Electrical Production Shift Technician

KHR Recruitment Specialists
Sevenoaks, Kent
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Shift Electrical Technician

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for maintenance and project work associated with Electrical & Control Systems to agreed targets at a manufacturing facility producing products for the construction industry.

Main Responsibilities

* 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.
* 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.
* 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.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

The job requires:

* Time-served maintenance craft team member - ONC / NVQ Level 3 Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
* Minimum of 3 year's experience in a plant maintenance/project work
* Health and Safety and industry legislation knowledge
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Problem-solving skills
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and maintenance PPM packages

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