JOB TITLE: Mechanical Engineer - Stockport


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Stockport
Job Reference : 13269CJ Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/12/2017
 
Salary & Benefits : £35500 - £36500 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client are one the UK's leading manufacturers within fast paced high end packaging. Our client operates at the highest end within their sector, their products are purchased in small volumes but with the highest quality levels, the products they produce are among the most aesthetically pleasing within the sector. The client cater for the following industries, Food, Confectionary, Security, Cosmetics, Clothing, Homecare and Printed Media.


Job Description

Mechanical Engineer (Stockport)

£35.5k - 36.5k + Excellent Pension, 25days Holiday, Optional Call out, Death in Service, Subsidized Canteen
Based: Stockport (Poynton)

Shift Pattern

Flexible 3 shift pattern Monday to Friday, mornings, afternoons and nights 6/2pm, 2/10pm and 10/6am

You also get an early finish at 2.30am on Saturday morning on your last night shift. These hours are flexible, for an hour each was, if that was your preference and would be discussed at interview.

The Opportunity

Our client are one the UK's leading manufacturers within fast paced high end packaging. Our client operates at the highest end within their sector, their products are purchased in small volumes but with the highest quality levels, the products they produce are among the most aesthetically pleasing within the sector. The client cater for the following industries, Food, Confectionary, Security, Cosmetics, Clothing, Homecare and Printed Media.

This is a fast paced production environment with a proactive management team who are looking at moving towards a CI six sigma model within the business over the coming years. Are you looking to be part of a journey and work on some of the most sophisticated machinery on offer in the marketplace, then this role is right up your street. The client base for this business is worldwide with 13 sites incorporating production and distribution across 3 different continent and in the Uk they have over 550 employees and growing. We are currently looking for a mechanically biased maintenance engineer due to retirement to help support their team.


The Role

You'll cover maintenance on the production lines on their Poynton based site. You'll get great training and learn from some of the more senior engineers in the team who have worked on this equipment a number of years. You'll be able to suggest improvements projects and also help develop their proactive PPM schedule, as well as complete reactive maintenance.

Naturally like in the majority of high speed manufacturing facilities they are very hot on health and safety and proactive thinking, which they encourage everyone to do and abide by. You'll also get involved in weekly and monthly engineering projects, which are usually designed to increase reliability, efficiency or health and safety. They are already strong on TPM and 5S as a business but looking to improve more on the Six Sigma side of things. The role reports into a Six Sigma Black Belt and there may be an opportunity to progress your own qualifications in this area in the future.

The Candidate

First of all you will preferably be a maintenance engineer/technician from a fast moving manufacturing environment with a mechanical bias and some basic electrical skills. The industry is not that important, as long as its manufacturing or production based and requires you to be hands on maintenance based environment. The kind of backgrounds that would be ideal would include, FMCG, packaging, automotive, print, food or equivalent. You will also harbour a desire to work for a stable company with a family feel and receive quality training and add value. You'll come with mechanical skills and ideally the certificates to prove this and will hopefully also be time served. You'll be competent with the basic electrical skills and will want to try and expand on your knowledge in this area. You'll be clued up on analysing technical issues with production lines and equipment and come up with new ideas, and seek to change processes and procedures within this environment.

An employee who works for this business already mentioned the following "The company is in a really good place, we have a lot of heavy investment coming and real long term opportunities for this individual if they perform well to move up the business into more specialist roles or even managerial positions long term".

Qualifications

Experience working in past paced manufacturing/production environment
Mechanical Engineer or Equivalent Qualifications
Basic Electrical Fault Finding

The Package

£35.5k - £36.5k salary
Shift:
Excellent Pension matched up to 6%
25days Holiday + 8 days bank holiday
Optional Call out £50 per weekend on call, and then 4 hours minimum pay for callouts
Overtime time ½ and double time depending on the day
Death in Service 4x salary
Annual Xmas Party
Subsidized Canteen


Job Keywords

mechanical fitter, fault finding, PPM, testing, process technician, mechanical engineer, mechanical technician, manufacturing engineer, operator, technical operator, manufacturing, fmcg, automotive, production, packaging, food, corrugated



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

<< back to Engineering & Technical jobs