Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location Wakefield
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 45000 per year Pension+ Life Assurance and Death in Service+ 33 days holiday
Reference RB1998

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Location: Wakefield

Salary: £40k

Shifts: 3-week rotating shift pattern or earlies, lates and night plus 1 mandotory weekend per month

The Company

The company who are looking for a multiskilled maintenance engineer is a large global design and manufacturing business that turnover over more that £1 billion per year and has sites around the word with this site located in Wakefield.

The Role

The multiskilled maintenance engineering role will be to carry out planned maintenance and resolve breakdowns alongside an electrical engineer. This will include

Maintaining production machinery in a timely manner.

Fault find on a range of electrical and mechanical equipment.

Carry out effective repairs to machinery to ensure minimal downtime.

Accurately identify parts and equipment needed to complete a timely repair.

Ensure all safety protocol is carried out correctly.

Help to drive planned maintenance activity that results in downtime reduction.

Offer solutions to improve machine availability through improved repairs.

Offer solutions on improvements to health and safety on and around machines.

Work within a team environment to share job tasks.

Upskill work colleagues through interaction and knowledge sharing.

You will be working on ovens, gearboxes, motors, shafts, chains, 3 phase panels, invertors, DC drives, siemens and allen Bradley PLC’s (knowledge of inputs and outputs) Hydraulics and pneumatics, extruders, ovens, vacuum


3 shifts on a 3-week rotating basis:

05:45 – 13:45

13:45 – 21:45

21:45 – 05:45 (sun-Thursday)

There is also a requirement for mandatory weekend overtime one week in every 3 and is based on 6 hours Saturday & 6 hours Sunday

The Person.

  • Will be flexible
  • Willing to do overtime
  • Must have worked in a fast-paced consumer goods environment for a minimum of 2 years
  • Must be able to safely operate a laith, milling machine (Mandatory)
  • Be a competent fabricator (Mandatory)
  • Be completely multi skilled between electrical and mechanical engineering but be mechanically biased.

The Benefits

  • £40,000 per year
  • Lots of overtime available
  • Paid at time a third and double time on a Sunday
  • Occasional call outs and standbys which attract a premium
  • Average earning of £45,000
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • 5% pension matched
  • 33 days holiday (bank holidays inclusive)

If you’re interested, please apply online, send your CV to

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