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Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Maintenance & Facilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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    Rachael Hart

Maintenance Engineers (Multi Skilled Ideally)


Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury


  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance in a timely manner, logging work carried out, time required, spare parts and consumables used. Document root causes of failures and log any outstanding actions.

  • Provide a fast response to emergency situations, diagnosing faults both electrically and mechanically and taking action to prevent deterioration.

  • Provide support to project teams and continuous improvement activities, implementing changes to equipment

  • Support in wiring and machine upgrades, new installations and the elimination of obsolete parts or software

  • Effective communication between shifts and departments

  • Contribute to the improvement and development of the planned maintenance system

  • Work flexible hours and carry out additional duties as required to support the Maintenance Team.


  • Good strong engineering background, i.e. undertaking of manufacturing processes, (Automotive experience would be an advantage).

  • Competent in electrical and mechanical fault-finding including PLC Systems, HMI's, DC drives, Inverter controls, safety control systems (mainly Siemens / Mitsubishi), Profibus systems, burner controls and gas systems.

  • Understanding of data networks.

  • Knowledge and experience in fitting bearings, pulleys, chains, tracks, transport belts and sensors.

  • Good, sound mechanical / electrical engineering background, i.e. an understanding of manufacturing processes,

  • Comprehensive understanding of equipment- electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems and their limitations etc.

  • Self-motivated pro-active approach demonstrating enthusiasm and initiative.

  • Willingness to train others and create work instructions/maintenance schedules

  • Time management and planning skills.

  • Welding (MIG / TIG / Stick)

  • Able to use lathes, milling machines, drills and welding equipment to fabricate simple solutions in-house