Job vacancies: Mechanical Engineer

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We are recruiting a Mechanical Engineer to join our Engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute and support the ongoing success of Cepac Rotherham.


The main purpose of the role is to ensure continuous running of the production machines by minimising down time during day-to-day operations, PPM'S Fault finding and repair.


The main duties:

  • Provide a right first-time maintenance service to promote high quality product and services
  • Maintain plant and equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Identify spare parts to effect repairs using machine manufacture’s manuals and order through stores
  • Maintain engineering standards and records in accordance with ISO 9001 and 9002
  • Follow up on outstanding issues to a successful conclusion
  • Conduct weekly detailed inspections, maintain logs and defect report sheets
  • Maintain and improve plant efficiency through planned PPMs of production machines
  • Complete detailed maintenance reports using a computer-based maintenance package
  • Report any dangerous occurrences or unsafe machine conditions


The successful candidate must:

  • Hold a mechanical engineering apprenticeship (HNC/HND are desirable)
  • Have experience of working in an FMCG production environment and worked with steam systems, hydraulics, pneumatics and PPM/TPM maintenance operations
  • Be able to work the 3-shift system


The benefits offered:

  • Salary up to £35,500 per annum
  • Opportunity of a ‘Sign on Bonus’ within the first 6 months
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Annual leave (increasing with service) up to 25 days plus public holidays
  • Generous production bonus paid monthly or yearly
  • Death in Service up to 4 times basic salary
  • PPE provided
  • Free car parking
  • On site subsidised canteen
  • IET Membership


Cepac is a Partner of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET)


Location: Rotherham


Contract: Permanent

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