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Assistant Works Engineer

Posted 2 February by Bodycote Featured Ended

Bodycote operate an international network of facilities serving a wide range of industries including, aerospace, defence, automotive, power generation, oil and gas, construction, machine building medical and transportation. Bodycote is the world’s largest and most respected provider of thermal processing services and a vital link in the manufacturing supply chain.

Bodycote has over 5,700 people globally, in 26 countries spread over 190 locations. We recognise that the success of our business depends upon the skills, commitment and loyalty of our people. We strive to offer a working environment where these attributes are rewarded and valued.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Ensure engineering on site complies with Bodycote Health & Safety procedures.
  • Ensure statutory requirements & inspections are carried out and any remedial actions are logged on the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) so they can be actioned.
  • Report any violation to Bodycote health & safety procedures including deviation from permit systems, carry out disciplinary action if required.
  • Carry out risk assessments, safe systems of work and method statements when required.
  • Follow the site permit system. Ensure others follow the site permit system.
  • Ensure all contractors working for you:

o Have up to date Public & Personal Liability insurance.

o Use the correct PPE for the site & task.

o Are aware of Bodycote site specific health & safety procedures.

o Follow Bodycote permit systems.

o Have method statements and risk assessments for their work.

Reporting & Communication

  • Communicate clearly and professionally with all stakeholders.
  • Report all breakdowns to the Works Engineer.
  • In the absence of the Works engineer, communicate with the Site Management team on a daily basis about all issues and projects.
  • In the absence of the Works Engineer, communicate with Deputy Engineering Manager ADE about:

o Any problems which cannot be resolved in one day.

o Attend Site management meetings when required.

o Attend annual management review for the site, compile and present the annual engineering report.


  • Ensure your site complies with the Bodycote Computerised Maintenance Management System.
  • Carry out all planned & predictive maintenance tasks on time & accurately.
  • Log all non-conformances, faults & errors into the Computerised Maintenance Management System.
  • React when resources are unavailable to ensure equipment is available and maintained correctly, this must include reacting to health and safety issues outside of normal working hours.
  • React if there is a problem during breaks & lunch (reschedule break/lunch).
  • Stay after normal hours if contractors are working on site or there is a problem.
  • Ensure critical spares are maintained in good order & repaired promptly (Site Manager’s discretion when repairing spare equipment but concerns must be reported to Deputy UK Engineering Manager ADE).
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained on site (Site Manager has discretion when components are ordered but critical spares must be kept, issues must be reported to Deputy UK Engineering Manager ADE).
  • Ensure purchase orders are in place before anything is ordered.
  • Ensure stock control is maintained and accurate on the CMMS.


  • Maintain good working practices and housekeeping.
  • Attend call outs, as part of a rota but with flexibility depending on manpower, sickness & holidays.
  • React if there is a problem during breaks & lunch (reschedule break/lunch).
  • Stay after normal hours if contractors are working on site or there is a problem.
  • This position is a hands on role and requires the engineer to carry out physical maintenance of equipment.
  • When requested attend any of the UK sites to aid their Site Engineers in major reactive tasks.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Good standard of education.
  • City & Guilds/BTEC Qualification in Engineering or similar preferred but not essential as training will be given.
  • Electrical experience preferred together with mechanical aptitude.

If you can demonstrate you have the above requirements then why not apply for this great opportunity and develop your careerat Bodycote. All internal applicants should inform their current line manager of their application. The closing date for applications is 04/03/2018.

Please Note - If you have not heard from us within two weeks your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we will keep your CV on file and should anything come up that matches your experience we will contact you. Good luck in your job search.

Reference: 34387131

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