Electrical Maintenance Engineer- DAYS, West Midlands

Salary: £35K
Sector: Engineering
Location: West Midlands
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

WORKING DAYS

Our client has earned a place as a market leader from a strong combination of tradition and innovation. For years this Food Manufacturer has supplied into an impressive range of customers. It is also important to stress this business has been very resilient to the COVID Climate and the popularity of products shows no signs of diminishing! With a very low turnover of staff and a real emphasis on people development, now a fantastic opportunity arises to join this successful outfit...

ROLE

Reporting into the Engineering Manager, job purpose is as follows:

As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for repairing machines and electrical components, provide support when it comes to usage of machines and electrical components.

You will have undertaking the installation of electrical components, maintenance and repair of production equipment, planned preventative maintenance and breakdown, whilst also ensuring continuous availability across the business.

To be on call to rectify and eliminate equipment faults and machine down time and to carry out improvements to equipment, working alongside Production and Technical functions to maintain quality, hygiene, Health and Safety and productivity standards.

Responsibilities:

• Schedule and undertake periodic maintenance on all electrical equipment, components, and installations
• Ensure planned preventative maintenance is carried out in accordance with PPM’s
• Provide prompt response when there is a breakdown and resolve the issue as quickly as possible
• To undertake a proactive approach in ensuring all plant and equipment is fully operational and fit for purpose
• Ensure all parts are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary
• To lead any installation of electrical components and infrastructure, ensuring that sign offs, Risk Assessments and Method Statements are in place
• Diagnosing faults
• Attend and contribute to shift change over meetings
• Agree job sheets on a daily basis
• Work closely with production to achieve production targets
• To carry out various tasks to include but are not exclusive to; plant start up, equipment performance monitoring, plant shut down
• Ongoing maintenance of inverters and PLC’s
• Recommend replacement of old or faulty electrical components or fittings to management
• To install, maintain and carry out improvements to equipment in the factory whilst working closely with other departments
• Ensure Maintenance Connection is up to date including proposed corrective actions and that all actions are recorded in an appropriate and timely manner.
• To follow the procedure for the ordering of parts and support the stock taking of spares
• To be involved in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance factory performance.
• Liaise with the engineering management team
• Help the Company reduce energy costs
• Supervise electrical works when projects are undertaken
• To develop and review Risk Assessments and Method Statements
• Complete and maintain accurate, timely documentation and records as required by the Company
• To attend meetings and when required
• To be aware of, understand and adhere to environmental procedures
• To be aware of, understand and adhere to food safety and quality procedures
• To be aware of, understand and adhere to the maintenance of good GMP
• To carry out other reasonable duties as requested

CANDIDATE

You must have a proven track record as an electrically biased engineer working in Food Manufacturing. Ideally you will have experience working with invertors, panels, PLCs and fault finding coupled with 17th/18th Edition Wiring. Experience programming would be advantageous.

MON-FRI 6am-3pm with half an hour for lunch

Every second week you would work 5 hours on a Saturday morning (Time and a quarter) which would take the salary to £37.5K

Plenty of scope for overtime

28 Days Holiday, Pension

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to andrew@drnewitt.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.
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