Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

About the Company

· They are Surface Coating and Metal Finishing Specialists and supply many market sectors from Automotive and Construction, to Wind Energy and Petrochemical Industries.

· They service over 1,500 customers from across the group which in turn have the capacity to process in excess of 2,500 tonnes per week.

Duties of Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)

· Undertake periodic maintenance on all electrical equipment, components, and installations

· Provide prompt response to inquiries whenever there is a breakdown, and resolve the issue as quickly as possible

· Ensure that equipment is in good working order to prevent disruption of production activities

· Installation of New electrical components and fittings to plant and building

· Work and log jobs conducted via the company-based CMMS system

· Recommend replacement for old or faulty electrical components or fittings to the management

· Keep records of all stock and supplies, including company’s electrical equipment

· Working in collaboration with the production team to formulate the best cost-effective manufacturing process

· Help / assist / suggest to the company means to reduce energy costs

· Ensure that all electrical gadgets and instruments are switched off after close of work daily

· Fix and maintain building electrical fixtures and fittings

· Troubleshoot machine breakdowns and provide preventive maintenance services

· Learn new skills and attend training programs in other to increase knowledge of trends and best practices in the industry

· Provide safe working environment for members of staff, and ensure electricity induced accidents and mishaps are prevented

· Always comply with the current standard of BS7671

· Take steps to prevent fire outbreaks by making appropriate recommendations to management

· Stipulate electrical fittings and components required to conduct work.

· Provide call out assistance for twilight and night shift were required with the possibility of return to site to rectify

· Design and undertake electrical works for new projects

· Support the company in increasing profitability by managing resources efficiently and making necessary recommendations.

· Work towards achieving set quality objectives with the goal of continuously improving customer satisfaction

· Participating in continuous improvement activities

· Identifying and promoting technological awareness and innovation

· Assist NPI department with design and installation of bespoke automation machines either in the way of relay logic or PLC (application dependent)

· Predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance within the facility.


Requirements of Maintenance Engineer (Electrical) (Educations/Qualifications – Minimum)

· Electrical apprentice trained with minimum level 3 qualification

· 17th / 18th edition qualified.

· Fork-Lift license (Advantageous)

· Higher national educational award (i.e., HNC, HND, Diploma) (Advantageous)

· Cranes, Lifting, Slings (Advantageous)

· MEWP qualification (3A + 3B) (Advantageous)

· Cranes, Lifting, Slings (advantageous)

(Experience required)

· Experience of working in a heavy manufacturing environment.

· 5 Years Electrical Engineering experience

· Experience working with/knowledge of safety circuits, Invertors, how relays operate, speed control systems and three phase power systems.


· Fault-finding abilities

· Pneumatics / Hydraulics Knowledge

· Competent reading control circuit/schematic diagrams

· Competent working with Motors of all types

· Electrical bias but able to take on Mechanical tasks as required.

· PLC knowledge (advantageous)

Benefits of Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)

· Monday to Thursday 7.45am to 4.45pm the Friday 8am to 2pm

· Pension Scheme

· 25 days holiday plus stats

· Healthcare plan