Electrical Assembly Technician / Electrical Fitter / Engineer with experience of assembling / wiring industrial packaging machinery required ASAP for a permanent day role in Knutsford / Warrington Area. This role attracts a salary of £25,000 – £31,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications). The basic working week is 4 x 10 hour days per week (Wk1: 7am – 5:30pm Mon to Thur then Wk2 7am – 5:30pm Tue to Fri) with possible overtime on the basic week.
The client may also consider candidates who have recently completed a panel wiring / electrical engineering apprenticeship in the Manufacturing Sector or are currently in trainee / junior / semi-skilled role with at least one years’ panel wiring experience.
Salary & Benefits:-
- £25,000 – £31,000 pa DoE.
- 160 hours holiday + B/Hols – increasing 8 hrs a year to max of 200 hours + B/Hols
- Company Pension
- Life assurance
- Company bonus (eligible for all employees)
- 30 minutes lunch and 2 x 15 minute breaks.
- Rest room with TV, drinks & snacks machine, fridges, microwaves and sandwich ordering service.
- 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 and or mechanical 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
- Report any faults or shortages on build to the Team Leader
- 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.
- Maintain all appropriate documentation and ensure that all unused components are returned to stores appropriately
- Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge for the effective performance of the role
- Maintain a clean and tidy work area
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
To be more suitable for this Assembly Fitter / Panel Wirer / Electrician role it would be more advantageous if you have the following 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.
- Commissioned machinery on customer’s site.
- Mechanical assembly experience.
Key Words: Electrical Fitter, Panel Wirer, Control Panels, PLC’s, Maintenance, Machine Assembling, Installation, Fault Finding, Panel Wiring, Electrical Engineer, Assembly Technician, Electrician, Food, Pharmaceutical, Packaging, Manufacture Assembly, Special Purpose Machinery, Field Service, Commissioning, Knutsford, Warrington, Macclesfield, Cheshire
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.