Maintenance Engineer - Electrical Bias




Multi-Skilled Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Maintenance Engineers


£45,000 to £48,000 Per Annum


Generous Company Pension Scheme, Free onsite parking, Company events


St Helens

Contract Type:


Maintenance Engineer – Electrical bias

Salary £45,000 pa - £48,000 pa depending on experience

Location:  St Helens

The availability of this role represents a great opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical bias) to join a company operating in one of the fastest growing sectors of the FMCG/Food Manufacturing Industry. This is a business that values its employees and offers structured training and development opportunities.

Shift Pattern: 4-on 4-off (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off)

Specifically, you will:

  • Conduct Preventative maintenance on production and packaging machinery.
  • Respond to emergency breakdowns, apply fix and investigate cause.
  • Support the development of planned maintenance schedules.
  • Conduct equipment set-up and Changeovers in line with the production plan.
  • Maintain records relating to: PPM completion, Spare Parts availability, Route Causes of Failures, Remedial work carried out.
  • An understanding of Lean tools and Reliability improvement techniques.
  • Support the team during shutdowns and major machine service breakdowns.
  • Fault-find, rectification and basic modifications on PLC’s.
  • Have experience on standard Mechanical components such as Motors, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Bearings, Gearboxes.
  • Comply with company technical standards and procedures: GMP, Food Safety, Quality, CCP, Hygiene, BRC.
  • Provide Engineering support to Production to ensure performance and reliability of manufacturing and packaging equipment.

About the Person:

  • Good hands-on Multi-Skilled Maintenance Skills (Electrical bias).
  • Previous experience working within a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
  • A track record of implementing maintenance improvements.
  • Technically minded with experience maintaining automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Will be given bespoke training for continual upgrade of skills and experience.
  • Will be given opportunities to progress into a more senior role as business grows.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary between £45,000 pa to £48,000 pa (dependent on experience)
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company events

This role is commutable from: St Helens, Wigan, Manchester, Warrington, Liverpool, Haydock, Newton-le-Willows, Haydock, Huyton, Prescot, Standish, Westhoughton, Leigh, Worsley, Golborne, Culcheth, Burtonwood.

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