SHIFT ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN

Recruiter
Citi Recruit Ltd
Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£34000 - £40000/annum 264 hours p.a. holiday/ Pension
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Shift Electrical Technician
** Permanent position with an initial six month probationary period
** Basic 4 shift salary of £34,102 + 4 shift allowance of £7,846 p.a.
** 42 hours per week average on a 4 shift rota.
** 264 hours p.a. holiday which includes Bank Holidays
** GPPP or auto enrolment after 3 months

Citi Recruit is proud to be working with one of the regions largest and leading manufactures. Entering a period of exciting development and regeneration, our client is now seeking a skilled Shift Electrical Technician to join the business.

The Shift Electrical Technician will be responsible for maintenance and project work associated with Electrical and Control Systems to agreed targets.

Requirements:
* Time served - ONC/ NVQ Level 3 Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
* Minimum 3 years experience in Plant Maintenance/ Project Work
* Health and Safety and industry legislation knowledge
* Problem solving skills
* Good communication and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities;
• The Shift Electrical Technician will work within the 'Production shift' monitoring and operating the plant providing breakdown assistance as and when required.

• Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all electrical plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality.

• Co-operate with maintenance supervision in the operation of planned maintenance and lubrication schedules.

• Ensure that personnel are not exposed to danger from any electrical plant or equipment, that all guards and safety devices are secure and operational and that all personnel are alert to the dangers when working with or on moving plant or equipment.

• At all times be aware of and comply with the company safety policy, The Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other safety specific instructions as may be issued by the company from time to time.

• Co-operate in the operation of the company permit to work system, ensuring that at all times an adequate risk assessment is performed prior to working on steam, compressed air, hydraulic systems, materials handling systems, or any other potentially hazardous system or work location and that suitable control measures are employed to minimise all risks to acceptable levels.

• Monitor the performance of all plant whilst production is in progress, attempting to predict failures where possible, minimising disruption to operations and ensuring that plant’s continued safe operation. Record details of problems encountered with the plant in the shift log to assist with continuity between shift teams.

• Ensure a high standard of housekeeping both in the workshop and in all areas of the factory.

• Assist the Maintenance Supervisor and the Works Engineer with the content of all local project work, ensuring that all equipment and workmanship is of a high standard.

• Suggest possible plant modifications and improvements, raising for discussion and consideration with maintenance supervision.

• Provide ‘hands on’ Electrical support during shutdown periods and the weekly maintenance break. The management reserve the right to restrict holidays during shutdown periods.

• To ensure sufficient cover for production, shift cover for your colleagues must be provided whenever possible to ensure all Production shifts are supported with one Electrical per shift. Cover must be organised for holiday, sickness and unforeseen absence.

• Perform other duties within your ability as requested by supervision.

If you are keen on this Shift Electrical Technician role then please apply today or call CITI on (Apply online only)