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Maintenance Electrician

Posted 27 February by CJ EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS LIMITED Easy Apply Ended

CJ Employment Solutions are looking for a Maintenance Electrician for our client in Peterborough.

Main Accountability / Purpose

To electrically, electronically maintain thermoforming, printing and paper cup machines through breakdown, planned, and preventative maintenance methodologies. Additionally, the role includes the participation in continuous improvement projects.

Main Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of PLCs and PLC programming.
  • Logical approach to troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of temperature and pressure control circuits.
  • Understanding of stepper, single and 3 phase motors and motor controllers.
  • Able to use and understand multimeters, oscilloscopes and other measurement devices.
  • Able to use and understand electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be computer literate.


HNC/ONC/C&G in electrical or electronic engineering.


  • Mininmum of 5 years experience in fault finding on plastic processing equipment (injection moulding or Thermoforming), printing (flexographic or dry-offset) machines.
  • Particular preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be KPI driven to optimise output and yield and use their initiative to solve a problem.

Customer Services

  • Act professionally with all internal and external customers and all colleagues
  • Ensure all communication between yourself and your colleagues is clear and delivered in a professional manner.


  • Ensure that all relevant information is shared between all colleagues by instigating communication
  • Maintain effective accurate systems and records that can be accessed at any time by colleagues
  • Share workloads covering sickness and holidays. Be proactive to assist with colleagues temporary increased workloads
  • Have a flexible approach to changes in working relationships and working methods
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all colleagues at all times.
  • To assist with, demonstrate and promote inter-departmental communications, relations and working.

Health & Safety

  • To ensure compliance with the Organisation Environmental, Safety and Employment Legislation policies
  • To ensure that Company safety, fire and accident policies are adhered to
  • To report any element that may result in reducing safety, quality or efficiency standards.
  • To drive the department and team to better health and Safety working practices whilst striving to constantly reduce the number of undesirable circumstances, near misses, and accidents.

This is a fortnightly paid position and is on the 4on-4off shift rotation working 12 hour shifts.

(Two days: 7am to 7pm; Two nights: 7pm to 7am; and 4 rest days).

Reference: 34566923

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