Trainee Electrical Maintenance Engineer £40k

Nicholas Associates
£32500 - £40000/annum
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Maintenance Engineer required

Are you a qualified and competent electrician with a background working automated manufacturing/production environments?


Are you an industrial electrician, looking to move in to a full time manufacturing environment as a maintenance engineer?

If you wish to utilise your skills working in a automated production line environment, then this may be the ideal opportunity!

If you are electrically qualified with an Industrial/Manufacturing/Production background, then please read on for further details


With manufacturing facilities located across the UK, we now require a Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join the team.

This is a varied engineering environment, light automated robotics and conveyors, going up to large medium to heavy engineering applications and equipment.

Salary: Basic earnings of £40,000 inclusive of weekends (working 1 in 4 6am-2pm Sat and Sun) + Overtime = £45,000 and upwards

Shift: 6-2 2-10 10-6 working 1 in 4 weekends 6am-2pm paid at 1.5 and double

Overtime Rates: Mon-Sat time and ½ and Sundays Double

Hours: 39hr working week, anything over 39hrs paid at 1.5 Mon-Sat and Sun = Double

Location: Must be commutable to Burton On Trent

Benefits: pension up to 4% and upwards matched, 34 days holiday, Xmas shut down, health and safety bonus, free onsite parking, PPE provided, tool allowance.

Background required: Previous experience working in a manufacturing/production or industrial environment. Electrically qualified with knowledge of safety circuits, Invertors, how relays operate, speed control systems etc.

Essential Skills required:

*Apprentice trained

*A strong background within a electrical maintenance role within a manufacturing/industrial environment.

Key responsibilities of the Maintenance Engineer:

*To maintain service and repair all automated plant machinery to minimise production down time.

*Provide technical electrical support on all projects, installations and breakdowns


The ideal Electrical Maintenance Engineer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

Time served apprenticeship
17th edition electrically qualified
PLC experience for Fault Finding beneficial
Familiar with AC/DC drives and invertors - beneficial
Previous experience working in a automated manufacturing environment
Educated in a relevant engineering discipline - City and Guilds/NVQ level 3/HNC/HND etc

If you are interested in the Electrical Maintenance Engineers role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on (Apply online only)

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

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