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Maintenance Engineer

We are currently seeking a qualified Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for a well-respected and leading manufacturing company based just outside Bury centre. The starting salary is £30,000pa, with the potential for this to increase to £33,000pa (inclusive of shift allowances).


This role does require previous experience working in a fast production/manufacturing environment as you will be required to provide full mechanical service and maintenance to the shop floor machinery.

The shift pattern is as following:

  • 5 days on 1 day off
  • 5 days on
  • 1 day off
  • 7 days on call
  • 9 days off

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The diagnosis, location and rectification of all mechanical faults on-site, including, pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems.
  • Ensure all papermaking machinery and ancillary equipment is maintained in safe working order.
  • Logging of all water, oil and gas readings and testing of steam boiler safety devices.
    Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner.
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with Quality systems, hygiene standards and safe working practices.
  • Adhere to current Safe Systems of Work, lock off and permit to work procedures.
  • To plan out work whilst displaying initiative at all times.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping.

Skills and experience:

  • NVQ or city and guilds in Mechanical engineering
    GCSE or equivalent
  • Knowledge of working in the paper industry would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced production environment

Unfortunately due to a high number of applicants, only those that are shortlisted for this position will be contacted

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Immediate Start
  • Areas: Bury, Heywood, Rochdale
  • Sectors: Manufacturing & Engineering
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