Mechanical Engineer - Liverpool

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Liverpool
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £47,000 (including on-call allowance)
  • Date Posted: 22/05/2024
  • Expiry Date: 21/06/2024

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £47,000 (including on-call allowance)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. On-call duty required 1 in 4 weekends.

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer for our client, a leading company in the food manufacturing/FMCG sector, based in Liverpool. This role is ideal for a professional with a strong background in food processing environments, particularly those experienced with packing plants and boilers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and ensure the optimal performance of mechanical equipment and systems within the plant.
  • Troubleshoot and repair machinery, focusing on minimizing downtime.
  • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance of packing plants and boiler systems.
  • Collaborate with the production team to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company standards.
  • Participate in on-call duties 1 in every 4 weekends to provide emergency support.


  • Proven experience in a mechanical engineering role within the food manufacturing or FMCG industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of packing plant operations and boiler maintenance.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Indefinite right to work in the UK is a must.


  • Competitive salary of £47,000, inclusive of on-call allowance.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the industry.
  • Professional growth and development within a dynamic work environment.

If you have the expertise we are looking for and are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.