Maintenance Engineer

Are you a maintenance fitter or engineer with electrical and mechanical qualifications?


Job title: Multi-skilled Maintenance Fitter

Hours: 8am to 4.30pm, Mon-Fri


We’re looking for an electrical biased Maintenance Engineer to join a leading manufacturer of specialist products. They are looking for someone to take ownership of the machinery maintenance, working alongside the Production Manager to carry out preventative and reactive maintenance of their manufacturing machinery and plant. Your duties will include:

  • Designing and undertaking preventative maintenance of manufacturing machinery
  • Responding to machine breakdowns and minimise machine downtime
  • Installation of new machinery and equipment
  • Repair and modifications of machine tools
  • Hands-on fault-finding and testing of machine fixtures and electrical components



  • 17th Edition or more recent electrical qualification
  • Mechanical engineering qualification an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety practices and legislation
  • Experience working on rotating machinery, pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Welding experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills


Company benefits:

  • 20 days holiday, plus 8 stats
  • Company pension
  • Rare opportunity to join a long-standing company, trading over 40 years with sites across the North of England
  • Opportunities to make a mark on a small business in implementing production schedules


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Essential Personnel Ltd is acting as an employment agency with regard to this position.


About Us

Essential Personnel Ltd, Stockport Business of the Year winners, provide high quality permanent and temporary staff in Stockport, Cheshire and South Manchester.  Unlike other recruitment agencies, we meet all our clients in person to ensure we’ll only place you with companies that we’d work in ourselves.

Salary: £13.50 per hour
Reference number: CB53

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