Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer


Double Day Shift

Salary negotiable depending on skill & experience

TM Resourcing currently have an exciting opportunity for an Mechanically biased Maintenance Engineer to join our well established food manufacturing client based in the Oldham area.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all machinery and equipment is mechanically well maintained, is safe and able to produce efficiently. Responsibility for ensuring other services e.g. compressed air, are operating effectively

Main Role/Function of Job

To carry out condition monitoring, preventative maintenance and repair work on manufacturing plant and equipment to ensure that production targets can be efficiently reached while paying due regard to safety, quality, hygiene, completion times and cost.

Main Activities/Duties

  • Proactively suggest engineering solutions that may improve manufacturing efficiencies.

  • Assist the Line teams with their improvement plans.

  • To implement Preventative Maintenance and assist the ownership of specified maintenance duties by the operational line teams.

  • To encourage and actively promote Total Productive Maintenance on all lines.

  • To provide speedy support to Line Teams or other Departments when there is a problem.

  • To communicate the cause of any problem, what has been done to rectify it, and give advice on the procedures that need to be put in place to prevent a reoccurrence.

  • To ensure that machine settings are configured to enable production to proceed at optimum efficiency.

  • To carry out efficient machine 'changeovers' whenever there is a switch in production requiring set-up changes.

  • To ensure all plant and equipment sustains the capability to manufacture products which adhere to both Company and customer specifications.

  • In the performance of your duties to ensure that the microbiological, chemical and physical risks to food safety are controlled.

  • Sustain good personal hygiene standards and abide by good housekeeping practices in production areas and the engineering workshop


Apprentice trained Fitter with relevant experience, preferably in a food and/or packaging environment.

  • Approachable and helpful at all times.

  • Calm under pressure.

  • Flexible and open-minded.

  • Maintains standards.

  • Problem Solver

For more details please contact Laura on or send your CV