JOB TITLE: Electrical Maintenance Engineer


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Stockport
Job Reference : 13270CJ Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/01/2018
 
Salary & Benefits : Up to £35250 per annum + Pen,Hol,Mon-Fri
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client are one the UK's leading manufacturers within fast paced high end packaging. Our client operates at the highest end within their sector, their products are purchased in small volumes but with the highest quality levels, the products they produce are among the most aesthetically pleasing within the sector. The client cater for the following industries, Food, Confectionary, Security, Cosmetics, Clothing, Homecare and Printed Media.


Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Stockport

£35.25k + Overtime, Excellent Pension, 33days Holiday, Optional Call out, Death in Service, Subsidized Canteen, 37.5 hours per week.
Based: Stockport (Poynton)
Shift Pattern
Flexible 3 shift pattern Monday to Friday, mornings, afternoons and nights 6/2pm, 2/10pm and 10/6am
You also get an early finish at 2.30am on Saturday morning on your last night shift. These hours are flexible, for an hour each was, if that was your preference and would be discussed at interview.

The Opportunity

Our client are one the UK's leading manufacturers within fast paced high end packaging. Our client operates at the highest end within their sector, their products are purchased in small volumes but with the highest quality levels, the products they produce are among the most aesthetically pleasing within the sector. The client cater for the following industries, Food, Confectionary, Security, Cosmetics, Clothing, Homecare and Printed Media.
This is a fast paced production environment with a proactive management team who are looking at moving towards a CI six sigma model within the business over the coming years. Are you looking to be part of a journey and work on some of the most sophisticated machinery on offer in the marketplace, then this role is right up your street. The client base for this business is worldwide with 13 sites incorporating production and distribution across 3 different continent and in the Uk they have over 550 employees and growing. We are currently looking for an electrically biased maintenance engineer due to retirement to help support their team.

The Role

The role is very hands on, were looking for an electrically biased engineer, who will assist the team of 6 engineers and engineering manager on site. You'll cover maintenance on the production machinery on site that has some lines which operate 24/7. A lot of the production machinery is quite autonomous, and runs on a range of different PLC programmes from Omron, to Allen Bradley, Siemens S7 and Mitsubishi depending on when it was installed. You'll oversee basic fault finding through these PLC's and then be fixing electrical issues, such as inverters, drives, sensors, motors, panels, e-stops and fuses. You'll not just however be completing maintenance based work, there is also a good chunk of project based work always going on which your input will be required on.
You'll also from time to time get to muck in on the mechanical side, do you'll get some exposure to pneumatics, hydraulics, rollers, bearings, shafts, motors, changeovers. You'll get great training and learn from some of the more senior engineers in the team who have worked on this equipment a number of years, however were really looking for your electrical understanding on this role. If you were time served and have worked in manufacturing we want to hear from you.
You'll be able to suggest improvements projects and also help develop their proactive PPM schedule, as well as complete reactive maintenance.
Naturally like in the majority of high speed manufacturing facilities they are very hot on health and safety and proactive thinking, which they encourage everyone to do and abide by. They are already decent on TPM and 5S as a business but looking to improve more on the Six Sigma side of things. The role reports into a Six Sigma Black Belt and there may be an opportunity to progress your own qualifications in this area in the future, they will invest in you as a company.
The Candidate

First of all you will preferably be a maintenance engineer/technician from a fast moving manufacturing environment with strong electrical skills. The industry is not that important, as long as it's fast moving and requires you to be hands on maintenance based environment as part of a team or even you covering maintenance and projects individually. The kind of backgrounds that would be ideal would include, FMCG, packaging, print, food or equivalent. You will also harbour a desire to work for a stable company with a family feel and receive quality training and add value.

You'll come with electrical skills and ideally the certificates or be time served to prove this. You'll be competent with the basic mechanical skills and will want to try and expand on your knowledge in this area, but the role is more electrically focussed for sure, probably 80:20 in bias. You'll be clued up on analysing technical issues with production lines and equipment and come up with new ideas, and seek to change processes and procedures within this environment.

An employee who works for this business already mentioned the following "The company is in a really good place, we have a lot of heavy investment coming and real long term opportunities for this individual if they perform well to move up the business into more specialist roles or even managerial positions long term".

Qualifications

Experience working in past paced manufacturing/production environment
Electrical Engineer or Equivalent Qualifications or time served
Basic Mechanical Competency (no certification required)

The Package

£35.25k
Overtime at time ½ and double time
Shift: 3 shift system
Excellent Pension matched up to 6%
25days Holiday + 8 days bank holiday
Optional Call out £50 per weekend on call, and then 4 hours minimum pay for callouts
Death in Service 4x salary
Annual Xmas Party
Subsidized Canteen


Job Keywords

electrical, manufacturing, electrician, industrial, production, plc, hmi, electrical engineering, engineer, maintenance technician, electrical technician, service, fault finding, shift,



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