Maintenance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Cheshire
  • £41200 - £47600 per annum + pension, holidays, overtime rate GBP / Year

Are you a motivated and detail-oriented Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of a leading manufacturing organisation? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer to join our dynamic teams at Northwich and Winsford locations in Cheshire. Join us and be a key player in maintaining our clients high standards of production and continuous improvement.

The Role

As a Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer, you will undertake planned preventative maintenance, testing, repairs, and new installation work across a wide range of equipment and systems. You will be essential in ensuring the smooth operation of our production sites, minimising downtime, and maintaining high-quality standards.


  • Perform daily preventative maintenance activities and routine safety inspections.
  • Diagnose faults and conduct repairs on plant and site service equipment.
  • Execute planned preventative maintenance on production machinery, including extruders and site services.
  • Handle breakdowns promptly and efficiently, ensuring PPM schedules are maintained.
  • Support and engage in continuous improvement projects.
  • Follow and promote stringent health, safety, and environmental practices.
  • Provide proactive support to plant and equipment, maximising production output.
  • Perform maintenance tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager.
  • Respond quickly to unplanned maintenance issues to minimise downtime.
  • Maintain accurate and clear written records and technical documentation.
  • Involve specialists to resolve complex issues when necessary.
  • Conduct training and support for employees in shared maintenance practices.

What We Are Looking For

  • Qualifications:
    • Recognised Engineer Apprenticeship (electrical, mechanical, or multiskilled) or ONC/BTEC/HNC.
    • 18th Edition BS7671 certification. (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience:
    • Proven track record in production engineering.
    • Experience in a production/manufacturing maintenance environment is essential.
    • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma tools is desirable.
  • Skills and Attributes:
    • Strong fault-finding and diagnostic capabilities.
    • Ability to prioritise workload and make confident decisions.
    • Excellent communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Proactive approach to health, safety, and environmental situations.
    • Ambitious, driven, and results-oriented with a positive “can do” attitude.
    • Proficiency in MS Office and CMMS.
    • Knowledge of Pneumatics, Steam Systems, Hydraulic Systems, PLCs (Siemens S7, S5, Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley), HMIs, Robotics, and Inverters.

What We Offer

  • Shift Patterns:
    • Northwich: 4 on (2 Days / 2 Nights), 4 off
    • Winsford: Core hours Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm, with an on-call rota every 3rd week
  • Salary:
  • £41,500 – £47,600 per annum


Additional Benefits included…

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, apply now! We look forward to reviewing your application.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us in maintaining our legacy of quality and innovation in the heart of Cheshire!

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