Workshop Engineer - BB1 - BB18

£26,000 - £32,000 + benefits
Ref: 103 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Apr 2021
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A rapidly expanding industrial machines supplier is seeking a Workshop Engineer to overhaul, repair and refurbish new and old machines in their Lancashire depot. A Workshop Engineer will need to have a mechanical bias with maintenance experience in machinery, but also some electrical experience. Ideally, Workshop Engineers will also need excellent soft skills: teamwork, a ‘can-do’ attitude, flexibility and be very organised. Occasionally, Workshop Engineers will have to travel to customer sites and perform the role of a Field Service Engineer.


Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.


Key Responsibilities: in the workshop (90%)

  • Working alongside the Lead Workshop Engineer and the UK Head of Service
  • Working to tight deadlines on repairing and servicing electrical and engine powered machinery (new and old)
  • Fault diagnosis of equipment coming into the workshop
  • Overhaul, repair and refurbishment of machines
  • Check performance levels before and after service
  • Check performance levels before and after service
  • Reporting and logging of work done into our job control system


Key Responsibilities: In the field (10%)

  • Carry out all customer work associated with the service, maintenance and overhauling of small  plant vehicles located on customer sites in the absence of a Field Service Engineer
  • Meet customer expectations on service delivery and professional standards
  • Complete all relevant paperwork clearly and concisely, ensuring all timesheets and other paperwork are submitted on time


Person Specification:


  • Have minimum NVQ Level 3 qualifications in an engineering discipline
  • Have previous maintenance experience with various pieces of machinery
  • Mechanically biased, but also electrical experience
  • Proven experience in accomplishing targets successfully
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Able to work as a team and on own initiative
  • Be adaptable and highly organised
  • UK Driving licence



£26,000 - £32,000 DOE



Monday through Friday, 08:30 – 17:00



  • Full training provided
  • Career opportunities
  • Pension