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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Engineering Professionals
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Atherton, Wigan
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
21 Feb 2024
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Why work for Ambitek

Ambitek specialises in providing permanent and contract recruitment solutions to the UK Manufacturing Engineering Industry.

We have strong knowledge of the UK Manufacturing Engineering market, allowing us to source the best people for the best jobs in the best companies.

We have a successful track record of placing candidates who have skills and experience working within a range of disciplines such as Assembly & Maintenance, Design & Drawing Office, Foundry & Metallurgy, Machining & Tooling, Quality & Inspection, Welding & Fabrication, Site Based Engineering, Skilled Trades, Professional & White Collar Engineering, Production & Logistics and Controls & Instrumentation.

About the firm

Our client is a leader in their industry who offer excellent benefits and career progression.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

• Time served – NVQ and / or degree qualified

• Strong electrical, systems repair and diagnostic skills with strong mechanical skills

• Conversant with CNC machinery including multi axis lathes, horizontal and vertical milling machines

• Ability to read part manuals, electrical and mechanical schematics, assembly instructions and troubleshooting guides

• Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team

• Attentive to detail

• Ability to lift 50 lbs and to stand, walk, bend / stoop on a regular basis


• Minimum 4 years’ experience in all aspects of CNC machinery maintenance / mechanical engineering in a manufacturing environment

• Experience working on Fanuc controls would be an advantage

• Experience in commissioning and decommissioning machinery

• Knowledge of general manufacturing processes

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Repair CNC Machinery, Manual Machines and Machining Centres

• Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain machine tool equipment and controls

• Troubleshoot hydraulics, electronics, and software, electrical, pneumatic and mechanical systems

• Use machine tool manuals, technical documents, and internal and vendor resources to research machine issues

• Identify and replace parts as necessary

• Complete testing and make adjustments of parts as needed

• Complete full condition appraisals on CNC machinery

• Complete planned and preventative procedures

• Planning and assisting with machine moves

• Escalate issues that could disrupt production

Salary is between 35k and 40k on days depending on experience.

To apply please forward your cv in word format.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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