Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Wigan,Greater Manchester
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £36,691 per year + + pension + overtime

Job Title: Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer
Location: Wigan, Lancashire
Salary: £36691 to £36691 + pension + overtime
Hours: 4on 4 off (2 days, 2 nights 7-7)

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

The Candidate

The Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers will ideally have the following:-
• Experience of working within an FMCG environment, ideally Food, beverage or Pharmaceutical business
• Must be 17th Edition qualified
• PLC experience ideally Allen Bradley or Mitsubishi
• Appropriate mechanical skills
• PC literate (Excel/Outlook/CMMS)
• Flexible and proactive approach
• Good Communication Skills
• Production output driven.

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

The Role

Applicants will be responsible for production maintenance and duties will include:
• To work as an active part of a skilled / multi-skilled department.
• Ensure fast and effective response especially under breakdown conditions.
• To assist in the planning/implementation of current and future projects
• Continuous development of knowledge and familiarity with the engineering requirements of the production electrical systems and machinery
• To quickly diagnose faults and rectify.
• To ensure planned maintenance work is completed to strict time schedules.
• To assist in the training of Engineers, Apprentices, Operator-technicians and others where necessary.
• Ensure good working practices are adhered to including Health and Safety, and Hygiene.
• Highly effective teamwork, utilising colleagues to complete work in a safe and cost efficient manner
• Minimal unscheduled downtime through immediate response and rectification of problems, prioritisation to key areas
• Continuous improvement of equipment, improving safety, efficiency, changeovers and minimising downtime.
• Continuous plant availability
• Planned maintenance work completed with full documentation. Followed by a smooth start up on production run
• Good working relationship with other departments personnel
• Conduct Safety audits

The Company

My client works closely with some of the largest retailers and brand owners in the world. The company operates with the FMCG market.

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Contact: Philip Hardy (
Posted on website: 13/03/2018

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