Maintenance Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1378381965-2
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Technical Placements Ltd
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Aerospace, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers (electrically biased) required near Leeds! 3 shift, earlies, lates and nights (no Friday nights or weekends).
Our client is a very successful supplier of special alloy components, supplying OEM s in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors, with 70 years of industry leading experience.

Annual Salary - c£40,000+
Company pension scheme, company will match contributions to a maximum of 7.5%
Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme
Up to 30 days holiday + bank holidays
Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts & DC Pension Scheme


When you join the team, you will carry out frontline maintenance tasks based upon agreed priority s while being proactive towards daily plant issues, ensuring machine safety standards are kept to the highest level.


  • Carry out frontline electrical/mechanical maintenance tasks based upon agreed priority s while being proactive towards daily plant issues.
  • Perform scheduled electrical maintenance tasks on plant and machinery (Adhere to PPM / TPM Schedules)
  • Installation and commissioning of new equipment
  • Identify process deficiencies and develop solutions to improve those deficiencies
  • Effective handover to the next shift engineer
  • Willing to work within a team, be a keen team player. Reporting directly to maintenance supervisor and maintenance manager

Checking the function, condition and serviceability of machinery and equipment to a predetermined schedule. You will carry out these checks for Total Preventative Maintenance, Condition Monitoring & Planned Preventative Maintenance and the equipment includes but is not limited to:

  • Casting Furnaces,
  • Large Hydraulic Roberts
  • Electronic Robots,
  • Automated systems,
  • Wax Injection Moulding Machines,
  • Compressors,
  • EDM
  • CNC milling machines,
  • Inspection equipment,
  • Lighting and component inspection equipment.

Follow up actions to be performed will include replacement or repair of: electrical & electronic components, switches, proximity and limit switches, and machine safety guards.

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer requirements:

  • Apprentice trained as a Maintenance Engineer Electrical bias
  • Qualified machine tool electrician to 17/18th edition
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Heavy manufacturing experience
  • PLC controls experience - diagnose faults, repairs and programming experience
  • Multi-Skilled experience working with Pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Willing to work a variety of shifts to service a 24/7 operation. This includes Day Shift and 3 shifts:

The ideal candidate would come from a manufacturing background and be a time served Electrical Maintenance Engineer.