Specialising in Maintenance recruitment Cheray Oakes covers the North West area where she has built great relationships with a number of major organisations  and has successfully recruited for a range of different clients, She believes communication is key and even more so listening to both candidates and clients needs to ensure she have provided timely and professional services.

Cheray is a dedicated  and honest individual who is keen to continually improve her functional expertise and market knowledge. 

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Specialising in Maintenance recruitment Cheray Oakes covers the North West area where she has built great relationships with a number of major organisations  and has successfully recruited for a range of different clients, She believes communication is key and even more so listening to both candidates and clients needs to ensure she have provided timely and professional services.

Cheray is a dedicated  and honest individual who is keen to continually improve her functional expertise and market knowledge. 

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Higher Skilled Maintenance Electrician

Introduction:

This is a opportunity for a higher skilled maintenance electrician, we are looking for the right individual to hold very good skills on hardware - fault finding - also we ideally need this individual to have both fault finding and programming abilities with PLC’s: Siemens and Allen Bradley.

The right candidate will hold experience:

  • Maintain and install all electrical machinery
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance
  • Complete maintenance work orders, use of CMMS systems
  • Be able to communicate at all levels throughout the business
  • Electrically Biased - but holding a split on the mechanical Side
  • Knowledge of variable speed drives
  • Must be able to read schematic drawings
  • As mentioned, key to the role is the fault finding and programming experience with PLC’s / Hardware.
  • Must be time served holding relevant qualifications in electrical engineering
  • 17/18th IEE Wiring regulations
  • Proven experience within a similar role

Benefits for a Higher Skilled Maintenance Electrician:

  • Salary: £36,000 / £48,000
  • Pension
  • Generous Holiday
  • Overtime
  • Shift: Continental Shift: 4on-4off (2days - 2nights)
  • Location: Wigan
 

Maintenance Electrician

Shift: 3on / 4off / 3on / 1off / 3on / 7off / Rotating Days / Nights (NO SATURDAYS)

Location: Blackburn

Introduction:

We are looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join a well-established packaging organisation based in the Blackburn location.

Requirements:

  • The right individual will be flexible and able to work Rotating Shift work.
  • The shift consists of: 3on / 4off / 3on / 1off / 3on / 7off - NO SATURDAYS.
  • This shift is currently in place and working well with the current team.

Experience:

  • Working knowledge of electrical controls (PLC’s Siemens & Allen Bradley), to hold an understanding with Hydraulics & Pneumatics, weighing equipment, Conveyor systems, Packaging machinery, Drive systems, to hold the ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Previous experience within a Packaging / FMCG Environment
  • Ideally, we are looking for an Apprentice trained maintenance electrician, holding an HNC / ONC in Engineering as well as holding there 17th / 17th IEE Wiring regulation.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £33,000
  • Pension,
  • Generous Holiday
  • Overtime
  • Parking
  • Canteen
 

Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased

Shift: Double Days 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm

£32,000 / £35,000

Pension, 30days holiday, Parking, Canteen, Overtime

Location: Rochdale

Industry: Manufacturing organisation

 

 

A position has become available for an Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased   

Experience with the following Equipment:

  • Previous experience within a mechanical biased role
  • Happy to work rotating shift 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / FMCG Environment
  • Proven mechanical abilities
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in mechanical engineering.
  • The job holder should be able to work on any piece of equipment within the production department in which he is based to undertake a variety of planned preventative maintenance tasks on all machines.
  • To resolve mechanical breakdowns on all equipment within the production departments quickly and efficiently.
  • To 'fine-tune' equipment after a changeover to maximise performance efficiencies.
  • To be able to programme and understand all the functions of microprocessor-controlled equipment.
  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance activities as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Apprentice trained
  • Formal qualification in mechanical engineer
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing organisation  

If the details look of interest and you hold the experience required, please send your CV ASAP.

 

Position: Maintenance Technician – Mechanically Biased

Location: Wigan

Shift: Continental 4on-4off 2days-2nights

Salary: £33,134  

Benefits: Pension, 20days holiday, Overtime, Parking, Canteen  

We are seeking to recruit a proven maintenance technician with proven skills both Mechanically and electrically to join our plant maintenance and reliability team to support our operation within the Wigan Region

You must be qualified Mechanically and hold a multi skilled Maintenance Engineer ability having gained your experience of supporting plant within a heavy engineering environment such as chemical processing, oil refineries, quarrying, recycling, power generation, steel works or within a heavy plant overhaul support organisation. Holding experience with, Heavy conveyor systems, Separators, Granulators and blenders

Ideally you will be Apprentice trained holding a formal-qualifications with Engineering

Proven experience within a similar role

This is a great opportunity and a exceptional organisation to work for who can offer security.

 

Service Manager (Mechanical)
Days only
£35,000 - £40,000
Pension, 25+8days holiday, Pension, Parking, Canteen   
Location: Manchester

We are actively recruiting for a Service Manager (Mechanically Biased) holding relevant experience within Engineering.

The ideal service manager will have:

  • Previous experience within a Service Manager / Supervisory role
  • Ideally Mechanically Biased and holding experience within a Engineering Environment
  • You will be responsible for the Service engineer’s / Field service engineers
  • Ensure productivity targets are met
  • Be able to commute at all levels / and hold excellent customer service skills
  • Holding experience with Office/ or experience with a Similar database
  • Maintain Health and safety Standards
  • Hold a good understanding of Hydraulic equipment
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification within Engineering
  • Proven experience within a Senior / Manageable role
  • Proven experience within a Engineering environment.
 

Maintenance Electrician (Shift Work)

We are actively seeking a Maintenance electrician within the Manchester location to join a leading organisation

Requirements:

  • Carry out Preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Responsible for breakdown a repairs of the plant equipment
  • Dealing with PPM Systems / updating as and when required
  • Responsible for Electrical / Mechanical and welding / fabrication
  • Ideally, we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with Siemens / Allen Bradley PLC’s as well as Hydraulics & Pneumatics.
  • To hold a good understanding of FMEA
  • Complete any other responsibilities given.
  • Apprentice trained holding a ONC/HNC in Electrical Engineering
  • Flexibility is key to this role - you will be required to work a 3 Shift systems.

Benefits:

  • Salary: £32,080 
  • Shift: Rotating Shift Morning / Afternoon / Nights 
  • Pension
  • 25 + 8 Days Holiday
  • Canteen
  • Parking
  • Location: Manchester

For additional information into this role please send your CV ASAP.

 

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical / Mechanical Abilities)

Introduction:

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for Shift Engineer (Electrically Biased) to join a leading organisation within the Wigan Area.

The Person:

  • Minimum qualifications - ONC or equivalent in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Good electrical experience including effective isolation / testing / fault finding / working safely to 17th edition Wiring Regulations standards
  • Good operational knowledge of PLC and Inverter programming.
  • Able to work alone and within a small team
  • Experience in an automated process environment including packaging machinery, conveyors, wrapping machines, tray erectors and heat tunnels.
  • Flexible approach to working hours at short notice to meet customer requirements.
  • Possess good communication skills to facilitate effective reporting and the training of the Technicians.
  • PC literate as all spares ordering is in e-format.
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Engineering

Benefits:

  • Salary: £32, 000
  • Shift: Rotating shift work 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm / 10pm till 6am
  • Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 + 8 Days Holiday
  • Industry: Distribution
  • Location: Wigan

If you are interested in this position please send your CV ASAP.

 

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrically Biased)

Shift: Continental - 2 Days - 2 Nights

Salary: £38,000 / £39,000

Additional Benefits included

Location: Winsford

Packaging, Extrusion

We are currently recruiting for a Multi-Skilled maintenance engineer (Electrically Biased) to join a leading packaging organisation. Ideally the candidate will hold previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment.

Experience required:

  • Also, we are looking for an individual who holds experience with Injection moulding – Plastics Extrusion.
  • Worked with both Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Additional skills: Blowers, Vacuum pumps, Packaging machinery, Extrusion machinery, Conveyors, Temp controllers.
  • The ideal candidate will be apprentice trained holding a City & Guilds or HNC in Electrical Engineering  

If the details look of interest and you holds the experience required please send your CV ASAP.

 

Maintenance Electrician (Perm Nights)

Introduction:

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join a leading packaging organisation based in the Manchester location, ideally this individual will hold experience within a Packaging / Manufacturing environment and hold experience with Plastic injection moulding. The role will involve Rotating shift work, so Ideally this individual will be flexible and happy to work Shift patterns.

Key Requirements of a Maintenance Electrician:

  • Experience with Packaging Machinery, Injection moulding machinery
  • Fault finding abilities with PLC’s: Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi or Siemens
  • Abilities with Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Motors and Drives, Inverters, Conveyors,
  • Ideally this individual with be flexible and open to working shifts
  • Ideally the Maintenance Electrician will be Apprentice trained holding either an HNC or City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering.

Benefits for a Maintenance Electrician:

  • Salary: £36,000 / £38,000
  • Pension,
  • 26 + 8 Days Holiday
  • Permanent Nights: Monday through to Thursday 9pm till 7:30am.
  • Environment: Packaging
 

Mechanical Fitter

Heywood

Salary: £32,000 / £33,000

Benefits: 5% Pension, Life Assurance, Parking, Canteen, Generous holiday

Shift: Days only – working 5on- 1off -5on – 1off – 7on – 9off 8am till 4:30pm

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter, Please take a look at the information below.

