Manufacturing Electrical Engineer

  • Location:

    Trafford Park, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £29,000 - £34,000

  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Lydia Whitelegg

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Our client based in Trafford Park is looking to recruit a Manufacturing Electrical Engineer on a permanent basis...

As an Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining the efficiencies of all production lines across the site within a manufacturing environment. Working on schedule maintenance plans and work in a quick-paced environment.

Day to day duties will include:- 

  • To work as an active part of a skilled / multi-skilled department.
  • Ensure fast and effective response especially under breakdown conditions.
  • To assist in the planning/implementation of current and future projects
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials
  • Continuous development of knowledge and familiarity with the engineering requirements of the production electrical systems and machinery
  • To quickly diagnose faults and rectify them.
  • To ensure planned maintenance work is completed to strict time schedules.
  • Assist in producing risk assessments and safe operating procedures on machinery/equipment
  • Provide technical support and training on new machinery/equipment.
  • Keep up to date maintenance records for reactive and proactive work 
  • Maintain knowledge on current health and safety conformity regarding the safety of machinery and CE marking standards
  • Minimal unscheduled downtime through immediate response and rectification of problems, prioritisation to key areas
  • Continuous improvement of equipment, improving safety, efficiency, changeovers, and minimising downtime.
  • Continuous plant availability


  • The Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers will ideally have the following:-
  • Experience of working within an FMCG environment, ideally Food, beverage or Pharmaceutical business
  • Must be 18th Edition qualified
  • Experience with 3 Phase and Single Phase
  • Appropriate mechanical skills
  • PC literate (Excel/Outlook/CMMS)
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Production output driven.
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of the team
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 6.30am – 3pm, expected to work 1 Saturday in 4 for which you will be given a day off Monday – Friday to compensate for. This is done on a rota as and when needed to carry out machine maintenance.