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Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical Bias)

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Warrington, Cheshire | United Kingdom

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Job Title: Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: PQ Silicas - Warrington Site

Salary: £46,293.00 (Basic Salary) plus £6,660.00 (Rota/Call Out Allowance)

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time - 37.5hr Week

For over 200 years, PQ (Silicas) has envisioned the future of performance chemicals through collaborative innovation, making products that touch all of us, every day.

We are a leading global supplier of silicate and derivative products that serve as environmentally friendly substitutes for materials used in a variety of applications. These include end uses such as matting agents in surface coatings, clarifying agents for edible oils and beverages, additives to paints and coatings for thermal insulation, and sensory particles in personal care products to improve feel attributes.

The Role:

To maintain site plant and infrastructure through effective preventative and reactive maintenance to achieve a safe working environment & optimal equipment technical availability whilst working within the agreed policies, standards and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

To maintain all the plant and equipment on the PQ Silicas Warrington Site. The equipment is to be maintained in a safe and efficient manner to ensure maximum plant reliability. The technician will be involved with the commissioning of new equipment and will interact with other members of the plant's maintenance and production teams.

Principle Accountabilities:

Special Features:

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

The job holder ideally will have a minimum of 5 years' experience in Mechanical engineering roles within chemical / manufacturing industry with some familiarisation of electrical and instrumentation engineering. Further Multi skilling training will be provided if required.

Recognised apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme, supplemented by training.

HNC in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent and / or relevant experience. Excellent understanding of all process plants and able to diagnose faults on Process Equipment.

The Technician will be expected to become conversant with all PQ Silicas Engineering standards.

The Technician will be expected to become conversant with PQ Silicas SAP system as used within the Engineering Department.


Working Hours: M-F 08:00am - 4:00pm (with half an hour for lunch), salary includes 160 banked hours, approximately 1 week in 10 they will be on call, there's also weekend cover 1 in 10 with a long weekend to compensate.

Additional Info:

PQ is not currently sponsoring VISA's for this role, unless able to work in the United Kingdom please refrain from applying at this time.

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Mechanical technician, Multi Skilled Technician, Technician, Field Service Engineer, Service Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Repair Technician, Mobile Engineer, may also be considered for this role.

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£40k - £50k per annum

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