Back to Job Search

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Preston

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Engineer, required for expanding manufacturing client based in Preston. This is a permanent career opportunity for a qualified and experienced electrical maintenance engineer. Working a 2 day on/2 night on 4 off rotating shift, offering an annual salary circa £46500 plus exceptional overtime rates and excellent employee benefits

Working as part of a wider engineering team, your overall objective as electrical engineer is to maintain and enhance all machinery performance, optimising output, and safety, whilst reducing engineering downtime. The need to respond, repair, replace and/or maintain are all key engineering requirements, suited to an engineer who can undertake some project-based work, report any machine failures and to manage the effective communication process between all parties during any breakdown/downtime.

This role is best suited to an electrical engineer who has worked on an automated production site, who can demonstrate a proven track record in electrical maintenance, electrical repair and replacement of parts plus incorporating some mechanical engineering skills to ensure that the site and plant equipment is maintained to a continuous high safety standard.

Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will be required to conduct an element of supervision and training, ensuring that new and existing machine operators can perform all required functions and tasks, the ability to identify parts for refurbishment, obtain new parts via the supply chain and uphold all Health and Safety requirements in line with plant equipment and staff operation.

As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will have at least 3 years previous, relevant work experience with proven skills in fault finding on 3 phase control circuits, excellent working knowledge of PLC's (Siemens or Allen Bradley), supported by strong working knowledge within a FMCG environment. Ideally educated to NVQ 3/ONC/HNC Electrical/Mechanical Engineering standard, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook for reporting and internal communication with the wider management and maintenance team.