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Shift Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Shift Maintenance Technician

Competitive Salary+ Private Medical, Annual Bonus, Life Assurance, Flexible holidays, EV leasing & charging scheme

(6-2, 2-10, 10-6, 8-4)

A new opportunity has arisen for a number of Maintenance Technicians to join a global automotive manufacturing company in Greater Manchester.

You will join an innovative organisation who are passionate about employee wellbeing and growth, offering an excellent training program and realistic opportunities for career development.

Key Tasks;

  • Reactive, preventative and pro-active maintenance on plant and equipment to ensure production downtime is minimal
  • Fault diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair of high-volume PLC controlled equipment
  • Planned maintenance tasks/inspections
  • Use CMMS to plan work, book spares and record completed work
  • Support the wider engineering team with continuous improvement projects
  • Support installation of new equipment
  • Ensure communication is clear and consistent to all teams across shifts


  • Apprentice trained Mechanical / Electrical / Multi-Skilled Engineer
  • Min of 2 years experience gained in a high volume, automated manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical control systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical fitting, machining, fabrication
  • PLC fault finding experience - advantageous
  • Strong fault finding / diagnostic skills
  • Able to read mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Good IT skills
  • Improvement mind-set
  • Action orientated
  • Confident and calm under pressure


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.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.