Workshop Mechanical Engineer

Full time in Workshop
  • Mossfield Mill, Chesham Fold Road, BL9 6LE GB GB View on Map

Job Detail

  • Salary £14.07 - £14.73 ph (Overtime available at time and a half)
  • Info Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Job Description

Supporting all of our customers is our Equipment Factory, which houses new and recycled foodservice devices. The workshop is manned by a team of engineers.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our existing team to work in our Workshop at Mossfield Mill, Bury. The purpose of the role is primarily the refurbishment of Scissor Lift Equipment.

Your Role:

  • Repair and refurbishment of scissor lift equipment
  • Inspecting individual components and repair/replace where necessary
  • Run and test completed machines prior to submitting for final inspection
  • Carrying out reasonable ad hoc duties within the company as detailed by the Workshop Manager
  • Completing tasks within time scales and to the expected standard
  • Working alongside the workshop team to complete tasks as efficiently as possible

Ideal Candidate

  • Mechanical Engineering Qualifications of NVQ Level 2 or above (Maintenance Engineer/Vehicle Maintenance or similar experience highly desirable)
  • Experience and knowledge of Hydraulic systems (CETOP accreditation or similar)
  • Experience with Hand Tools and Bench Fitting
  • Experience in repairing, dismantling and rebuilding mechanical equipment
  • A professional attitude towards work and a willingness to remain flexible
  • A high level of attention to detail

Company Information

Who are we?
Miller’s Vanguard are proud to have been supporting all the UK’s Supermarket chains for over 40 years, in brief, we are the people in the background ensuring that supermarkets keep the Nation fed! Maintaining a wide and varied range of assets from food production equipment through to loading bay lifts.

Our service are as follows: – 

  • Nationwide reactive maintenance
  • Hygienic Deep cleaning & Planned maintenance services
  • Refurbishment, logistics and installation of equipment

We do all of this with the firm foundations of being owned by the global Ali Group, whose turnover is in excess of £4 billion p.a.

Our people
Despite being a large operation here at Miller’s Vanguard we still firmly believe in running the business like we have done for the last 40 years, by valuing our biggest asset we have YOU…the employee.

Our team of over 500 employees have the advantage of working in state-of-the-art working environments: –

  • New (2021) Technical response centre
  • Award Winning research, Innovation, and recycling facility
  • Industry leading Mercedes Benz fleet

We believe in providing you with the very best environment and tools to do the job.

Career Development
Training is also a huge part of our culture here at Miller’s Vanguard and our City and Guilds accredited training centre is where we coach and develop our employees regardless of your position or your length of service, we want to make sure that our staff can progress and keep pace with ever changing equipment technologies.

Why Join Us

  • Training in our City & Guilds accredited academy
  • Job Specific Uniform & tooling for all roles
  • Company wide fun days and charity events
  • Company Pension
  • Incremental holiday allowance (up to 32 days per year)
  • Regular staff ‘treats’ for employees and their families

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