Maintenance Engineer/Fitter – Malpas Mill

Job Title

Maintenance Engineer/Fitter – Malpas Mill

Job Type

engineer, fitter, maintenance


Malpas Mill


4 weeks ago

HJ Lea Oakes Ltd are suppliers of top-quality animal and livestock feeds, serving farmers across a wide area in Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and North Wales. Due to expansion, a vacancy has arisen for an experienced Maintenance Engineer/Fitter.

Job Description and Profile

If successful, you will be working as part of the maintenance team. After the period of training you will be predominantly based at our Malpas Mill on Hampton Industrial Estate near Malpas, but you must be willing to travel to other HJ Lea sites in the North West area. A valid driving license is essential. You must have a flexible approach to work and be willing to partake in the out of hours/weekends call-out rota.


  • Full time, permanent position – subject to a successful trial period
  • Basic 40 hours a week between Monday and Friday, alternating shifts (6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm) or days (between 7am and 5pm), depending on volume of work required, overtime available
  • Call-out rota including weekend cover
  • Competitive salary with additional benefits

Please email CV to or send for attention of:
Mrs Dot Gidge
Aston Mill
Aston, Nantwich
Cheshire, CW5 8DH

Essential Requirements

Requirements, Skills and Specifications:

  • Completed mechanical apprenticeship
  • Experience gained in an industrial environment
  • General knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Skilled at welding and fabricating
  • Experience in working with motors and gearboxes
  • Ability to change chains and sprockets and to calculate the correct RPM
  • Good communication skills, good command of spoken and written English
  • Good numeracy and literacy
  • Valid driving licence

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