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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.


This position will start on day shifts but will require you to work a very unique shift pattern in the near future, as such flexibility is essential. The shift pattern will include working days, nights & some weekends, and also 1 week on a call out rota.

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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