Electrical Shift Engineer

Clitheroe, UK
12 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Shift Engineer

Location: Blackburn area, Lancashire


Our client is a renowned and admired manufacturing business, enjoying UK dominance and market leading status in their category sector. As a result of sustained business expansion, an opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Shift Technician /Automation Engineer to work on a rotating pitman shift pattern.

Is this You?

* Trained to an Electrical minimum craft level, ONC, HND Level preferred

* 3-Phase, Panel Fault Finding and Basic PLC Understanding

* Any Plc experience will be preferred

* Production line experience on high speed packaging equipment in FMCG.

ALTHOUGH ANY INDUSTRY BACKGROUND IS CONSIDERED AS ITS ALL ABOUT THE PERSON fit, attitude and ability and willingness to earn and develop

This role is responsible for a combination of planned/reactive maintenance and technical challenges to ensure maximum line efficiency with accountability and ownership to deliver the line KPIs. Capable of leading from the front within a team ensuring the efficient running, primarily, of a continuous process, manufacturing and packing high quality products, packaged and prepared for delivery.

This role requires the ability to provide high level engineering technical expertise to maximise the productivity and achievement of targets of the team/line/plant, in a high-speed production environment, flexible to work predominantly shifts or days as required with minimum notice.

To ensure that plant and equipment at a world class award winning site are maintained and improved to the appropriate standard to ensure that their engineering performance is world class! continually improving performance of equipment and\or systems to support the development of the site.

Agree preventative electrical maintenance plans, machine design modifications, and operating & changeover procedures with Manufacturing Maintenance and Operations teams

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

* Apprentice trained in an engineering discipline, experience as a Craftsman in any engineering environment

* HNC / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical maintenance engineering

* Extensive Electrical Experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of manufacturing systems

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