ATA Selection Ltd
16 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title - Maintenance Engineer

Shifts - Panama (2 shifts on, 2 shifts off, 3 shifts on, 2 shifts off, 2 shift on, 3 shifts off - Block rotation Days, then to nights)

Location - Newbury

Salary - £33,000 per annum plus overtime (OTE £40k+)

Holidays - 33 days of Holiday including bank holidays

Pension - Double matched pension (5% employee contribution / 10% employer contribution)

Other Benefits - Salary Sacrifice Share Save Scheme, Siemens S7 PLC Training

The Company

Our client specialises in the manufacturing of products for the construction market. With 19 manufacturing sites across the UK, they can produce anything from bricks and blocks, tiles and chimneys, to precast concrete floors and beams, as well as bespoke one off products.

Their Newbury site is one their largest and busiest sites, producing over 140,000 blocks per day in their fully automated production facility. Equipment includes mixing and batching plant, transfer cars, steam boilers, autoclaves, block presses and fully automated robotic palletisers.

The Role

The Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for three key areas; Reactive Maintenance, Planned Preventative Maintenance and Installation Project work. Breakdowns take priority to ensure the plant is kept running, with the rest of the week focused on PPMs and Project work.

The duties of the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be 95% electrical in nature against 5% mechanical as the site has separate Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Electrical tasks include fault finding using a multimeter against electrical drawings, fault finding using a multimeter on PLCs (Siemens S5 & S7), fault finding, rectification and installation of panels, repairing AC and DC motors (Brake, Star Delta and Soft Start), changing sensors, inverters, relays and contactors.

As much as the plant is automated and PLC fault finding is done with a laptop, however candidates do not need to be able to write or alter code.

The Candidate

To be successful in your application you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications:

    Must have a recognised Electrical Qualification.Must have experience performing electrical maintenance in an automated environment.

    Due to the unique production environment, the business is happy to look at Candidates who have recently finished their apprenticeship. Similarly, candidates who have recently left the Armed Forces or have a background in Building Services / Facilities Maintenance with an Electrical Engineering background are also of interest. Full training on site systems would then be given, including training on how to fault find and modify on Siemens S7 PLCs.

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