Shift Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Shift Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Shift Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: Up to £40600 per annum + Benefits
Reference: HC2904_1619699498
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 29, 2021 13:31

Job Description

Shift Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Excellent Salary & Package

3 Shift


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 the maintenance, service and repair of plant and equipment across site.

Main Responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer:

  • Reactive maintenance across plant to ensure a safe, timely and effective close out of live plant issues
  • Preventative maintenance activities in line with site maintenance equipment strategies
  • Respond to machine and system failures/stoppages, effectively diagnosing root cause to minimise unplanned non-productive maintenance
  • Work to develop and implement PPM system under the guidance of the Engineering Manager
  • Support spares strategy including auditing, ordering, recording usage and replenishment
  • Promote and support Lean Manufacturing principles including 5S and Visual Management
  • Maintain documentation and data


  • Time served Engineer - Multi skilled with Mechanical bias (ONC/HNC)
  • Previous experience of maintenance in a continuous, process manufacturing environment
  • Willingness to develop and embrace new technologies
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrable problem solving and decision making skills
  • Awareness of modern maintenance techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate (excel, word etc.)

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