Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Location
Burnley
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
01 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Burnley

Immediate start

£32,500pa

We are urgently looking for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer for our client who are a specialist textile manufacturer.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role with an extensive understanding of electrical systems and the ability to identify potential issues and provide advice on corrective course of measures. You must also be 17th edition qualified as you will be undertaking maintenance on both production machinery and also basic site maintenance.

Hours of work are: 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 2 days and 2 nights rotating. (Apply online only) 2 x nights (Apply online only).

Duties/responsibilities:

* Responsible for ensuring that electrical equipment and mechanical machinery and power systems are regularly maintained and inspected.

* Carry out scheduled planned maintenance work of machinery, ancillary equipment and site services in order to minimise breakdowns.

* Investigate the nature of plant failures and subsequently carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible.

* Carry out electrical / mechanical installation, general repairs and servicing of machinery to specification and on time.

* Breakdown response; carrying out the necessary repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimise inconvenience whilst keeping Shift Leaders/Managers fully informed of progress.

* Portable Appliance Testing.

* Maintain administrative records to ensure they are satisfactory for internal audits.

* Support 5s initiatives.

* Maintain a safe and healthy working environment and ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with safety regulations and company policy.

Skills/knowledge/experience:
• Apprentice trained
• Electrical biased with good mechanical knowledge
• Experienced in working with PLC's
• Applicants should have a good general standard of education.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• A good team player capable of delivering results under pressure and to strict deadlines
• Ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision
• Ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
• Quality focused.
• Ability to be flexible in hours of work (a must), a positive "can do" enthusiastic attitude towards addressing technical process challenges

Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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