Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + +plus overtime

  • Contact:

    Connor Jones

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client, a leading global FMCG manufacturer is looking to expand their maintenance team with additional electrically bias maintenance engineers.

Reporting into the Lead Electrical Engineer, this role involves a combination of planned/reactive maintenance and technical challenge. Capable of leading from the front, within a team, ensuring the efficient running of a continuous packing/production line.

Role Responsibilities

  • Support and ensure lines are operating at maximum efficiency to ensure all production plans are achieved on time and to quality standards
  • Ensure waste levels are minimised to achieve area targets
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the performance of the equipment
  • Define, plan and lead the necessary maintenance tasks delivering on time handovers
  • Contribute to the control of departmental R&M budget and ensure this is on target
  • Lead and co-ordinate breakdown engineering activities for the lines
  • Complete root cause analysis, in line with down time procedure to Identify and implement preventative solutions
  • Support successful implementation of planned maintenance and new projects
  • Ensure maintenance/repair information is logged into the CMMS
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance in respect of safety and quality systems
  • Ensure right first time completion of all line repairs and maintenance activities
  • Undertaking all duties maintaining an engineering overview of the line
  • Drive to ensure maximum line efficiency and enable focus on improvement
  • Knowing when to sacrifice line efficiency to ensure customer service is met

Required experience:

  • Production line experience on high speed packaging equipment in FMCG, food, or pharmaceutical
  • Trained to an Electrical minimum craft level, ONC, HND Level preferred
  • Fault finding and developing PLC programs (Siemens S5 and S7)
  • Good knowledge of fault finding and setting up of AC and DC inverter drives
  • Knowledge of electrical systems in explosive gas hazardous areas, preferably COMPEX qualified
  • 17th edition would be advantageous but not essential
  • Mechanical and pneumatic awareness
  • Awareness of quality/Good Manufacturing Practice

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, then please apply now with your most recent and up-to-date CV. Alternatively you can email for more information!

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