JOB TITLE: Electrical engineer (manufacturing)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Skelmersdale
Job Reference : 10579 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 03/04/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £41000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, mob, lap
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Electrical Service Engineer (Manufacturing) Skelmersdale £35-£41K basic Monday to Friday 8am-16.00pm, Bonus, life insurance, 33 days Holidays (including bank and public) excellent pension, Private Medical. The Role Working for the engineering department in a large manufacturing plant you will take a lead role in ensuring all electrical PPM, reactive maintenance, and electrical project work involving the programming of PLC's in this manufacturing plant is completed.


Job Description

Electrical Service Engineer (Manufacturing)

Skelmersdale

£35-£41K basic Monday to Friday 8am-16.00pm,
Bonus, life insurance, 33 days Holidays (including bank and public) excellent pension, Private Medical.

The Role

Working for the engineering department in a large manufacturing plant you will take a lead role in ensuring all electrical PPM, reactive maintenance, and electrical project work involving the programming of PLC's in this manufacturing plant is completed to the highest possible standards. This role is a straight Monday to Friday position working 8am-16.00pm but you will be expected to work longer hours when needed.
This role will involve a number of projects relating to programming PLC's, making modifications, and Fault finding. You will be responsible for installations, upgrades, maintenance, repair, fault finding on automation machinery and control systems. Your duties will include, all electrical maintenance, including PLC controlled systems, fault finding, single and three phase supplies, as well as machinery diagnosis and repairs. Working to planned maintenance schedules, you will monitor machine performances (OEE) and report maintenance downtime issues as well as analyze equipment to improve performance. You will also be required to identify critical spares for designated machines and refurbish spares as required. You will also be required to work in a safe manner following all company policies and procedures and ensure all safety systems are in working order. The role will require some report writing using word and excel and carry out other reasonable requests as directed form line management Manager. On occasions you will be expected to monitor external contractors arriving on site and also complete some work at heights, such as changing light fittings.

The Candidate.

We are looking for a number of very strong electrical maintenance engineers who are experienced in the programming of Siemens S5, S7 and Allan Bradley PLC's. We are looking for candidates who are experienced in the fault finding and repair of variable speed drives, and invertor drives. We are looking for candidates who are experienced at working with control systems and automated machinery.
Candidates applying for this role will have worked in an electrically biased maintenance and service engineer position previously and ideally have exposure to working within a manufacturing/FMCG environment. Candidates will be expected to have completed an electrical apprenticeship/HNC/ City and Guilds part 3 and have a 17th edition qualification in addition. We are looking for candidates with at least 5 years worth of work experience within an electrical role in a manufacturing environment who are able to fault find, complete electrical maintenance, including PLC controlled systems, and have experience working with single and three phase machinery. You may have completed maintenance at an Automotive, Plastic, Paper, Fabrication, Steel, textile, manufacturing site previously.
We are looking for engineers who are I.T. literate and have done some minor report writing previously. We would like to meet candidates who are multi skilled and have some mechanical knowledge as well although this would be seen as an added extra rather than a necessity. Candidates who have worked previously with Siemens S7 PLC's would be warmly received although any engineers with any PLC experience are encouraged to apply.
We are looking for proactive candidates who are professional and have a can do attitude. We would like to meet engineers who take ownership of the lines they are working on, problem solve, and work on ways to increase the continuous improvement of the site.

The Company

Our client is a global leader in their field employing over 8000 people worldwide they are committed to the highest standards of ethical practice.

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

PLC, engineering, automotive, drives, machinery, factory, plant, engineer, supervisor, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, maintenance, service, Field, FMCG, Electrical, mechanical, manager, manufacturing, production,



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