Electrical Engineer x4

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GPW are recruiting for Time-served Electrical Engineers x4 required for permanent positions in the Wigan area, working for a global manufacturing company, that would see the successful candidates working 2x 12 hours days, 2x 12 hour nights then 4 off. After 7 cycles of this shift pattern, you will be off for 18 days (5 times a year, fixed breaks). You will need to pay back 16.5 days across the year

The salary for this role is £38,000- £48,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications) plus benefits.

Role Responsibilities:
  • You will be working autonomously on shifts but will be reporting to a Electrical Team Leader
  • Maintain and install all electrical plant & machinery in line with company requirements
  • React quickly, diagnose & repair any mechanical related problems on the plant or equipment.
  • Carry out our planned preventative maintenance schedule on the full range of equipment within the site.
  • Ensure that all plant and machinery is kept in a good, safe working & clean condition.
  • Interrogate PLC equipment such as Allen Bradley & Siemens.
  • 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 always adhere to them.
  • Promote Lean thinking and actively look for ways to improve efficiency.
  • Cross departmental communication with related associates.
  • Complete Maintenance work orders, use of a CMMS system, Agility or similar
  • Able to work efficiently, without supervision
Experience Required:
  • Knowledge and experience of fault finding and repairs to industrial controls & systems
  • Knowledge of PLC programmes and fault finding
  • Knowledgeable with VSD (variable speed drives)
  • Able to read schematic drawings
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Some multi skilling would be advantageous
  • Use of Microsoft office tools
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Time served indentured apprenticeship or equivalent
  • 16th/17th/18th IET wiring regulations
  • Relevant qualifications in electrical discipline
  • Proven manufacturing maintenance environment

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