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Textile Manufacturing Engineer

Guiseley, Leeds
£38,000 to £45,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Abraham Moon & Sons are an international brand with a long-standing reputation for innovation, design, and premium quality. Our company creates authentic wool fabrics and accessories for leading fashion brands and interior designers worldwide, fusing traditional craftsmanship and methodologies with the latest technology. We are among a select few in the UK who can perform all processes at a single site, from dyeing the wool and making our own yarn to weaving and finishing the fabric, providing remarkable versatility and the ability to control each process to meet our exacting standards. Our fantastic, diverse team makes all this possible with a culture encouraging autonomy, creativity, innovation, and learning. Joining us as an integral part of our operations team, the Textile Manufacturing Engineer has accountability for maintenance tasks within the mill working to time critical deadlines and leading on projects that enables the business to evolve as an international premium brand through quality, authentic and market relevant product. Our Engineer will have a future focussed mindset and be involved in equipment updates, new installations, and building/ infrastructure upgrades, to enable Moons to optimise their machinery to maximum efficiency, and work fully autonomously from the need for external support for mechanical breakdowns. An ability to develop effective working relationships across all levels of management and work as part of a team in the yarn operation using problem solving skills and experience in electrical and mechanical trades are key attributes. Skills and Experience This is an electrical/mechanical role responsible for fabrication and maintenance, electronic installation, fault finding, health and safe systems of work. As such, the following expertise is required: Must possess a recognised qualification relevant to the role (e.g., electrical/engineering qualification or HNC level in electrical / mechanical discipline). Skilled in both Electrical and Mechanical trades and being an expert in your field of specialism. Preferred knowledge of other engineering disciplines including pneumatics, hydraulics, steam systems. We look for people who bring a pragmatic approach to any task in hand, with a visual management style, a continuous improvement mindset. We encourage those who thrive in environments that support continuous learning, skills, specialism development, and who aspire to improve. Personal Qualities Safety is hugely important at Abraham Moon & Sons. We are proud of our impressive machinery, but it also comes with risks, and so anyone working within our Mill must always have a safety-first attitude. Being a team player is also really important, as you are playing a key role within a wider production process. As part of the day to day we ll expect you to effortlessly be able to interact with all employees with transparency and respect. It s amazing to watch the journey as sheep wool becomes a beautiful piece of woven fabric and we need every person within the process to play their part
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  • Job Reference: 707256684-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd
    Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd
  • Location: Guiseley, Leeds
  • Salary: £38,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent