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Multi Skilled Engineer

Wakefield, Yorkshire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022


Due to continuous growth, we are currently recruiting for a Multi Skilled Project Engineer on behalf of one of the UK's leading specialist flooring manufacturers.

Established over 100 years, they are well recognised within the industry and a major exporter to Europe, the Middle East and Asia. They provide their services to a range of sectors including commercial offices, education, leisure, retail and residential.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be joining a developing maintenance team, helping to drive the maintenance strategy forward towards achieving a world-class manufacturing site. Key responsibilities within the role will involve manufacturing process improvement, updating old control systems, developing business cases for capital improvement projects, future proofing the site and supporting the maintenance team. The successful candidate is to have a proactive approach to help the site achieve World class standards.

This is a shift based role working an average of 40 hours per week. This position will mainly be working on day shifts, although there will be times you will be required to work early and late shifts.


  • Have knowledge of preventative maintenance and have the ability to help transition the department to a proactive one. Be highly motivated and driven to achieve targets/goals set by the maintenance manager.
  • Have knowledge of permit to work, risk assessments & method statements.
  • Ability to work from standard operating procedures and help create new ones as required.
  • Experience in increasing machine OEE through data collection, projects and a right first time mentality.
  • Be able to assist in developing preventive and corrective maintenance programs.
  • The ability to create training documentation for projects and make sure we meet the required regulations.

Skills & Attributes

  • Ideally a multi skilled engineer qualified to HNC/HND/degree level.
  • Good all round engineering background and experience of working with control systems and processes.
  • Experience of working on packaging/production machinery.
  • Previous experience of working with textile machinery and web production lines would be beneficial.
  • Good problem solving skills, with a methodical way of fault finding to determine route causes and eliminate repeat faults, minimising machine downtime.
  • PLC and drives experience (Siemens S7 would be advantageous).
  • The ability to work independently and use your own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety standards.

Note:- Apex Resourcing Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency

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  • Job Reference: 717076509-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Apex Resourcing Solutions Ltd
    Apex Resourcing Solutions Ltd
  • Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent