Maintenance Engineer

Not specified
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Glenn Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Engineer

LOCATION: Preston, Lancashire 

SALARY & BENEFITS: On offer is a competitive wage together with excellent Terms & Conditions.

WORKING HOURS: For the successful applicant core pattern will be 40 hours on a three week rotating shift cycle;
Week 1 - Monday to Friday 0800hrs -1600hrs
Week 2 - Monday to Friday 0600hrs -1400hrs
Week 3 - Monday to Friday 1400hrs -2200hrs + Saturday 0800hrs - 1600hrs
NB: (Week 3 only) Also includes standby for emergency call out during evenings and weekend

THE COMPANY: Massey Feeds is a fifth generation family business manufacturing animal feeds from our mill at Walton-le-Dale. We currently have a vacancy for a Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias to join our team.

THE ROLE: The job holder will undertake maintenance of milling equipment ensuring safe operation and achievement of production targets. The successful candidate will undertake daily inspections providing a breakdown/repair service and participation in the out-of-hours call-out rota.

THE CANDIDATE: Applicants should have electrical/technical ability and experience of planned preventative maintenance. Candidates will need to demonstrate full appreciation of working within a culture that encourages teamwork and where Health & Safety considerations are first and foremost.

Massey Feeds continue to invest in our plant, so experience of electrical installation work is also an advantage. All round familiarisation and technical aptitude towards mechanical equipment would be beneficial.

Experience of fault finding in a similar process industry is essential. Diagnosis within plant control systems and PLC’s including Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi is desirable.

The successful applicant will be practical and with good interpersonal skills. Candidates must live within reasonable commutable distance to our Preston site with a full UK driving licence with daily access to a vehicle.

The mill operates 24/7 and the maintenance rota is geared to support this, although some flexibility will be required.

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