Maintenance Engineer



Vacancy Type     :               Permanent

Location               :               Normanton, West Yorkshire WF6 1TD

Salary                    :               Competitive dependent upon skills/experience

Start Date            :               Immediate Start available

Hours                    :               39 Hours per week

Monday to Thursday 06:00 till 3 pm & Friday 6:00 am to 11:00am

Benefits               :               On-site parking/staff uniform/canteen

Plus Death in Service Benefits & Health Insurance Plan after qualifying period

Sheridan Fabrications is part of Howdens Joinery PLC and is the UK’s largest manufacturer of solid and natural work surfaces.  Based in Normanton, West Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Production Manager the successful candidate will work closely with the existing team with responsibility for all repairs and planned maintenance of plant and machinery; in addition to maintaining plant services.

Key Duties include:

Ensure that all equipment is maintained to a high level and that the system delivers the

required demands in terms of availability and uptime

Maintaining machinery to planned schedules

Attending breakdowns to plant and machinery

Maintaining stock levels (ordering parts/replenishing critical parts)

Carrying out scheduled machine audits

Servicing machines

The Person – Key Requirements

Relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering – Minimum City and Guilds Level 3/ and or ONC – essential

Electrical bias – essential

Experience of machine servicing and breakdowns working with pneumatics and hydraulics – essential

Experience of planned maintenance procedures – essential

Self motivated problem solver – essential

Adept at identifying priorities – essential

Able to demonstrate an ability to work to tight deadlines, autonomously or as part of a team – essential

Flexible approach to workload and duties – essential

Experience of working with stone cutting/ woodworking machinery is desirable although not essential as full training will be given .  Electrical competency would be a distinct advantage as would  experience of working within a fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment.

We are an innovative company within our field with a fun and friendly but professional working environment.  Our people are the key to our success and we seek enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference within our business and contribute to our future direction.

Please attach your full CV with a covering letter including current and expected salary to

Sheridan is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not possible to acknowledge all.  If you have not heard from us within 28 days of applying please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.  Thank you for your interest in Sheridan and please do not let this deter you from applying for suitable future vacancies.


Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Days Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Normanton

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