Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias) Aspect Resources
Published: 22nd February 2019
Job Type
Daniel Lowe
£28000 - £32000 Per Annum Negotiable


Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Location: West Yorkshire, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Heckmondwike

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: 3 shifts: 6-2, 2-10 and 10-6

The Client: Leading 1st tier supplier in the Automotive sector

The Role:

  • To maintain and repair all plant machinery and equipment to the highest possible standard using pro-active methods such as Predictive / Preventative maintenance.
  • Project work to improve plant efficiency.
  • To flex own working pattern where required to support departmental holiday and sickness cover.
  • Shift work to cover three shifts and additional weekend working as required.
  • Call outs to cover emergency repairs.

  Main Activities:

  • Ensure breakdowns are responded to in a timely manner and any follow up actions are carried out.
  • Improving equipment as part of the Continuous Improvement culture.
  • Ensure Maintenance records are kept up to date including daily work sheets and maintenance work database.
  • Attend shift change over meetings to discuss the daily work.
  • Carrying out planned maintenance work against TPM plan.
  • Contribute to the improvement and development of the planned maintenance system.
  • Organise and liaise with contractors, raising permits to work when and where required.
  • Support and Facilitate PPS / PFU activities to identify root causes of deficits and manage the achievement of relevant corrective actions.
  • Work flexibly and carry out additional duties as required.
  • To maintain a safe working environment and actively support the continuing development of a safety culture across the site.

Required experience:


  • Knowledge and understanding and the ability to fault find PLC Systems, HMI’s, DC drives, Inverter controls and safety control systems (mainly Siemens / Mitsubishi).
  • Knowledge and competent in fault finding burner controls / gas systems.
  • Understanding of data networks.
  • Good, sound mechanical / electrical engineering background, ie an understanding of manufacturing processes, (automotive experience an advantage).
  • Comprehensive understanding of equipment- electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems and their limitations etc.
  • Understanding of automotive manufacturers’ practices.
  • Basic knowledge of business and quality systems in the automotive sector.
  • Able to understand ‘modern engineering philosophies’, for example Kaizen, Poke Yoke, 5’s, standardised work, FMEA, ISO14001, TS16949 etc.
  • BTEC Certificate in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Certification in the latest wiring regulations.


  • Self motivated pro-active approach demonstrating enthusiasm and initiative.
  • Be an organised and a tidy individual who embraces change.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator at all levels of the organisation.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • First aid certification beneficial.
  • FLT licence beneficial.
  • Mewp licence beneficial.


  • A minimum 3 years + experience post Apprenticeship or other Engineering qualification is required for this role.
  • Experience within first or second tier supply automotive.
  • Experience of a pressurised working environment and producing quick and beneficial results.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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