Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Kingston Barnes Ltd
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Maintenance Engineer
£36,000 - £40,000

The Company

A multinational market leader of packaging, a tier one supplier of their precision made products into various consumables industries across the world.

The Candidate

Our client is seeking; a time served, formally trained Electrical Engineer or Multi Skilled ideally from an industrial heavy manufacturing background.

Proficient within, 3 phase equipment, PLC fault finding, motors, invertors is essential. drives, pneumatics, conveyor systems etc would be an advantage.


• Decreasing production downtime and related quality issues related to machinery circumstance, you will be required to arrange planned and preventative routines and undertake necessary corrective actions.
• To participate in fault finding, diagnostic and corrective actions to maintain and improve the operation of the process equipment.
• To act as incident coordinator (on shift) in the event of major breakdowns / incidents requiring the involvement / call in of other maintenance and support services
• To conduct and support as directed by the Engineering Leadership, engineering and other improvement projects, and to pro-actively contribute to the development of safety, productivity and quality
• Taking ownership of materials and costs related to the discharge of engineering duties

This role is demanding yet rewarding, requiring successful candidates to be highly confident in decision making under pressure, working in pairs within a team, liaising with all departments on shift.

Successful Candidates will require

-Electrical Apprenticeship, HNC (Ideally), Degree qualified or Equivalent
- 17th edition
- Electrical or mechanical maintenance background within ideally heavy industrial environments, including military or forces
- Experience of electro mechanical maintenance of medium and high speed production machines
- PLC fault operation and fault finding experience
- Ability to read and interpret electrical / mechanical drawings
- Demonstrable expertise in component and sub-system fault finding and reporting
- Mechanical appriciation within this role would be of high advantage

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