About The Role

We are recruiting for an Electrical Engineer to work alongside our Development team within our Innovation Centre, Leeds.

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. We are always dreaming up new ideas to ensure you sleep soundly every night, you could say it’s what gets us out of bed in the morning.

Our continuous investment in spring systems has allowed us to become the most vertically integrated bed manufacturer in the world.

39 hours per week. We have two shift patterns available:

Option 1 is 4 day weeks, Monday to Thursday (6am-4:15pm Mon-Wed & 6am to 3:15pm Thu)

Option 2 is 5 day weeks, Monday to Friday (6am-2:15pm Mon-Thu & 6am-1pm)

As the Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for building, developing, and commissioning production machinery.

Main Duties:

  • Electrical building of machines including all wiring, control panels, PLC set-up and programming
  • Commissioning of production machines – both internal and external, including occasionally oversees
  • Working with, modifying, and installing machine automation (Allen Bradley, Schneider, Keyence etc.)
  • Developing and improving existing machinery
  • Fault diagnosing and finding solutions to a wide range of electrical problems
  • Specifying and sourcing of electrical components required for builds
  • Working closely with the design and mechanical teams, sharing ideas and concepts
  • Support production/maintenance engineers when required
  • Develop engineering improvements and systems in line with the company’s objectives

About You

Are you an electrically biased engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment? If so, we want you to join our Development Department. In this role, you will require experience building/fixing/running production machinery.

As a self-motivated individual you should have a good understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and experience with process monitoring systems.

You will understand, writing and modify PLC ladder logic (Allen Bradley) and also be competent at reading electrical schematic drawings.

You should have a good understanding of continuous improvement methodologies. Excellent fault-finding and troubleshooting skills and the ability to coach and provide feedback are also highly valued.

Experience with springs/coilers or wire industry would be advantageous.

What we offer in return:

  • 32 days annual leave - Inclusive of bank holidays
  • Additional Wellbeing Day – A Day dedicated to you.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Enhanced Pension scheme
  • Staff Discounts across the Harrison Spinks group

Essential attributes:

• Hungry - a manageable and sustainable commitment in doing a job well and going above and beyond when it is truly required.

• Smart - asks good questions, listens to what others are saying and stays engaged in conversations intently.

• Humility - shares credit, emphasises team over self, and defines success collectively rather than individually.

About Us

Harrison Spinks is a family business with a focus on quality, innovation, and sustainability. We’re not your average business, but if you’re willing to work hard, get stuck in and have some fun along the way, then we’d love to welcome you to our team.

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