Electrical Assembly Fitter

Electrical Assembly Technician / Electrical Fitter / Engineer with experience of assembling / wiring packaging machinery required ASAP for a permanent day role in Knutsford / Warrington Area.

This role attracts a salary of £25,000 – £27,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications).

The basic working week is 40 hours (Mon – Fri) and the working pattern is 8.00am – 4.30pm with possible overtime on the basic week.


  • 20 days holiday + B/Hols – increasing 1 day a year to max of 25 days + B/Hols
  • Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary
  • Company Pension
  • O/T at 1.5x Midweek & Weekend

Job Objective:

To effectively perform electrical and pneumatic installation duties on all equipment to the required timescale and quality and in accordance with the job specification/drawings and works order. To provide an effective and efficient electrical installation maintenance and fault finding service on customer’s sites.

The successful Electrical Assembly Technician / Electrical Fitter / Engineer day to day duties will include:

  • Build control panels as per drawing/specification, wire safety switches, sensors and any remote control panels as specified on the drawing, utilising conduit and trunking as necessary
  • Inspect hire machines and take appropriate action to bring the machines’ condition/functionality to the current or required standard
  • Complete final tests on all electrical work taking action to rectify any faults identified
  • Ensure all electrical fittings / wiring meets the required safety standards, wiring is numbered correctly, all electrical connections are tight and there are no loose or extraneous wires.
  • Conduct an inspection of electrical aspects and ensure compliance in accordance with the inspection sheets
  • Load and download appropriate PLC programmes as necessary to ensure correct running of the machine
  • Deal professionally, competently and courteously with customers, suppliers and colleagues in verbal and written communications.

To be suitable for this Electrical Fitter / Panel Wirer role you must have the following experience / characteristics:

  • Must have previous experience of building control panels and wire panels.
  • Ideally be time served / completed apprenticeship as an Electrical Fitter / Panel Wirer, Electrical Engineer.
  • Previous experience of downloading and installing of PLC programs onto machinery.
  • Relevant electrical qualifications.
  • Good communicational (oral, reading and writing) skills.
  • PC Literate – MS Word / MS Excel
  • Full UK Drivers Licence

Advantageous skills / experience:

  • HNC or higher qualification in a relevant electrical / electronic engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of electrical controls systems / PLC’s, servo motors, pneumatic and hydraulic components
  • Relevant PLC training / qualifications
  • Previous experience of wiring / assembling packaging or processing machinery used for the Food or Pharmaceutical sectors..

The Successful Electrical Assembly Technician / Electrical Fitter / Engineer / Machine Wirer will be a team player who is highly motivated and keen to succeed. Always aiming to produce a quality product, adhere to health & safety policies at all times and have previous experience of working in a busy manufacturing environment.

You will also have a standard-level education, have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work. If you are interested in Electrical Assembly Technician / Electrical Fitter / Electrician role and have the required experience please click on the apply now button