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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Days only

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Days only
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Knutsford
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10616_1655366657
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Mechanical Plant & Facilities Maintenance Engineer

£34,000 - £36,000


Days only - flexi time

We are currently recruiting at our client's manufacturing facility, for a Mechanical Plant & Facilities Maintenance Engineer to be based at their site in Knutsford.

Reporting to the Site Maintenance Manager, this permanent, days only, flexi time opportunity will take responsibility for delivering preventative maintenance activities and diagnosing / rectifying breakdowns on automated and manual production machinery across this unique process plant, including associated facilities equipment across a fast-paced innovative manufacturing facility.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly established manufacturing business at their facility in Knutsford. This is a very exciting time to join the team with exceptional future potential to grow and develop into a more senior position due to recent and continued growth.

Maintenance Engineer responsibilities:

  • PPM, Repair, and improvements to all plant and none plant related facilities and machinery.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance tasks on mechanical machinery.
  • Ensure all breakdown repairs are carried out constructively, accurately and in a timely manner to minimise downtime.
  • Diagnose and remedy equipment plant faults on machinery associated with the plant process and facilities.
  • Troubleshoots known and unknown issues relating to plant breakdown or facilities breakdown.
  • Practise continuous improvement, innovation, and pro-activeness for improved ways of working, offering potential solutions to problems encountered wherever possible.
  • Implementing PPM and ensuring all reactive requirements are accommodated.

Maintenance Engineer skills and Experience:

  • Previous mechanical maintenance experience within manufacturing is essential
  • Ideally apprentice trained with experience (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Must have own transport due to the location of site

The package:

  • The role is a day's only position with flexible working (Core hours of 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm)
  • 27 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays, plus up to 12 additional flexi days per year can be earnt)
  • Call out rota every 5th weekend, if called out a minimum of 4 hours pay will be paid.
  • Shut down for Christmas.

Those interested must send their CV to including a cover letter to register their interest

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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