Maintenance Engineer

Posted 22 October by Headway Recruitment
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Our client is an award-winning, innovative and rapidly expanding business just south of Leeds city centre. They are an exciting and growing business: they encourage innovation and are proud of their quality. They are now looking to expand their maintenance team with a number of experienced Maintenance Engineers for both continental and night shifts.

As maintenance engineer you will have the following responsibilities and carry out the below duties.


  • To work part of a team to ensure the smooth running and operation of the machines within the production department
  • Maintain all production machines
  • Continuous improvement project/task work.
  • Ensuring operational optimum by providing a quick response to all service users
  • Liaising with setters and operators to ensure smooth running of the machines


  • To maintain existing equipment, through reactive and planned maintenance.
  • Support material changes.
  • Fault finding and carrying out repairs during breakdowns.
  • Assist with modifications of current machinery.
  • Assist with new installations of machinery.
  • Accurate record keeping and timely completion of paperwork for quality documentation in line with ISO9001
  • Working to 5S plan
  • Assist with running machines where needed
  • Liaise with Team leaders through handovers before and after every shift
  • Responsible for all engineering issues
  • Ensure all machinery is fitted with safety equipment to meet H&S requirements.
  • Responsible for keeping the efficiency of the machine up time.
  • Work alongside (reporting function) the development team on new innovative machinery and developments.

Key Skills

  • City & Guilds trained/qualified engineer
  • Experienced in pneumatics, use of compressed air, cutting machines and fabrication.
  • Lathe & Milling advantageous
  • Manual handling.

Excellent rates of pay - £13.94 ph plus £56.16 per week shift allowance for nights

£13.94 ph plus £3.21 ph shift allowance for continental

Hours - Continental shift 2 days 6am - 6pm, 2 nights 6pm - 6am

Hours - Nights Mon - Thurs 10pm - 6am, Fri *pm - 3am

Workwear provided


Cycle to work scheme

Subsidised canteen

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Headway Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to a policy of diversity, equality and inclusion.

Reference: 41227159

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