus (worth up to £800 per year)
Overtime at double time
Free Vending for all hot drinks

You will ideally be an experienced Mechanical maintenance engineer with experience of working within a fast paced manufacturing environment. Formal engineering qualifications (HNC / ONC in or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering is ideal.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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