  • The diagnosis, location and rectification of all mechanical faults on site, including pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems
  • Ensure all papermaking machinery and ancillary equipment is maintained in a satisfactory working order
  • Logging of all water, oil and gas readings and testing of steam boiler safety devices
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner
  • Plan out work and display initiative and common sense
  • Adhere to current Safe Systems of Work, lock off and permit to work procedures
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with company Quality systems, hygiene standards and safe working practices
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping in own working area and throughout the mill.

Ideally the right Mechanical fitter will hold: 

  • Previous experience within a Mechanical Fitter role
  • NVQ / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering
  • Apprentice trained.
  • Flexibility is key to this role due to the shift a call out.

If the details look of interest and you hold the experience required, please send your CV ASAP.

 

Maintenance Team Leader - Electrical & Mechanical

(Hands on Team-leader position - Holding Electrical & Mechanical Abilities)

A position has become available for an experienced Hands on Maintenance Team-Leader who holds both Electrical and Mechanical abilities to join an organisation based in the Blackburn location.

Main duties on site:

  • Effective organisational and communication skills
    Ability to take ownership and step up when challenges present themselves
    Problem solving skills, Resilient and Imaginative
    SMART working practises and good time management
    Ability to lead, delegate and/or show initiative as part of a team
  • Maintenance requirements: actioned on time and within budget.
  • Health & Safety requirements: actioned on time and communicated.
  • Liaise with Operations and other associated departments to maintain awareness of the company’s engineering needs and respond appropriately with suitable tactical solutions.
  • Analyse PPM and performance against priority activities to support the achievement of departmental KPIs.
  • Contribute to the development of departmental strategies to establish value added partnerships with associated departments, suppliers and customers.
  • Lead and/or support projects with company-wide departments to understand and analyse business problems to identify and implement quality engineering business solutions.
  • Effectively coordinate the Engineering Maintenance Team by providing, work instructions, schedules and guidance to team members through engineering expertise.
  • Conduct departmental reviews to communicate performance to line manager for self and direct reports.

As a Team Leader you will:

  • Communicate significant threats to business, team or personal performance to the Company Directors in a timely and effective manner.
  • Identify and document engineering solutions based on expertise, FMEAs (current cost wastage) and company needs and propose for Senior Management review.
  • Ensure machinery, plant, electrical and mechanical infrastructure is of the required standard to conduct processes effectively, efficiently and safely.
  • Support the Operations & Innovations Directors via cost effective use of the Production Engineering budget and ensure compliance by executing and promoting effective and efficient practices within the department.
  • Champion company Health and Safety and contribute to the creation of policies etc., follow industry regulations and promote appropriate practices within the department.
  • Champion all aspects of quality throughout the department, Engineering Maintenance services, machinery, infrastructure etc. to support quality assurance.
  • Provide and log, ‘on-the-job’ training to develop the capabilities of the team in line with company and departmental needs to ensure effective system of delegation or responsibilities.
  • Manage responsibilities as depicted in company Health & Safety Policy.

Qualifications:

  • Apprentice Trained
  • HNC / ONC in Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
  • Supervisory / Team leader experience
  • Great Communication skills - able to commute at all levels.
  • Able to work well within a team.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £40,000
  • Pension 5%
  • 25 & 8 Days
  • Parking on Site
  • Canteen
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 37.5 Hour
  • Optional Working Hours (Will discuss in more detail)
  • Location : Blackburn

If the details look of interest and you hold the experience required, please send your CV ASAP.

 

Maintenance Electrician 

The right Maintenance Electrician will hold:

  • Install and or maintain all electrical & electro-mechanical plant or machinery in line with Company requirements.
  • Operate a preventative electrical maintenance system to ensure that the plant & machinery is in good working order.
  • Fault find and repair any electrical or electro-mechanical related problems on the plant or equipment.
  • Fault Find Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC equipment.
  • Ensure that all plant and machinery is kept in a good working and clean condition.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork associated with the task being performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Report any problems regarding equipment and machinery immediately to the Engineering Team Leader.
  • Ensure that you are aware of the Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures and that you adhere to them at all times.
  • Promote Lean thinking and actively look for ways to improve efficiency.
  • Cooperate with supervision and fellow employees.
  • Complete Maintenance Work requests

Skills:

  • Apprentice Trained
  • Holding a ONC / City & Guilds in Electrical Engineer
  • You must have 16th/17th Edition wiring regulations
  • Knowledge and experience of fault finding and repairs to industrial systems
  • Knowledge of PLC programs and fault finding (Allen Bradley) (Siemens)
  • Conversant with VSD (variable speed drives)
  • Able to read schematic electrical drawings
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

Benefits for a Maintenance Electrician:

Salary - £32,000 - £40,000

Pension

Generous Holiday

Overtime

Shift - Monday to Friday - Rotating Shift: 6am till 2pm / 10pm till 6am / 2pm till 10pm / 8am till 4pm (8 Hour Shift)

Location: Wigan 17 Miles Travel