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Plant Engineer 54960

  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £20.88 - 27.03 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 07 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61645

Plant Engineer – 54960

Pay Rate: Up to £20.88/hr LTD rate (inside IR35). AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks – rate will increase to £27.03/hr LTD.

Division: Manufacturing

Contract Position based at: Halewood Operations

Position Description:

You will be able to work for an advanced manufacturer of manual transmissions for the automotive industry. The plant has best in class safety, quality and production performance and has a strong culture of continuous improvement and cost management. It has recently been awarded a £250 million investment to be the sole European supplier of drive units for the upcoming generation of Battery Electric Vehicles.

Manufacturing Engineering is a key department within the Plant which provides engineering support for manufacturing processes and production support. You would be a key member of the Manufacturing Engineering team and your role within the team would involve you collaborating with other engineering, production and maintenance departments as well as external partners, including external vendors, purchasing, and central engineering staff. We need you to share your transferable skills, knowledge, and experience within our team with the following key responsibilities:

  • Investigate and address issues raised in the course of manufacturing operations
  • Develop and implement improvement projects to modernise and / or provide cost savings in relation to plant infrastructure and related services
  • Manage contractors working on process and project activities
  • Liaise with contractors, maintenance and production staff as needed
  • Immerse yourself within our dynamic and flexible team as you contribute to the `can do` attitude - the team has as we work in a fast-changing environment
  • Proactively support the continuous improvement of the plant
  • Carry out contractor operational / health, safety and environmental audits

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Facilities Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing / process environment

Desirable Skills:

  • Fire protection (water and gaseous)
  • Experience of Asbestos Management
  • Legionella management
  • Electrical infrastructure (HV & LV)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Extensive experience in high volume manufacturing / process environment

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline or sufficient industry experience without Degree.

Additional Information:


To apply, please send your interest and CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.