Leicester, UK
Closing date
1 Oct 2020

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Electrician (Continental Shifts)

Location: Braunstone

Salary: £45,204 (post probation)

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown Holdings Inc. produces innovative packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. Our Bevcan Europe & Middle East Business is a world leader in the supply of beverage packaging to some of the biggest FMCG brands.

A vacancy has arisen for an Electrician to join our Shift-based team. The shift pattern we operate is a continental shift pattern of 2 x 12 hour days followed by 2x12 hour nights with extended breaks built in (average 37.5 hours per week) - working a total of 144 shifts per year, with some optional overtime available. We are looking for individuals with electrical maintenance experience in a demanding high speed production FMGC environment, with good analytical, reporting and communication skills.

As a Shift Electrician you will be responsible for providing breakdown support across all production lines and service functions. You should have the ability to find resolutions to issues using effective fault-finding techniques, complete Planned, Preventative Maintenance (PPM) activities including record keeping, carry out all quality checks/inspections ensuring that they are recorded/completed to company standards and assist with health and safety within the Plant by possessing excellent housekeeping disciplines and by ensuring that a safe method of work is adopted and the appropriate personal protective equipment is worn at all times.

In order for successful candidates to effectively perform in this role you will be a qualified/Time served Electrical Apprenticeship holding NVQ L3/City & Guilds or equivalent qualifications in Electrical Engineering, have experience of 3-phase drives and controls, possess a high level of PLC fault finding and diagnostics experience, be BS7671 17th Edition qualified and have proven knowledge of Electricity at Work Regulations and of Safe Working Practices including Lock Off and Tag Out.

In addition it would be advantageous if you were HNC qualified, have experience of Allen Bradley/Rockwell PLC - ideally in high speed production environment, hold the BS2391 Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations qualification. Are qualified to carryout PAT Testing having completed a Level 3 Qualification in the Requirements for electrical installations. Proven working knowledge of AutoCAD and the creation and modification of Electrical and Mechanical drawings. Any project experience would also be useful.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious individual who has a continuous improvement mind-set to gain experience in a multinational organisation.

Should you wish to apply please send your CV to the HR Department, Crown Packaging UK, Braunstone, Leicester, LE3 1TX or email your CV by clicking 'Apply'.

The closing date is 30 September 2020

Previous applications need not apply.
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