Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mechanically biased Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer to work on a permanent basis for a large manufacturing company based in the Wigan area.

The annual starting salary is £41,600 per annum but with overtime and uplifted rates will reach closer £55,000 per annum, plus the companies additional benefits package.

The role is working a 4 on / 4 off shift pattern which involves 2 days & 2 nights (12 hour shifts) followed by 4 days off. In addition to this you will also receive an additional 20 days of holiday entitlement per annum.

Our client is seeking someone who is apprentice trained in a mechanical subject who ideally also has some electrical experience.

The Role:

To ensure the maintenance, servicing and repair of all equipment to maintain the continuity of the manufacturing operations and the safety of production personnel.

Responsibilities for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

  • Maintaining plant and equipment throughout the site.
  • Working as part of a team and working alone.
  • Utilizing own initiative to fault find & rectify problems.
  • Carrying out reactive and Planned maintenance tasks.
  • Utilizing CMMS (SAP)
  • Becoming the H.V safety person on site.
  • Safety of themselves & colleagues is a must.
  • Housekeeping and ensuring a tidy workplace after work completion.
  • Fast and efficient work completion, with the ability to prioritise as required.

Person Requirements:

  • At least five years’ experience in a maintenance environment.
  • Qualified to City & Guilds Level 3 standard with a time served Mechanical Apprenticeship to NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  • Experience & Knowledge of servicing mechanical equipment is essential.
  • Multi skilling would be advantageous (or willing to undertake training).
  • A working Knowledge of PLC control systems is desirable.
  • Flexibility to work outside normal hours and to cover holidays and absences is necessary.

Responsibilities for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

  • Maintain the integrity of the site in emergency situations, power outages, Furnace issues and loss of critical pumping equipment.
  • Mechanical repair and PM on a large array of equipment including conveyors, pumps, valves, gearboxes, high speed rotating machinery, ovens, pneumatic systems, powder mixing and transportation, steam and water distribution systems.
  • Basic electrical work on motors, drives, contactors, switches, sensors, and basic I/O PLC fault finding and program downloads.
  • Fault-finding on panel view controlled equipment.
  • Working as part of a team and working alone.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision
  • Utilizing own initiative to fault find & rectify problems.
  • Utilizing CMMS (SAP)
  • Becoming the H.V safety person on site.
  • Safety of themselves & colleagues is a must.
  • Housekeeping and ensuring a tidy workplace after work completion.
  • Fast and efficient work completion, with the ability to prioritise as required.

Company Benefits:

In addition to the starting salary and additional earnings available, below is a list of further company benefits the successful candidate would receive:

  • Pension, matched contributions up to 9%
  • Life assurance x 7
  • Income protection insurance
  • Sick pay after 12 months
  • 20 holidays
  • On site gym

If you feel that you have the relevant experience required for this position, please press APPLY NOW!

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