Woodworking Engineer

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Simon Acres Recruitment are seeking an experienced Woodworking Machine Engineer to join a Kitchen Manufacturer based in the Southwest.

Salary from £40,000 per annum (DOE)


You will be responsible for:

  • Working with servicing and maintenance schedules of each machine (for prevention)
  • Creating and maintaining of Daily, Weekly and Monthly maintenance schedules
  • Assisting in quality control of product from automation to processing
  • Creating and maintaining machine registers with both schedules and manufacturer/supplier details
  • Maintaining of the forklifts
  • Maintaining a log of the long term tooling on the machines – to keep a track of when parts need replacing
  • Working with the HR assistant to ensure briefings and updates on machine training is rolled out to the right recipients
  • Liaising with OEM contracts to ensure repairs are to standard
  • You will be responsible for the recruitment and training of apprentices


  • Electrical Machine System Experience (18th Wiring addition desirable)
  • Excellent Attention to detail
  • Mechanical Machine System Experience
  • Pneumatic Machine System Experience
  • Hydraulic system experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Biesse and Homag Machines (advantage)
  • Base knowledge of mathematical models to aid in controlling tolerance
  • Be able to use/learn specialist electrical and mechanical measuring devices
  • You will be working on call when not in the factory (With the exception of annual leave)


In return the client is offering:

  • Company Pension scheme
  • Social Events
  • Free On-Site Car Parking
  • Working Monday-Friday
  • Other benefits

Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

22 June 2022
From £40,000 per annum