Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

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Barnoldswick, Pendle, Lancashire
Full time
14 days ago

Are you an experienced Maintenance Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic manufacturing environment? If this sounds like you, this role in Lancashire could be perfect for you – don’t hesitate to apply!

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Days (hours to be agreed)
Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5HP

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary from £38,500 per annum

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

At FILTROX Carlson Ltd, we are seeking a skilled and motivated Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join our team and contribute to the maintenance and improvement of our production equipment. You will play a crucial role in maintaining world-class standards, maximising plant availability, and driving continuous improvements in reliability, productivity, quality, and cost reduction.


  • Provide effective and efficient reactive electrical & mechanical maintenance support, documenting findings in a CMMS system and ensuring timely resolution.
  • Develop and adhere to electrical & mechanical Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and Predictive Maintenance routines, using KPIs to track progress and share results.
  • Investigate methods to improve fault identification and reduce machine downtime.
  • Oversee refurbishments, installations, improvements, and modifications to minimise downtime and optimise equipment performance.
  • Develop Reliability Strategies, including PPMs, Electrical Standards, CBM routines, and Criticality Assessments, to enhance asset performance.
  • Ensure all maintenance staff and contractors have the necessary information, instruction, and training for their tasks, while promoting a safe working environment.
  • Source and order parts/equipment from preferred suppliers as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Manager in identifying and estimating small electrical/mechanical projects to drive material usage, efficiency, uptime, and maintenance cost improvements.
  • Conduct meaningful meetings with other departments to optimise activities and enhance departmental synergy.
  • Take accountability for statutory safety and electrical requirements.
  • Provide timely advice and assistance during "out-of-hours" requests.

What we’re looking for:

  • Completed recognised Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • HNC/BTEC or equivalent in Mechatronics/Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in maintaining automated manufacturing equipment/FMCG.
  • Preferably qualified to 18th Edition level or able to obtain 18th Edition certification within 6 months.

Key skills:

  • Self-motivated with strong leadership and coaching abilities.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in fault finding and diagnostics.

Health & Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with Company Health & Safety policies and regulations.
  • Promote and enforce safety measures.


  • Execute tasks efficiently, meeting deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills.

What's on offer:

  • Salary from £38,500 per annum
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance

About FILTROX Carlson Ltd

FILTROX Carlson Ltd was established in 1923 by John C Carlson and has been based at Butts Mill in Barnoldswick, England since 1950. From that time to the present day, the company has developed a strong position in the marketplace for filtration equipment and filtration media in various forms from depth filter sheets to high performance cartridges. From the whisk(e)y, wine, and brewing industries through to the clarification of fruit juices and filtration in the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries, FILTROX Carlson develops, manufactures, and distributes a broad range of products to suit all applications. From the Barnoldswick factory the company distributes products throughout the UK and to over 130 countries through an extensive network of agents and distributors. Annual Turnover is approx. £20m.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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