Maintenance Engineer - Electrical Bias - Food Production

16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Bonfire Recruitment are working for a leading food manufacturing company based near Wigan, to recruit an experienced Maintenance Engineer - Electrical Bias.

Job Description

Reporting to the Supervisor, the role is shift based and will involve working days, nights and weekends as per the engineering rota; the shifts consist of working 12 hours.

Reacting to machine breakdowns and liaising with production

Carrying out PM checks and maintenance work as directed

Filling out relevant paperwork necessary for the role (e.g. shift logs, PM sheets)

Taking part in handovers from one shift to another

Proactively looking for improvement opportunities and following these through

Responsible for building services and upkeep

Managing continuous improvement


Excellent standard of time-served multi-skilling, with a strong bias toward electrical skills
Experience of working in the food industry
PLC fault-finding knowledge (Siemens S5 & S7, Mitsubishi)
Proactive approach to your work and highly motivated
Strong communication skills
The aptitude to build and maintain professional relationships
The ability to work on own initiative

To Apply:

To be considered for this vacancy please click on the apply button, submitting a recent copy of your CV. Following review, if your details are of interest, our lead recruiter will be in contact to discuss further. Due to the high volume of applications for this role, we will not be able to give direct feedback, unless requested, if you are unsuccessful for shortlisting.

About Bonfire Recruitment :

Bonfire Recruitment has relationships with a selected number of food manufacturers throughout the UK.

We have a strong understanding of how each of our partner sites operate and what type of candidates will suit best for the role.

Possible Previous Job Titles :

Multi Skilled Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineer

Possible Locations :

West Lancashire, Chorley, South Ribble, Fylde, Preston, Wyre, Lancaster, Ribble Valley, Pendle, Burnley, Rossendale, Hyndburn, Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, Blackpool, Blackburn, Knowsley, Liverpool, St. Helens, Sefton, Wirrall, Chester, Warrington