Site Electrical Engineer

Site Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34000 - £46000 per annum + Additional

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


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  • This role can be an autonomous operationally focused role depending on the area of the business but regardless of area the scope of the role is to keep the lines running efficiently from an engineering view point to achieve the required OEE targets
  • Providing expertise, advice and technical support for the area
  • Delivery against all safety SOPS, policies and procedures
  • Delivery against all Quality SOPS, policies and procedures
  • Ensure Quality and Health and Safety KPI targets are consistently achieved as a minimum
  • Ensure Customer service, OEE, PPM and waste targets are exceeded by the line team
  • Work to improve control systems for lines/machines
  • Conduct, lead and develop teams in troubleshooting, maintenance and CI activities
  • Deliver high level commitment to achieve rigorous PDR Objectives.


  • 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
  • Communicate with engineering colleagues and support functions to ensure continuity
  • 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 adherence to housekeeping and hygiene standards within the work area
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance in respect of safety and quality systems
  • Take ownership for own training plan with support from your manager
  • Ensure right first time completion of all line repairs and maintenance activities
  • Participate in audits (carried out by internal auditors and external auditors)
  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.

You must have:-

  • 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
  • Strong IT skills
  • Mechanical and pneumatic awareness
  • Worked under minimum supervision and a self starter with the ability to react quickly
  • A proven background of delivering the high performance levels whilst leading from the front
  • Analytical skills with drive to implement improvements
  • Awareness of quality/Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Experience of a KPI focussed environment

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