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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by Search Consultancy

Wigan, Lancashire United Kingdom
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Wigan - Monday to Friday Shifts - Free Parking - Subsidised Canteen - Competitive Salary and Overtime Rates - 31 Day Holiday

Shift Details
Monday-Friday:10-6, 2-10, 8-4, 6-2 Rotating 4 weekly

Company Profile

Our Client is a multi-national industrial manufacturer that makes a variety of products, ranging from floor covering to specialist chemicals. The business operates in 4 continents, employs over 7000 people and has over 5000 patents. They have also been in operation for over 150 years and have a great reputation within their market.

Vacancy Description

As an integral part of the maintenance team you will be responsible for installation, fault finding and of maintenance on a wide variety of electro-mechanical plants and equipment. There is both reactionary and planned preventative maintenance involved in the role and as with all engineering roles health and safety is paramount.


* Installation and maintenance of electrical & electro-mechanical plant or machinery in line with company requirements,
* Operate a preventative electrical maintenance system to ensure that the plant & machinery is in good working order,
* Fault find and repair any electrical or electro-mechanical related problems on the plant or equipment,
* Fault Finding on Allen Bradley & Siemens (S5 & S7) PLC equipment,
* Ensure that all plant and machinery is kept in a good working and clean condition,
* Complete all relevant paperwork associated with the task being performed in a timely and accurate manner,
* Report any problems regarding equipment and machinery immediately to the Engineering Team Leader,
* Ensure that you are aware of the Company Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures and that you adhere to them always,
* Promote Lean thinking and actively look for ways to improve efficiency,
* Co-operate with supervision and fellow employees,
* Complete Maintenance Work orders,
* Able to work autonomously & efficiently,
* Undertake Preventative maintenance tasks.

Applicable Experience
* 16th or 17th Edition Wiring regulations
* Knowledge and experience of fault finding and repairs to industrial LV systems,
* Knowledge of PLC logic and fault finding,
* Conversant with VSD, both AC/DC & Servo systems,
* Able to read electrical schematic drawings,
* Analytical and problem-solving skills,
* Relevant qualifications in electrical discipline.

Key Words: Greater Manchester, Electrician, Maintenance Engineer, 17th Edition, Manufacturing, Manufacturing

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Reference: 621446085