Panel Wirer / Builder / Electrical Fitter (Perm, M-F Days)

Panel Wirer with recent experience of building and wiring control panels for production machinery required ASAP for a permanent day role in Knutsford / Warrington Area. This role attracts a salary of £20,000 – £24,000 (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.

Salary & Benefits:-

  • £20,000 – £24,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications).
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays – increasing 1 day per year to max of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary
  • Company pension
  • 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 & weekends

Job Objective: To build up control panels and back plates on all equipment produced to the required timescale and quality and in accordance with the job specification/drawings and works order.

The successful Panel Wirer / Panel Builder’s day to day duties will include:

  • Build control panels as per drawing/specification, prepare and drill back plates, 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
  • 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.
  • Complete soldered connections where required
  • Conduct an inspection of electrical aspects and ensure compliance in accordance with the inspection sheets
  • 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 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, panel Builder, Electrical Assembly Technician etc.
  • Competent in crimping practise
  • Able to trunk and loom to accurate and neat standard
  • Able to read and interpret schematic drawings
  • 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 Panel Wirer / Panel Builder role it would be more advantageous if you have the following skills / experience:

  • Previous experience of downloading and installing of PLC programs onto machinery.
  • Previous experience of wiring / assembling packaging or processing machinery used for the Food or Pharmaceutical sectors.

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The Successful Panel Wirer / Electrical Fitter 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.

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