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Maintenance Support Engineer

Legrand Electric Ltd
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

Job Details

We are looking for a Maintenance Support Engineer to join our maintenance Team at our Scarborough Site (YO11 3BY) on a permanent basis.

You will become a critical part in the support of manufacturing processes with the maintenance and reparation of press tools used within the factory to enable production to be as efficient as possible.

What are we offering?

  • Hours: 37.5Hrs/Week (Mon-Fri 07:30-15:30 with 30mins daily unpaid lunch break)
  • Subject to 3-6 months’ probation
  • Overtime: may be available if required
  • Reporting to: Jeremy Teasdale, Maintenance Coordinator


  • Facilitate the on-time production of orders by ensuring good levels of tool and machine uptime and to work closely with management on these issues
  • Maintain and repair press tools
  • Monitor the tools to identify, and implement where necessary, modifications or repairs
  • Assist management in keeping a sensible stock of spare parts, as well as taking ownership of stock control
  • Fault find issues on tooling and machines
  • Fault finding on production (mainly coil) lines
  • Carry out solution to fault findings
  • Liaise with management to design and manufacture new tooling
  • Contribute to a high level of health & safety within the maintenance department and factory, reporting any unsafe practices of defective machines
  • Use a variety of tools and press machines to cut and shape the tools
  • Facilitate good levels of machine uptime by regular planned maintenance
  • Support the investigation of machine breakdowns and advice to solve the problem when required
  • Assist the team by performing other duties within your capabilities when requested
  • Support others with knowledge share and training when required

What about you…?

  • Knowledge of manufacture processes
  • Experience in operating traditional tool room machinery
  • Be competent using hand tools and power tools
  • Deep knowledge of power presses (cnc turret presses) and press tools (press brakes) and how to operate them, as well as rolling mills and CN machines
  • Capable of operating machines such as millers, drills, grinders, lathes wire erodes, welding machines or any other equipment considered essential in toolmaking
  • Working knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Confident reading and using engineering measuring equipment, as well as working with engineers
  • Able to understand 2D & 3D engineering drawings (CAD/CAM)
  • Extraordinary hand-to-eye coordination
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Multi-tasking
  • Good planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment with tight production targets
  • Practical hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Quick learner and ability to work in safe manner

Salary: £15.07/hour 

Bonus: Christmas & February 

Employe Benefits: 

Group Personal Pension Plan: either 4.5% or 5% employer contribution available from start day

Holidays: 28 days/year + Public Bank Holidays + Holiday Purchase (up to 1 days)

Other Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance (up to x 3 times annual basic salary)
  • Staff Sales
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Healthcare Cashplan
  • Hotel and Car hiring discounts
  • Online training
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhance Maternity and Paternity Scheme
  • Comprehensive Special & Bereavement Leave schemes
  • Healthcare Services (24/7 GP service, mental health support, wellbeing services) with AIG Smart Health
  • Comprehensive Occupation Sick Pay
  • Bike to Work Loan up to £1,200 loan
  • IT equipment discount and NEtatmo discounts 


Legrand has been manufacturing in the UK since 1980, and today has three main competencies, namely electronic, electrical and mechanical. Around 85% of products sold by the UK subsidiary are manufactured within the UK.

The UK company is organised into the following specialist business units: cable management, power distribution, wiring devices, assisted living and healthcare and data communications.


The Legrand Group is committed to providing every individual with the keys for both personal and collective development.

Enthusiasm, a determination to win and a desire to innovate are the driving forces behind our Company, which enable us to turn opportunities into commercial successes on a daily basis.

We offer those who join us opportunities to enhance their skills and further their careers. Through clear communication of our processes, we enable every individual to move towards a common Group identity with shared core values.

With emphasis on efficiency, innovation and a strong customer focus, we succeed in blending the talent of our people. That way, we can be successful in achieving our goals whilst creating a real family feeling of belonging to the Legrand Group.

Legrand continues its business development while paying particular attention to the working conditions of its employees, and its duties as a responsible employer. It bases its Human Resources policy on four principles: prevention and safety, skills management, dialogue and diversity.

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