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Lead Maintenance Engineer

Lead Maintenance Engineer (FWBLE) Atherton, England

Salary: GBP50000 - GBP51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Discount Package

Lead Maintenance Engineer

Commutable from: Wigan, Manchester, Warrington, Bolton, Chorley and St Helens 

  • High % Matched Pension offered 
  • Bonus 
  • Medical Care 
  • Employee Benefit Schemes 
  • Protection Plans 
  • Staff Discounts on Products 
  • Work closely with senior management to develop all areas 


FMCG Manufacturing Industry

Atherton Area


£50,000 - £51,000


This is an opportunity to work for a true market leader and established global brand within a progressive business. With training and development on offer to maximise your skillset, with a long-established presence. Working on a UK wide scale and obtaining a consistent order book, this opportunity will appeal to a candidate looking for job security and a technical challenge.


Role Description

  • Manage current performance of the lines and engineering resources.
  • Planning and supervising of the workload of the line engineers during shift.
  • Carry out ongoing repairs and maintenance across site.
  • Ensure Engineering Work Requests are completed to agreed timescales and carry out planned work.
  • Develop strong lines of communication between the engineering shift and the manufacturing teams.
  • Ensure effective hand overs between shifts and a full detailed shift log is completed and sent out.
  • Ensuring the shift engineers are utilising all engineering systems
  • To ensure the highest standards of health & safety practices are being achieved and maintained by yourself and your shift.
  • nderstand downtime issues & targets and these are communicated to the line engineers
  • Work with the senior improvements engineer to co-ordinate line improvements
  • Co-ordinate CI activities during shift to ensure efficiency


Skills and Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, and lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Six Sigma/Lean manufacturing background
  • Ability to critically analyse plant functions using data analysis, fix/repair issues & manage/implement long terms cost effective solutions.
  • Multiskilled electrically biased time served engineer – HNC level or above
  • Computer literate with a knowledge of CMMS systems
  • FMCG experience


Company Information

As a business our client is a market leading manufacturing company with a strong presence on both a UK and global scale. With a growing portfolio of clients and plans to expand even further this role provides a stable and secure opportunity in the present economic market.

To apply please email your CV / resume to

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