Maintenance Engineer

Title: Maintenance Engineer
Department: Engineering
Industry: Food Manufacturing - FMCG
Salary: 30,000
Hours: 6 am - 6 pm - Various Shifts
Reporting: Engineering Team Leader
Benefits: 25 days holidays and bank holidays. Company sick pay
Company pension scheme
Location:Dobson Park Way, Manchester Road, Ince in Makerfield, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 2DX

Company: A well know food manufacturing, that delivers a number of products to all major food retail organisations.

The Role: To provide a maintenance engineering service to the business unit buildings, plant and associated equipment that aims for 100% availability and reliability ensuring safe and efficient production.

Those interested in applying for the role must have the following:

*Time served apprenticeship
*Recognised electrical and / or mechanical qualifications
*Experience of food / packaging manufacturing environment in a maintenance capacity.
*Understanding of PLC and computer controlled equipment
*Competent electrical / electronic / mechanical fault finding and analysis skills.
*Self managing must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team.
*Flexible working attitude to ensure required work levels are achieved.
*Excellent communication and training skills.


*Multi skilled with PLC programming experience.
*Working knowledge and experience of site services, including steam, compressed air, refrigeration, water, H&V.


*Ensure all engineering maintenance and repair work is carried out within all statutory health, safety and environmental guidelines.
*Provide effective engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all plant and equipment.
*Build a strong working relationship with colleagues and the production team.
*Ensure accurate and timely records for all work carried out, root causes of failures and spares and consumables used.
*Manage contractors and issue work permits and audit their work in the absence of the Engineering Team Leader.
*Ensure that daily inspections on all buildings, plant and equipment security and safety devices are fully operational.
*Carry out all PPM equipment inspections on time as dictated by the PM system.
*To identify areas / opportunities for both self and operational improvement, and to communicate these appropriately to the Engineering Team Manager.
*Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions, equipment and all special tools are readily available to all engineering staff.
*Ensure engineering workshop areas are kept clean and tidy, and company issued equipment is complete and in good condition.
*To perform other such duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.

Commutable from: Wigan,Bolton,Manchester,St Helens,Darwen

Happy to accept people wanting to relocate.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Ince, Springs, Wigan, Ince-In-Makerfield, Hindley, Hart Common, Lostock, Horwich, Standish, Newton, Pemberton, Westhoughton, Spring View, Abram, Spalding, Boston, Newark, Nationwide

Salary : 30,000

Date Advertised : 02 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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