Multi Skilled Engineer - Electrical Biased - Nights

29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Electrical Engineer Opportunity

The company is an innovator in Furniture production and has an opportunity at their site in Wigan for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to become a key player at our state of the art production facility and play a pivotal supporting the production plant within the maintenance team. The company is renowned for producing high quality products for supply to major UK High Street retailers with sites in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.
The Role:

*Responsible for the mechanical & electrical maintenance of all production equipment;
*Ensure that any mechanical problems are rectified as a priority;
*Participate in planned preventative maintenance
*Fault finding and repair of all plant, machinery and equipment;
*Liaise with external contractors;
*Carry out checks and inspection of plant, machinery and equipment;
*Liaising closely with production team;
*Involvement in capital expenditure projects and continuous improvement.

The Successful Candidate:
*Will either be a time served fitter/engineer or have a City & Guilds certificate (or equivalent) in Mechanical Electrical Engineering including 17th Edition;
*Have experience in fault finding, repair and general maintenance of machinery, hydraulics, electrics and other production associated systems;
*Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work positively in a team environment;
*Strong health and safety knowledge;
*Competent to attempt most aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering with little direction;
*Experienced with the various types of PLCs and able to competently interrogate, fault find and program with little direction;
*Experienced with control systems and potential faults;
*Able to read schematic drawings and diagnose faults quickly & accurately
*Experienced with all aspects of pneumatics and hydraulics;
*Competent using MIG, TIG and electric arc welding equipment.
*Competitive salary including shift allowance;
*Regular overtime opportunities;
*Pension and Occupational Health Scheme (after qualifying period);
*Subsidised food & drink facilities and discounted quilts & pillows;
*22 days paid holidays with additional statutory days.

Hours of Work:
Permanent night shift Sunday to Thursday 10pm - 6am

In return for your commitment my client offers a stable and secure career for technically motivated engineers. If you feel this is of interest please send your CV to directly to Tom Caddick to or call for a confidential discussion on 01785 450169

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