Electrical Engineer

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Plan, direct, and monitor preventative and corrective electrical maintenance and repair activities so that the business unit's buildings, facilities, machinery, and equipment operate safely and reliably.

Key Accountabilities :
- Plan, prioritise, schedule, and manage electrical activities (for example planned maintenance programmes, shut-downs, or emergency repairs) to rectify break-downs and malfunctions and minimise business disruptions.
- Develop and implement electrical repair and maintenance procedures; monitor the cost and effectiveness of activities to optimise resources, prioritise spending, and achieve timeliness, reliability, and safety standards.
- Have knowledge of PLC systems, 
- Knowledge of high voltage systems
- Understanding and Experience of large AC/DC motor controls
- Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop electrical craftspeople so that repair and service activities are completed accurately, safely, on-time and within budget.
- Experience of transducers, sensors & general control systems.
- Ability to read electrical drawings
- Undertake development performance reviews for electrical craftspeople and maintain skills assessment matrices.
- Manage the attendance and timekeeping system for day electrical employees and ensure that Company procedures are adhered to at all times. Maintain accurate and appropriate personnel records including assessment matrices.
- Estimate the cost, time, and resources required for repair projects; prepare work orders and monitor the progress of work against estimates. Take budgetary control of specific maintenance costs.
- Evaluate, select, and manage relationships with external contractors to minimise costs and ensure the organisation receives satisfactory standards of service.
- Monitor and audit contractors to ensure that Method statements; issue and acceptance of PTW comply with site regulations.
- Liaise with functional managers throughout the business (for example in production) to coordinate scheduled maintenance activities with their operations.
- Work directly with engineers in other disciplines to augment/and or modify production capacity and value. Liaise with Shift Managers to ensure effective running of the process.
- Research, evaluate, and recommend new equipment and tools to enhance the capabilities of the team.
- Ensures compliance of standards. Develop specific high risk activity SOP's where required to complement the generic SOP's and undertake risk assessments.
- Contribute to planning and decision-making within the business team so that the engineering strategy and performance is aligned with other business strategies.
- Work in a safe manner and have a proactive approach to all Health & Safety and environmental issues.
- Promote Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement.

This description is not intended to establish a total definition of the job, but an outline of the duties.

Ideally the candidate should have previous experience as a multi skilled engineer within a similar position and will be able to demonstrate electrical competence.

Ideally, you will possess previous experience within a manufacturing/distribution environment.

If this role sounds interesting don't hesitate and apply now!!

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.