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Shift Maintenance ElectricianMaintenance
  • Reference ID SME1
  • Type Permanent
  • Category Maintenance
  • Salary £40,500 + Guaranteed Bonus & Benefits

Job description

Our client, a large manufacturing business based in Gateshead, are looking to appoint two Shift Maintenance Electricians on a permanent basis.

Main Duties:

  • Complete planned and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment to maximise equipment reliability and performance 
  • Carry out fault finding, problem solving and establish root cause fixes to address equipment issues
  • Fault finding on a range of electrical circuits <415v
  • Ability to read/create/modify Electrical Drawings
  • PLC appreciation – basic fault finding /mods/Processor replacement
  • Experience with Instrumentation – ABB commanders, Magflows, load cells
  • Inverter control – changing out, set up
  • Maintain ongoing communications with the operations team ensuring they are fully aware of all relevant engineering activities and schedules
  • Record any stock removed from the Engineering stores to ensure accurate stock control
  • Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and is audit ready
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvements to promote Health & Safety and/or operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Respond quickly and effectively with machinery breakdowns
  • Follow weekly planned maintenance schedule
  • Assist with the safe installation/implementation of machine improvements and projects.
  • Appreciation of Risk Assessments, Hazards and Control measures.
  • Compliantly carrying out electro/mechanical tasks as per health and safety.
  • Safe working knowledge.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Qualified to BTEC, City & Guilds or NVQ Equivalent
  • 17th Edition BS7671
  • Time served apprenticeship
  • Programming knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs (SLC 500, Compact Logix, Control Logix)
  • Allen Bradley Panel view Plus HMIs
  • Ethernet/RIO/Device net/Modbus communication networks
  • Installation of electrical equipment including tray work, conduit and panel works
  • Knowledge of hydraulics
  • Knowledge of pneumatics
  • Knowledge of conveyor drive systems
  • SAP/CMMS knowledge

The role will be working 39 hours per week on a bespoke continental shift pattern, which will include 12 hour dayshifts & nightshifts over weekends, but allows for extended periods of time off throughout the month. The company is offering a generous salary £40,448.76 + Guaranteed annual service bonus of 2% of annual salary, Annual Incentive Programme: Target 5% (not guaranteed), Cycle to Work, Childcare Vouchers, Discount Vouchers & Pension Scheme: Company matches contribution from 3% to a maximum of 6% - operated as Salary Sacrifice.

This role is being advertsied by SG Personnel, who are acting as an employment business.

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