Shift Maintenance Engineer

Shift Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Shift Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary: Up to £42000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH8327_1615901254
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2021 13:27

Job Description

Shift Maintenance Engineer (Electrical bias)

to £42,000 + Overtime


Ellesmere Port

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an electrically bias shift maintenance engineer to join the team at a well known manufacturer, at that site based in Ellesmere Port.

Key Responsibilities of Shift Maintenance Engineer:

  • Respond to machine and system failures/stoppages, effectively diagnosing root cause to minimise unplanned non-productive maintenance and implementing robust countermeasures
  • Work to develop and implement PPM system under the guidance of the Engineering Manager and liaise with Production Management to agree weekly maintenance schedules that fit with site operational requirements
  • Carry out response & preventative maintenance activities in line with site maintenance equipment strategies
  • Communicate progress and completion of reactive maintenance to production team
  • Maintain reactive maintenance records in conjunction with the Engineering Manager and Production Manager & agree necessary corrective actions as required
  • Accurately record and analyse data from equipment failures, escalating where necessary or updating PPM content / frequency
  • Support all aspects of the maintenance teams spares strategy including auditing, ordering, recording usage and replenishment
  • Work in a manner that promotes and supports Lean Manufacturing principles including 5S and Visual Management
  • Maintain documentation and data to ensure compliance with all applicable quality and maintenance systems
  • Constantly strive to improve and promote quality, using escalation procedure where appropriate

Key Requirements of Shift Maintenance Manager:

  • Time served Engineer Electrical (Multi skilled with Electrical bias preferred)
  • Previous experience of working within a maintenance department as a technician or a similar multi skilled role
  • FMCG experienced
  • ONC/HNC or equivalent combination of education and training in a similar environment
  • Willingness to develop and embrace IT and new technologies in this area.
  • Conversant with a Preventative Maintenance methodologies
  • Willingness to embrace change and continuous improvement methods
  • Demonstrable problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent analytical & diagnostic skills

Interviews will be taking place immediately, to be considered -click 'APPLY' now!

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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