Maintenance Engineer (Semiskilled) 

Due to expansion within the Primal Department of our client’s business we have an exciting new opportunity available for a Maintenance Engineer to join our client, one of Europe’s leading privately-owned food processors at their site in Ellesmere.

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer (Semiskilled) 

Location:  Ellesmere

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work – Mon to Fri 6 30pm to 2 30am

Purpose of the role:

As a Maintenance Engineer you will work as a member of the Primal Maintenance Team, you will be responsible for maintaining the equipment and minimising downtime. You will be accountable to the Engineering Manager/Assistant Managers but will report into and receive direction from your Engineering Supervisor regarding the day to day activities that you will undertake.

Duties & Responsibilities

Record and log maintenance requests and fault repairs, attend breakdowns and repair in a timely and controlled manner.
Progress reporting to Engineering Management / Supervisor
Must be proactive to complete scheduled work plans, start-up checks etc. in a timely manner
Carryout special projects as required by the Engineering Management team
Comply with health and safety and food safety legislation

Liaise with the production team to ensure we supply our customer in a timely manner

The ideal candidate will have completed an apprenticeship or an equivalent formal training programme in maintenance that includes relevant practical experience.

You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to take direction and challenge in a professional manner along with proven experience of planned maintenance systems and breakdowns.

It is highly advantageous that you have experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity can you please complete the form below and attach your CV.

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