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Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer (SME) Stockport, England

Salary: GBP54000 - GBP55000 per annum

Shift Engineer (Electrical Biased)



12hr Shifts – Days & Nights – 4 Week Rota (4th Week off!!)



  • Up to 10% Match Pension + Life Assurance X4
  • 24 Days Holiday
  • Discounts At Most Retailers, Qualifications, Medihealth Scheme


Our client is a leading food manufacturer, that values hard work, teamwork and developing people. They are part of a global group with multiple sites in the UK and are looking for an electrically biased shift engineer to join the team


Role & Responsibilities:


  • Carry out planned preventative, predictive and breakdown maintenance of all high-speed production & packaging machinery
  • Worked on control panels, HMi’s, PLC’s, SCADA Systems
  • Electrical & mechanical fault finding, problem solving and repairs
  • Continuous improvement projects
  • Dealing with motors, servo drives, contactors, pneumatics, gearboxes, bearings, shafts, inverters
  • Management of stores, ordering of spares & parts when needed
  • Upkeep and alteration of electrical & mechanical drawings


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Must be an electrically biased engineer
  • NVQ Level 3 electrical engineering or maintenance minimum
  • Must have completed a time-served-apprenticeship, with 5+ years experience outside of it
  • Strong electrical & mechanical problem solving skills
  • Have worked in some form of fast-paced manufacturing industry – food, FMCG, packaging etc.
  • Knowledge of PLC’s, automation & control systems, HMi’s
  • Must have 17th or 18th Edition Electrical
  • Able to read and follow electrical schematic drawings
  • Knowledge of food safety / hygiene beneficial
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Willingness to help in all areas of the team
  • Worked on motors, inverters, VSD’s, sensors, switches, pneumatics, gearboxes


“To apply please email your CV / resume to [ ]”. – Ryan Allmark – 01785 450167