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MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE FITTER/OPERATOR

MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE FITTER/OPERATOR

Job Title: MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE FITTER/OPERATOR
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Industry:
Salary: £37000 - £37500 per annum + PENSION
Reference: 12586/002_1491407849
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email: christine@morganryder.co.uk
Job Published: April 05, 2017 16:57

Job Description

MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE FITTER/OPERATOR

PRESTON

TO £37,500 - 3 SHIFT

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Fitter / Operator to join the team at a food manufacturing company in Lancashire.

Part of a successful global group, our client is a leader in their market and has companies on five continents producing products in more than 25 countries.

We are now looking for an additional engineer to join the Lancashire facility to assist in the operation and maintenance of machinery and support the ongoing TPM program.

Key responsibilities:

  • Operation, control and maintenance of extrusion machines to manufacture high quality products
  • Ensure machine runs to optimum, maximising OEE and minimising downtime
  • Ensure non-conforming product is controlled and identify root cause of breakdowns
  • Clean, lubricate, calibrate equipment and carry out 1st line maintenance activities
  • Sample and test finished product and raw materials and record all quality checks
  • Planned and pro-active maintenance
  • Contribute to TPM/OEE improvement activities to optimise quality/throughput on shift

Key requirements:

  • Time served Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (C&G/HNC/NVQ)
  • Mechanical fitting experience/training
  • Experience of operating/maintaining machinery in a process manufacturing environment (Food/FMCG/Packaging)
  • Experience of extrusion machines - advantageous
  • Ability to use initiative and work autonomously out of hours
  • Willingness to take ownership and drive to improve plant performance
  • Team player with excellent communication skills

On Offer

Basic £29500 + £3300 Shift Allowance + £4876 (annualised hours payment)

6-2, 2-10, 10-6

Interested? Click APPLY NOW or contact Christine Edwards at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 480 2300 when possible to discuss in more detail.

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.