Maintenance Electrician

Posted 11 February by We Are SSG
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Hague Personnel is currently recruiting a Maintenance Electrician on a permanent basis for our client in Skelmersdale.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well known and long established manufacturing company.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Maintaining and Improving Plant and Equipment.

Working hours - 4 on 4 off 0600 to 1800 & 5 on 3 off 13.30 to 2300. A short period of nights Monday to Thursday may be necessary.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • To carry out essential maintenance and complete necessary repairs to keep the factory in good working order.
  • Promote the development and implementation of the factory PPM system.
  • Provide electrical maintenance cover through effective and efficient response to plant breakdowns throughout the factory.
  • Involvement in process improvement throughout the factory, creating new ideas and developing better solutions.
  • Monitor & supply Engineering support of machine set-up & changeovers to ensure that the product conforms to any quality assurance standards and ensuring changeovers are as efficient as possible.
  • Daily liaison with the duty Maintenance Supervisor / Engineering Manager to ensure that all production maintenance requirements are undertaken.
  • Contribute to the rigorous application of the internal system using TPM tools & Techniques to generate continuous improvement throughout the areas of the Factory.
  • Apply 5S principles to deliver world-class standards of housekeeping.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Candidates ideally should be time-served with good fault-finding skills.
  • Minimum requirements for qualification are to City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering.
  • Demonstrable Knowledge & Expertise in Fault - Finding and diagnostic skills on Industrial plant & equipment.
  • Ability to repair machinery and equipment and provide solutions to problems.
  • An understanding of PLC equipment and program editing, ideally on Siemens S5/S7 and telemechanic systems.
  • Knowledge of 3 phase power circuits, Frequency Inverters, Motor Controls, Safety Circuits.
  • Flexible & self - motivated team working attitude.
  • High degree of Health & Safety awareness.
  • Experience of a modern manufacturing environment in particular automated plant.

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • 17th Edition Electrical installation.
  • Qualified to ONC / HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering.
  • Capable of writing original PLC programs and interrogating control systems.
  • Knowledge of industrial control systems, weighing machines.
  • Good IT Literacy.
  • Basic Mechanical fitting skills, welding, hydraulics, pneumatics etc.

To apply please submit your CV, alternatively for more information please contact Alainah on the contact number provided.

Required skills

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fault Finding
  • Maintenance Engineering

Reference: 37257839

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