Vacancy: Multi-Skilled Engineer

Brookhouse Mill - Ramsbottom

Job title: Multi-Skilled Engineer (Mechanical bias 70/30 split)

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Based at: Primarily Brookhouse Mill (Greenmount, Bury) but may be required to work at Holme Mill (Ramsbottom)

Hours per week: 40 hours, though a reasonable amount of overtime will be expected as required by the business. The hours will require a degree of flexibility for projects and holiday cover.

Job purpose: To ensure continuity of our production processes by maintenance of, and improvement of plant, equipment and processes

Key responsibilities:

  • First line for reactive maintenance of plant, buildings and equipment
  • Carry out quality inspections and scheduled checks on machinery and parts PM’s.
  • Carry out statute inspections
  • Finding and fixing faults working with the Co-ordinator to arrange replacement parts if required
  • Actively work to eliminate obsolescence
  • Maintaining manufacturing, ancillary and support processes
  • Adhering to and promoting health and safety regulations
  • Liaising with various departments within the business and working with the Tufting Team Leaders
  • Providing a prompt and valuable service
  • Work with the Co-ordinator to create PM schedules for electrical elements of machinery and facilities
  • Work with the Co-ordinator to create a meaningful asset register and live stock list        

Team Cormar:

  • Cover team duties as required
  • Understand how own role and KPI’s impact on organisation and department objectives
  • Support manager to deliver the above
  • A flexible approach to working patterns

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have completed a recognised apprenticeship
  • Solid Mechanical skills a must have, to include welding, fabrication and bench fitting.
  • Basic fault finding on electrical circuits, PLC’s and components would be an advantage, i.e. swap out faulty motors (three phase) check control and stop circuits, interrogate PLC’s (basic)
  • 18th Edition qualification or recognised qualification an advantage
  • Must be willing to undertake additional training to expand knowledge base and develop your skills in line with organisational requirements
  • Good communication skills are essential to liaise with colleagues from other areas of the business

Please send applications to Carla Grant, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4HR, or email