Multi Skilled Engineer

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Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: Bradford, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Role:- Multi-Skilled Engineer

Location:-  Bradford (close to M606)

Salary:- £36,990.29 plus £12,206.80 shift allowance per annum

Shifts:-  42 hours a week - This position primarily operates on continental shift basis of 4 days on and 4 days off. These are 0600-1800 and 1800-0600.

About the role

We are seeking an electrically biased multi-skilled Engineer to oversee the Electrical and Mechanical maintenance of our plant at the Bradford site. This role entails ensuring compliance with Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) systems, offering reactive breakdown support, conducting site facility repairs, contributing to continuous improvement initiatives, and engaging in project work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute all activities safely and professionally, adhering to legislative and company Health and Safety policies/procedures.
  • Strive to attain departmental targets related to Health and Safety and aim for continuous improvement in accident reduction.
  • Perform Planned Preventative Maintenance, Reactive repairs, and statutory checks on electrical and mechanical systems, working collaboratively within the Maintenance Team to minimize machinery downtime.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) with a cross-discipline team to identify and implement permanent solutions to faults.
  • Engage in Continuous Improvement projects to enhance safety standards, quality, and machine availability.
  • Undertake repairs on site facilities as necessary to maintain standards.
  • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) to document work completed, and minimize fault occurrences.

Key Skills and Qualities:


  • Proficiency in fault finding on various control systems such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), AC/DC motors, Drives/frequency inverters, and relay logic.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs is desirable but not essential.
  • Familiarity with pneumatic & hydraulic systems.
  • Completion of a time-served electrical apprenticeship.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a production maintenance environment with a multi-skilled approach.
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent.
  • Analytical, logical, and methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Computer literacy.

Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and a revenue of €7 billion, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential.
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel.
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change.


What’s in it for me?


  • Competitive Salary in line with relevant industry experience
  • Death in Service x 2
  • Company Pension scheme
  • 27 days annual leave


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!


At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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