Maintenance Engineer – DTE, Ilkeston

June 12, 2024

Join Our Team as a Maintenance Engineer in Ilkeston!

About Us:

Donaldson Timber Engineering, a division of Donaldson Group, specialises in the design and manufacturing of timber engineered products, including roof trusses and floor joists. Donaldson Group is a leading, family-owned timber industry company with a rich heritage spanning over 160 years with a range of 17 businesses and brands. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and environmental responsibility.

Diversity and Inclusion: We’re on a mission to champion diversity and inclusion within our organisation. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to join us in shaping the future of manufacturing and construction. Female candidates and those from underrepresented ethnic groups are particularly encouraged to apply, as we strive for greater inclusivity in our workforce.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking to employ a Maintenance Engineer based at our site in Ilkeston. Managing a team of 2 engineers and working together to service Ilkeston and our sites in Warrington, Thetford and Welwyn Garden City. This role will provide an electrical and mechanical service to all sites including installation, reactive and planned maintenance of all machinery and equipment. There is a fully fitted out service van with all required tools that is used to visit the other sites.

The successful candidate will be time served and have good all-round engineering experience gained in a similar industrial production background. Previous timber industry experience would be desirable, but not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out planned and non-routine electrical and mechanical maintenance
  • Recommending alterations and improvements for enhanced operation
  • Contributing to the installation and commissioning of new equipment
  • Managing budgeted improvement projects
  • Providing assistance, and working flexibly with site staff and contractors
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping within and around the workshop and working areas
  • Ensuring full compliance with all Company Policies and Procedures
  • Keeping up to date with new technologies appropriate to own skills
  • Responsibility for all general site maintenance
  • Excellent communication and administration skills will be essential
  • Carrying out other duties which may be reasonably requested
  • Managing and developing the current team

Skills and experience:

  • Good working knowledge of mechanical machinery, pneumatics, hydraulics, PLC, CNC machinery and inverters.
  • Competent to the 17th Edition Electrical standard
  • Excellent fault finding and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to follow procedures and complete paperwork associated with the role
  • City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing would be advantageous
  • Management/Team Leading experience would be beneficially, along with any training history etc.

As a Company vehicle will be provided, a clean full driving license is essential

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development within a reputable and growing organisation.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A catalogue of additional benefits available to purchase such as critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme and additional holidays.

Work Hours: This full-time role entails 39.5 hours per week, providing a stable schedule with weekends free for your leisure. Work hours are Monday to Thursday from 8.30am – 5pm and Friday from 8.30am to 4pm.

Join Us: If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with a company that values your contributions and invests in your success, apply now to become our next Production Operative