(Posted on 28/03/17)

J M Heaford Limited is a world leading manufacturer of custom built machinery for the printing industry with a market leading position and global install base. Due to business growth, the company is currently looking to recruit for the following positions:

Installation/Commissioning Engineer – Installation/commissioning engineer with strong software skills is required for factory commissioning and customer installations/service. Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems including hydraulics and pneumatics is essential, along with the ability to interpret PLC/HMI code and carry out servo drive tuning. Experience in writing and/or modification of PLC/HMI code, such as Siemens S7 would be a distinct advantage as would programming experience of C++. The role will include and extensive international travel.

Electrical Fitter – Time served Electrical Fitter with experience in panel building and general machine wiring working from electrical schematics. Applicants should have hands on experience working with electrical control systems, servo motors, software installation, functional testing, pneumatic and hydraulic components. Experience working with and assembling mechanical components would be also be advantageous in this multi-skilled environment. This is predominantly a factor based position however installation and service visits, including international travel to customer sites will also be required.

Design Engineer – A mechanical/mechatronic design engineer is required to take projects from initial concept through the complete design process to customer sign off and to provide technical support to all areas of the business. A relevant engineering degree along with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a design engineering role working to fine tolerances for machined components is required. Experience in the use of Solidworks would be advantageous. The successful candidate must be comfortable operating outside the normal remit of a ‘design engineer’ and should look to drive the business forward with new ideas and product development.

Full job descriptions and remuneration details can be obtained by e-mailing If you have the required skills we would be delighted to receive your application and CV addressed to The Recruitment Manager, J M Heaford Limited, Unit 9, Century Park, Pacific Road, Altrincham, WA14 5BJ.

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