Location: Selby, North Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday + b/h, pension, 4 x d&s
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: nicole cooling

Electrical Maintenance Engineer / Electrician

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Engineer / Electrician

I am recruiting for a leading manufacturer within the North Yorkshire area, my client is looking for a candidate from a strong manufacturing and production background.

Key Objectives:

  • Read and interpret circuit/ladder diagrams
  • Fault find and repair a range of manufacturing equipment using various sources of information to locate the cause of breakdowns in an objective manner
  • Complete the installation of new plant and machinery
  • Observe and enforce all health and safety practices within the plant
  • Accurately report and record machine data
  • Accurately complete and update all maintenance records
  • Ensure planned maintenance is completed in timely fashion
  • Work with and install single phase/3 phase electrical circuits
  • Complete electrical work on pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Communicate and liaise with colleagues on engineering and electrical issues, problems and projects
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and work without continuous supervision
  • Challenge constructively existing ideas and practices
  • Continuously look for improvements to the service and good practice within their role.
  • Work with production shift manager's and machine operators to identify faults, failures and prioritise

Qualifications and Skills

  • Manufacturing background and experience
  • City & Guilds, BTEC or NVQ qualifications or completed a time served electrical apprenticeship.
  • Pneumatics experience
  • Hydraulics experience
  • Pc literate (MS office)
  • PLC's (Siemens) (S5/S7) As-I, Lenze servos, inverters, soft starts
  • IEE 17th Edition regulations
  • Ability to use MEWP would be an advantage but not essential

Key Competencies & Personal Qualities

  • Personal Confidence and Assertiveness: Displays a self-belief that instils confidence in others.
  • Communication: Sees communication as a two way process. Makes time to listen and value the opinion of others.
  • Problem solving & Decision Making: Often seeks views of others before making a decision. Demonstrates a clear logical approach, considering all aspects before reaching a decision. Ability, determination and persistence to seek out and act on the root cause of an issue.
  • Consistent, Reliable & Professional: Highly committed to their work and goes the extra mile when required to achieve results.
  • Relationship Builder: Sufficiently self-aware to understand their personal impact on others. Creates an atmosphere of trust and sincerity, treating people honestly with respect.
  • Personal Organisation: Has a structured, focused and organised approach to planning and prioritising their work. Uses procedures and appropriate tools to keep on track.
  • Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates an in depth understanding of their function and the knowledge required to carry it out. Speaks with confidence and conviction, demonstrating credibility in their job role. Keen to remain up to date and knowledgeable in their area of expertise.

Working conditions

Three shift working in a factory environment. Must be prepared to work shifts - regular overtime - and attend call outs which are paid at a premium.

Please do contact Nicole Cooling for more information.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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