Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: Up to £40500.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH8171_1611579157
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2021 12:52

Job Description

Mechanical Engineer

£ 40,599 per annum

Day shifts


A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a well know manufacturer at their site in Ellesmere Port.

Reporting into the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for maintaining business as usual for plant operations, whilst continually improving the reliability and availability of the equipment.

Main Responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Machine reliability / Asset care management.
  • Carry out planned and preventative maintenance using Mechanical engineering skill set.
  • Support the continuous improvement culture and failure analysis agenda to reduce downtime by analysing CMMS data to develop action plans to permanently solve problems by addressing the root cause. Lead problem solving sessions using RCA methodology.
  • Development of Condition Based Maintenance strategy.
  • Support KPI analysis both weekly and monthly and ensure KPIs are met.
  • Coaching and supporting reactive engineers to develop their skills on your asset. Ensure maintenance schedules are updated with learnings from equipment failures to minimize plant downtime.
  • Machinery optimization and cost saving measures.
  • Control of planned maintenance outages and events.
  • Provide support for project activity and change initiatives as appropriate.
  • PPM development and execution to achieve the right balance of efficient (compliance) and effective (right first time) maintenance.

Main Requirements of the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Time served Engineer.
  • Minimum ONC in a relevant Mechanical discipline.
  • 80:20 mechanically bias
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Strong team player who adopts a continuous improvement approach.
  • The ability to self-manage workloads against conflicting priorities
  • Experience of working in a fast paced engineering environment (ideally FMCG) is essential.
  • Experience of CMMS utilisation and development (Ideally Maximo but not essential)
  • Strong understanding of H&S in a manufacturing environment.
  • Awareness of modern maintenance techniques.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Computer literate (excel, word etc.)

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