Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Salary: £35,800k - £35,800k
  • Location: Dartford, United Kingdom
  • Job Status: Permanent
  • Industry: Manufacturing & Production
  • Job ID: J878554

ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (DARTFORD): £35,800 PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS. FANTASTIC CHALLENGE AND PROSPECTS IN A PRESTIGE NEW OPERATION FOR A HOUSEHOLD NAME IN DELIVERY SERVICES. 3 SHIFT ROTATION (AM,PM,NIGHT) MONDAY TO FRIDAY.

Our client is a household name in deliveries in the UK and employs nearly 10,000 staff in the UK. There is no better time to join our client as these roles are to keep the brand new equipment running at a prestige new operation. So the roles offer a fantastic, interesting challenge and significant prospects.

Having filled two new roles we are seeking one additional Electrical Technician. In this roles you will take accountability for ensuring that all sortation equipment on site is repaired and serviced to recognised standards whilst keeping the downtime of machinery to an absolute minimum, in order to avoid impacting service levels within the operation.

The new site is equipped with high spec, brand new machinery allowing them to provide an excellent level of service delivery to their customers by processing an unprecedented number of parcels. 

This is a critical role to provide support and guidance to the operation team and effective functionality of the plant. If you are an engineer with electrical skills then look no further. These roles are on a 3 shift system which is Monday to Friday mornings, afternoons then nights.

The Role

You will be taking part in a busy operation with tight deadlines and targets.

This is a challenging and varied role which requires an individual with excellent organisation and communication skills.   

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Electrical fault finding
  • Building effective relationships with the Operation Managers
  • Responding to equipment breakdowns
  • Promote out health and safety policies throughout the team
  • Provide effective solutions to machinery failures
  • Assisting in projects when required
  • Liaising with external contractors and other engineers
  • Deliver high standard of housekeeping in your work area  

Skills & Experience Required:

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organised, hold a City and Guilds Electrical apprenticeship or equivalent and have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of 16th or 17th Edition (IEE) electrical regulations
  • Proven electrical/mechanical maintenance background
  • Ability to read electrical schematic drawings
  • Understanding of PLC controlled equipment
  • Experience working with Invertors
  • Flexible approach to shift patterns
  • Understanding of health and safety legislation
  • Knowledge of parcel sorting machines and conveyor systems beneficial - not essential
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills

Is This You?

This is a great opportunity for electrical engineering maintenance professionals on the lookout for an exciting new challenge. If you fit the bill as described above don't delay - these roles are urgent so we will contact you discuss further within 24 hours.

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