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Lead Engineer

  • Location

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Maintenance & Facilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Antonia Dainton

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Lead Engineer



Over the last few years this company has diversified its portfolio and is now a major player in multiple sectors. With businesses across multiple continents, they are looking for a hands on Senior Maintenance Engineer to join their Maintenance Department at their site near Oldham.

This opportunity would be working on a continental shift pattern and earning £43,000. There is a great pension scheme in place, a bonus scheme and overtime available to work.

The Role

  • Report into Engineering Manager

  • Mechanical and Electrical breakdown repairs across a range of machinery including conveyers and packaging lines.

  • Fault Finding using Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs

  • Perform and delegate preventive maintenance according to schedules and record on CMMS

  • Promote continuous improvements to reduce changeover times, reduce engineering faults and improve overall machine efficiency.

  • Lead Maintenance Team on shift, organising work load, dealing with conflicts and conducting training

  • Liaise with Production Team and Management to resolve issues rapidly and drive improvement

  • Elimination of the temporary fix approach to engineering.

The Person

  • NVQ Level 3, C&G Level 3, ONC or above

  • Multi Skilled

  • FMCG industry experience - preferably Food or Drinks

  • Team leading or coaching experience