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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Manchester

North West
Engineering Jobs
Contract Type:
£26,000 to £26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £26,000 + Benefits
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Our client is a leading manufacturer of electrical equipment. They are now recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their team at their site in Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for planned and reactive maintenance tasks ensuring that all equipment is running at maximum efficiency.


Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities:
- Attend all machine breakdowns in a timely manner and effectively solve any problems to ensure minimum downtime.
- Carry out daily and weekly checks as per the schedule.
- Carry out planned maintenance on plant and equipment; this may involve a full machine or gearbox strip down.
- Update the computer maintenance system on completed tasks and parts used.
- Carry out the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities including plumbing.
- Carry out machine modifications, overhauls and new installations.
- Carry out basic electrical tasks as agreed with the engineering team leader which will not exceed ability or training.
- Adhere to lock-off and hot works procedures.
- Use workshop tools and equipment as per manufacturer’s recommendations, H&S guidelines, company policy and training received.
- Exercise a duty of care to others and promote a positive approach towards workplace health and safety.
- Conduct all activities within current H&S regulations, company policy and best practice.
- Keep the workshop tidy, clean and safe at all times.
- Ensure the engineering spares storeroom is kept clean and orderly, ensuring that minimum levels are maintained.
- Work closely with other trades and contractors to get the job done.
- Liaise with engineering colleagues and the production team to identify machine improvements and maintenance requirements.
- Attend training courses either on-site or at the training facilities.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Requirements:
- It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have a strong mechanical engineering background and will hold a relevant qualification or mechanical engineering apprenticeship.
- Demonstrable background in a manufacturing/production environment.
- Strong fault finding and diagnostic skills.
- Competency with a range of workshop equipment; lathes and ability to weld.
- Able to work using own initiative as well as part of a team.
- Able to work and remain calm under pressure.
- Flexibility to work extended hours.
- IT literate.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Benefits:
- Salary payable up to £26,000.
- Monday to Thursday 7.30am – 4.30pm, Friday 7.30am – 12pm.
- 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Employer contributory pension.
- Bonus scheme – paid quarterly which is company discretionary.
- Opportunity to join a very reputable company.

Please apply via the link below or call me Joanne on 0333 3445577.

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