Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Are you a Mechanical bias Maintenance Engineer?

Are you happy to work shifts?

Do you have experience working in a Production/ Manufacturing environment?

We’re looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for a specialist manufacturer based in Wigan. You will be responsible for carrying out preventative and routine maintenance in a safe and timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out on site routine maintenance on machinery.
  • Carry out weekly/ bi-weekly preventative maintenance audits at customer sites.
  • Deal with malfunctions, breakdowns or system failures on machinery.
  • Provide an on-call service on a 1 in 3 rota system.
  • To use acquired skills, knowledge and expertise to carry out the required procedures.
  • To conduct analysis of equipment and report potential issues/ failures.
  • Request parts/ equipment to carry out maintenance works.
  • Ensure timely repairs and return to production of plant/machinery following breakdown.


  • Experience of working in a multi-skilled maintenance role requiring some mechanical and some electrical knowledge/ knowhow.
  • Understanding of engineering/ maintenance techniques.
  • Experience of working with pumps, extruders, mixers, rollers, die heads, changeovers.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.


  • Salary – Negotiable depending on experience
  • 23 days holiday increasing to 24 after 5 years and 25 after 10 years
  • Pension scheme – 9% employer, 6% employee
  • Healthshield – Level 1 membership paid by the company
  • 40 Hours per week – On a rotating shift pattern consisting of 12 hour days and night shifts

To apply for the role of Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, feel free to give Craig a call at GPW Recruitment on 01744 452043/ 07391869488 or please click apply now