Electrical Automation Engineer

Halifax, UK
20 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Shift Engineer

Location: Halifax area

Description: Strong Electrical Bias / Multi-Skilled Engineer

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
Developing PLC programs highly desirable. Any Plc experience will be considered, ideally up to basic programming would be ideal but full training will be given
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

Good knowledge of setting up of AC and DC inverter drives.
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

Use the maintenance system and resource to ensure that all agreed maintenance and improvement work is completed

You will have full autonomy to make decisions around the following areas:

Recommend and implement electrical changes to machine operation and maintenance procedures
Recommend and deliver improvements to machine design
Ensure a balance of time is spent on improvement as well as firefighting or day to day tasks
Ensure maintenance works planned to minimise impact on production operations
Qualifications and Skills

Apprentice trained in an engineering discipline, experience as a Craftsman
HNC / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in electrical maintenance engineering
Extensive Electrical Experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of manufacturing systems
Ability to demonstrate strong team working with good interpersonal skills

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