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Maintenance Engineer

Full Time
Location: Rochdale

Northern Employment Services Ltd

Maintenance Engineer - Textiles
Up to £29,000pa DOE + production bonus
Urgent position

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out mechanical repair and/or fitting activities including, preventative and reactive maintenance, defect identification and repair, on systems within a textiles manufacturing environment.

Main duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for maintenance of factory equipment and site facilities
Conducting planned preventative maintenance
Investigate failures and complete repairs efficiently to minimise production downtime
Carry out installations, refurbishment and commissioning of mechanical plant to specification within agreed timeframes
Inspect, repair, install and test mechanical equipment ensuring mandatory legislative requirements are met
Maintain an inventory of spares and materials
Ensure completion of required documentation
Implement and maintain Company procedures at all times

Key skills:
Sound knowledge and experience of mechanical fitting
Good housekeeping skills
High degree of Health & Safety awareness, with a safety-first approach
Use standard engineering tools including: drills, lathes, milling equipment, measuring equipment
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task
Demonstrate good working mechanical practices and be able to maintain high standards of work
Excellent communication and team working skills along with the ability to work alone
Ability to read and construct from mechanical drawings

Qualifications / Experience:
Recognised Level 4 Engineering Qualification/Advanced Apprenticeship
Welding - MIG
Experience of working with textile machinery would be desirable
Electrical experience would be advantageous
Full UK driving licence

Along with the very competitive salary, the company offers and excellent benefits package and a great working environment.

We regret to inform you that only short listed candidates will be contacted

Contact: Lucy Richardson
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Townhead Court
148 Yorkshire Street
OL16 1LD
01706 869444

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