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Updated: Aug 8

With over 45 years of experience, System Six Kitchens is a family-run manufacturer and retailer of stylish, bespoke kitchens and bedrooms.

As a Woodworking Machine Engineer, you will be responsible for the fluid running of the machinery in the factory. Working with the servicing and maintenance schedules of each machine to work on prevention always being better than the cure of a broken-down machine. You will require to be on call when not in the factory (With the exception of annual leave).



  • Create and maintain Daily/Weekly/Monthly Maintenance schedules

  • Create and maintain incident/service logs for each machine

  • Create and maintain a machine register with schedules and manufacturer/supplier details within

  • Assist in quality control of product tolerances from automation and processing.

  • Extraction maintenance – Responsible for all internal extraction maintenance/repair and re-design on new machine installation/re-allocation.

  • Forklift Maintenance (overseeing where possible)

  • Long term management of tooling on the machines. Keeping an itinerary of each machine and the tooling parts ready for when replacement is needed etc

  • Working with the HR Assistant to ensure briefings and updates on machine training is rolled out sufficiently to the intended recipients

  • Liaising with OEM contacts to ensure instructed repairs are to standard.

  • Apprentice recruitment and training.



  • Electrical Machine System Experience (18th Wiring addition desirable).

  • Mechanical Machine System Experience

  • Pneumatic Machine System Experience

  • Organised and Logical in thought

  • Hydraulic system experience

  • Excellent Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of Biesse and Homag Machines would be advantageous

  • Fact finding and good attention to dimension details.

  • Good base knowledge of mathematical models to aid in controlling tolerance.

  • Be able to use/learn specialist electrical and mechanical measuring devices.


As well as a very competitive salary, we offer the following benefits

  • Company Pension (3% Employer & 5% Employee contribution)

  • 28days Holiday (Inc. 8 Bank Holidays & Shutdown over Christmas period)

  • Social events like no other, arranged by our very own Social Committee

  • Free On-Site Car Parking

  • Appropriate Uniform

  • Regular performance and pay reviews

  • Length of service holiday increase (Taking holiday entitlement up to a maximum of 33 days, inc. Bank holidays and Christmas shutdown)

  • Fortnightly Staff Prize Draws

  • Fun fast paced environment

  • Discounted Gym Membership

  • Employee of the Month & Year Awards

  • Staff break room with pool table & darts board



  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Gym membership

  • On-site parking


Reporting To: Nigel Jones (Managing Director) and daily meetings

Salary: £40,000.00 per year (Excellent salary offered to the right candidate)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule: 8 Hour shifts

Ability to commute/relocate: Exeter, EX2 8QP: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)



  • Woodworking Machine Engineering: 2 years (preferred)


To apply, please send your CV to HR at jade.pleass@s6k.co.uk