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Site Engineer

Site Engineer (SW12) Dewsbury, England

Salary: GBP27000 - GBP38000 per annum

Primarily responsible for the maintenance on the scouring or packing departments. Routine maintenance will be required and knowledge of equipment such as Presses, Heaters, pumps, heat exchangers, disc stack & decanter centrifuges, valves, stainless steel pipe welding, & workshop equipment such as lathes, drills, milling machines etc. is required. A basic knowledge of electrical equipment is also necessary. Good fault finding and problem solving skills are required.

Area of duty, Responsibility & Extent of responsibility

Plant repairs - The day to day repair and maintenance of any part of the plant. Knowledge of the following is required.

  • Hydraulics (bale presses)
  • Pneumatics
  • Welding – Arc, TIG & MIG
  • Basic electric understanding
  • Gas heating equipment

New Installations - Installation of new machinery/system as when required and to Liase with Works Engineer.

Effluent plant - Understand the workings of the plant so that cover can be provided should a shift engineer be missing. Overall when required

Workshop work - A thorough knowledge of how to operate all workshop machines including:

  • Lathe
  • Milling Machine
  • Stand drill
  • Auto saw
  • Shaping machine
  • Guillotine
  • Welding equipment, arc, TIG & MIG

Health & Safety

  • Most hold IOSH Managing Safely Certificate
  • Hot work certificates
  • Lifting & Carrying
  • Abrasive wheels
  • Welding screens
  • Eye protection
  • Working at heights


Holiday Maintenance

All mill shut down weeks are compulsory maintenance work weeks. All engineers are to work mill shut down weeks. Overall responsible

**Cover will be required for other mechanics that are away on holiday or off sick**

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Working hours: 22:00 - 06:00 OR 14:00 - 22:00

Salary: £27,000 - £38,000 DOE