Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 9th September 2020
  • Salary: £38550 - £39550 per annum
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH6328
  • Industry:
  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Skills:

Are you an Electrical Maintenance Engineer on the lookout for an interesting position near you? Then look no further, as I have the perfect opportunity for you! One of our prestigious Food Manufacturing partners in the West Yorkshire region are on the lookout for a diverse individual who is qualified in Electrical Engineering with the additional experience in one of the following sectors; Food, Drink, FMCG Industry.

This well-established organisation is renowned for constantly working in partnership with local communities and suppliers in the UK. This Food Manufacturer are always looking to better themselves and grow with the times, they have recently invested in many new ways of working to improve the site and drive the department forward, another advantage of working with this organisation is that they offer an impressive benefits package.

Roles and Responsibility

  • Being an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for dealing with both reactive and preventative maintenance across the whole site.
  • Being able to fault find and basic programme using PLCs such as Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi and/or Siemens S7
  • You will be involved with a variety of projects such as, PPM, Continuous Improvement and New Machinery Installations along with other colleagues within the company.
  • Within this role you will be working on various machinery such as conveyors, check weighers, packaging machinery and metal detectors. So, having experience/knowledge of how to deal with the maintenance of these machines would be essential.
  • Another key attribute as an Electrical Engineer for this company is to be able to plan and apply forward thinking, to ensure limited downtime.
  • Having an electrical skill set, will mean that your role is varied due to the nature of the company and the challenges which you will be faced with 24/7.

To Be Successful

  • You will need to hold one of the following qualifications to be considered: City and Guilds Level 3, NVQ Level 3 or BTEC (Apprenticeship) in Electrical Engineering.
  • You will need to be competent in dealing with breakdowns on Food Production Machinery
  • Industry experience within one of the following areas is essential: Food, Drink, Packaging, Print or FMCG environment.
  • The following job titles that would be considered for this role would be; Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Multi Skilled Technician, Maintenance Technician/Electrician, Multi Skilled Electrician, Shift Electrician or Shift Maintenance Technician.

In return, for being electrically biased you will be offered a truly varied role within a dynamic and a fast-paced business where opportunities to develop your skill sets and career progression path often arise.



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