Sewing Machine Engineer

Job title: Sewing Machine Engineer

Reference: E109718

Location: Wigan

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable + bens

Due to expansion this leading manufacturer is looking to recruit a Sewing Machine Engineer to ideally work on a rotating 6-2 / 2-10 shift, we would consider a day shift or even part time.

The Sewing Machine Engineer role is for a growing FMCG company who continues to experience 15-20% year on year growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a key player at a state of the art production facility and play a pivotal supporting the production plant within the maintenance team.

The company is renowned for producing high quality products.

As the Sewing Machine Engineer you will:

  • Be responsible for the mechanical and electrical maintenance of all sewing machines.

  • Ensure that any mechanical problems are rectified as a priority;

  • Work closely with the Chief Sewing Machine Mechanic on planned preventative maintenance;

  • Support the Shift Mechanical/Electrical Engineer with fault finding and repair of all other plant, machinery and equipment;

  • Carry out safety checks and inspection of plant, machinery and equipment.

The Successful Sewing Machine Engineer:

  • Will be a time served sewing machine mechanic with experience in lockstitch and overlock sewing machines.

    Multi-needle quilting machine experience would be of additional advantage;

  • Have some experience in fault finding, repair and general maintenance of other associated textile machinery;

  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work positively in a team environment;

  • Strong health and safety awareness;

  • Competent to attempt most aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering with little direction;

  • Experienced with pneumatics and hydraulics.

Benefits as the Sewing Machine Engineer:

  • Good salary + benefits

  • Regular overtime opportunities.

  • Pension (after qualifying period).

  • Occupational Health Scheme.

  • Subsidised food and drink facilities.

  • 22 days holidays plus the bank holidays, with additional days increasing after qualifying period.

Interested? If you think you are right for the Sewing Machine Engineer role please click apply now.

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