Electrical Maintenance Engineer / Technician (Perm, M-F Days)

Maintenance Engineer / Technicain (Electrical Bias) required ASAP for a permanent role for a global company based in the Oldham / Ashton-under-Lyne, East Manchester area. Salary is negotiable, plus excellent benefits (dependent on experience and qualifications) working 38 hours / week (Mon – Fri 8.00am – 4:30pm). This is a fantastic opportunity, with security and long term career prospects.


  • Negotiable Salary (dependent on experience and qualifications).
  • 25 days holiday + bank hols
  • Company pension scheme
  • Possible overtime
  • Profit related bonus

Job Objective: The main objective is to support the Plant Manager by playing a key role in planning and undertaking planned and reactive maintenance of all production equipment and facilities in all areas throughout the building. The position offers a great deal of variety and jobs differ on a day to day basis covering reactive and proactive maintenance.

The successful Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Elec Bias) day to day duties will include:

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled / preventative maintenance in all areas of the facility
  • Responding to breakdowns and prioritising workload
  • Diagnosing faults and taking corrective action
  • Repairing equipment and reducing downtime
  • Managing and controlling spare parts stocks
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Commissioning and ongoing support of any new equipment
  • Reduce the cost in parts and repairs through improved and proactive planned preventative machinery maintenance
  • Providing support out of hours when required
  • Support Plant improvement projects
  • Notify Supervisor or Manager of any safety hazards

To be suitable for this Maintenance Engineer role it is essential that you have the following experience and skills:

  • Recent experience as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer in a manufacturing environment.
  • Formal BS7671 qualification (17th / 18th Edition).
  • Excellent fault finding and testing skills.
  • Experience of planning and scheduling preventative maintenance of production machinery and building services.
  • Excellent communicational skills (Oral, Reading & Writing).
  • Able to work under pressure, excellent problem solving skills and a logical thought process.
  • High standard of PC Literacy

To be more suitable for this Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias) role you will have the following experience / qualifications:

  • Preferably HNC or higher Electrical Engineering qualification.
  • Mechanical engineering qualifications
  • Completed relevant engineering apprenticeship
  • Knowledge of maintaining AC & DC drives and PLC systems.
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems and Industrial machinery repair,(Pneumatics, Mechanical, Electrical)
  • Previously held a position such as Maintenance Supervisor or Engineering Team Leader.
  • Experience of creating maintenance procedures and implement.

Key Words: Electrical Engineer, Electrical Maintenance, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Planned Preventative Maintenance, PLC’s, 18th Edition, BS 7671, 17th Edition, Fault Finding, PPM, Building Services Maintenance, Facilities, Supervisor, Team Leader, Manufacturing, Production, Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester

The successful Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias) will need to be flexible as there will be a requirement to cover for weekends / on call, work additional hours as and when the business requires and other duties not mentioned in this job description. You will also have the relevant qualifications and experience, be self-motivated / pro-active, able to work under pressure, well organised, analytical, logical, able to communicate at all levels, work alone and also as part of a team.

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