Electrical Maintenance Engineer

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Amy Lindley

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 826 8533

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within a niche and growing market for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer.
Our Client is a well established manufacturing Company based in the Greater Manchester area.
Applicants will be working as part the Company Group and may be required to work at multiple sites in the local area.

Summary of Role:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for meeting production needs in regards to engineering issues and breakdowns

  • To carry out routine test and inspection on electrical systems and portable electrical equipment

  • To reduce costs where possible and use the preventative maintenance system to reduce unplanned maintenance.

  • To assist the maintenance manager with projects and developments

  • To maintain maintenance activities in compliance with ISO 9001: 2000, ISO 14001 and other customer specific standards

  • Assist Engineering Manager with ongoing/new projects

  • Approximately 30% of this role will be mechanical and a flexible approach to overtime and shutdown work is required

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To work safely within the company’s Health and Safety Procedures.

  • To work within the requirements and BS 7671 (Electrical Regulations)

  • Improve process efficiencies through elimination of downtime with the use of the PPM system and C.I.P. process

  • Carry out essential legislative testing of electrical equipment and system

  • To work as part of a team to optimise company performance and achieve targets

  • To identify and keep essential stock items at necessary working levels

  • To work with the maintenance manager in the identification of process improvements

Essential Skills:

  • A recognised electrical trade apprenticeship and other relevant qualifications with at least 3 years experience within a similar role are

  • A working knowledge of A.C and D.C. drives would be preferred as would the ability to work on P.L.C systems     

  • Experience of ATEX equipment an advantage   

  • Ideally you will be City & Guilds 236,2360, 2365 or 2330 Qualified

Also the below Qualifications and Skills would be an advantage;

  • City & Guilds 2391 (test and Inspection)

  • PLC experience (Siemens ideally)

  • Mechanical experience

  • CompEx would be desirable

  • Atex / hazardous area experience would be desirable

What is on offer?    

  • 33 days holiday       

  • Death in Service 2 x salary      

  • Healthcare Scheme    

  • 3% employer contribution to pension       

  • 39 hours per week (days)      

  • 1 in 5 weeks will be on call out

If you are looking for a fantastic Electrical Maintenance Engineer opportunity and want to work for a forward-thinking Company with excellent Company benefits then click on the ‘apply now’ button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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