Electrical Maintenance technician

Jenrick Engineering - Northampton
£34500 per annum, Benefits: pension + holidays
23 Apr 2017
23 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Maintenance Engineer

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a leading supplier and packaging specialist to work as an experienced Electrical Shift Technician based in the Palmers Green area.


- The Electrical Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer / Shift Technician will provide corrective maintenance tasks and troubleshooting for both reactive and preventative faults.
- Carry out day to day maintenance, strip downs, rebuilds, planned preventative maintenance on automated blow moulding machinery.
- Be responsible for changing belts, bearings, gear boxes, motors, contacts, sensors, switches and relays.
- Ensure all items of automation machinery are running efficiently and safely through both electrical, mechanical and multi skilled maintenance.
- Carry out fault diagnosis (electrical & mechanical) and repairs.
- PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance)
- Optimise machinery availability to meet all operational demands
- Accountable for providing a fast and efficient response time to any breakdowns that occur, provide routine service maintenance across the site whilst ensuring all the company procedures and standards are followed.
- Identify learning`s from tasks undertaken that will improve on breakdown recovery and minimise machine downtime.
- A Major part of this role is to have the ability to implement continuous improvement activities across the board in order for the site to run at maximum efficiency.


- The Successful candidate will have completed an Apprenticeship. HNC.HND/ NVQ or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
- A high standard of electrical knowledge will be required for this position to support the current engineering team.
- Your experience can be gained from any mould, food , FMCG , automotive , plastics or general production background .
- You will need basic PLC fault finding skills , open to makes.
- Be able to demonstrate ability to mentor and coach team members.

- This position will be suitable for a dynamic, highly organized, team player looking to join a well established leader in the Plastics sector.

This Role will suit a Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Multi Skilled Engineer, Multi Skilled Technician, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician, Shift Engineer or Shift Technician looking to join a company offering excellent career opportunities and rewarding benefits.

- Shift: 2 days / 2 nights / 4 off and Nights 12 hours.
- Circa £34,000 (+ £11,00 London Waiting allowance)
- Contribution Pension (1-5% matched by employer
- Paid Overtime -
20 days Holidays + Bank Hols