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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Posted 28/10/2021
£33,000 per annum
Preston
Full time


Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Preston

£32,000 to £33,000 + Pay Rise to £35,000 After 12 Months + Company Pension + 20 Days Holiday (Rising to 25 Days after 2 Years’ Service) + Bank Holiday + Onsite Free Parking

This is a great opportunity to join an established food manufacturer offering great long-term career stability in a days-based role. The site has just undergone a brand new refirbishment and has state of the art machinery.

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer role will suit mechanically biased candidates with experience in food manufacturing. Candidates will hold an Apprenticeship or equivalent. General mechanical experience as well as hydraulics and pneumatics is needed for the role. Basic electrical skills are also a requirement.

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer role involves repair of food manufacturing machinery. Equipment includes thermoformers, metal detectors and checkweighers. The role involves primarily mechanical work on gearboxes, bearings, shafts, pipes, pumps and welding as well as some work on hydraulics and pneumatics. The role will also involve some installation work as well as projects when required. The company run a preventative maintenance schedule with breakdown work occasionally occurring.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an engineer looking to join a company  who offer great training opportunities and long-term stability to progress your career in.


The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Role:


  • Maintenance of food manufacturing and packaging machinery
  • Heavily preventative maintenance biased with some breakdown repair
  • 80% mechanical and 20% electrical skills split
  • Involvement in some installation and project work

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer:


  • Experience in food manufacturing environment
  • Mechanically biased maintenance skills with basic electrical
  • Candidates will hold an Apprenticeship or equivalent.



Luton Bennett

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