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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

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    £32000 - £33500 per annum

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    Samantha McStravick

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    7 days ago

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Wakefield - £32,000-£33,500 + Paid Overtime - Food / Packaging Background Needed!

Electrical Maintenance Engineer needed to join a well established packaging manufacturer in Wakefield. The successful Electrical Maintenance Engineer will ideally be apprentice trained and will carry out electrical repair and maintenance on cold end equipment and contribute to efficient job changes.

The Package:
Salary- £32,000-£33,500
Paid Overtime
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Pension up to 8% company contribution
Working Hours - 07:00-15:00 (Monday-Thursday) 07:00-14:30 (Friday)

The Role:
  • Prepare cold end electrical equipment ready for the next job change to ensure equipment meets specifications for the new job.
  • Take part in job changes, setting up and adjusting equipment as necessary to maintain efficient operations during and after the job change.
  • Identify and rectify electrical faults to maintain efficiency and reduce downtime.
  • Modify and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain efficient operations and minimise downtime.
  • Communicate effectively with employees to maintain an effective well-informed team.
  • Carry out housekeeping as required in accordance with Company Hygiene Rules.
  • Comply with company health and safety procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Fault diagnosis on equipment

  • Apprentice trained Electrical Engineer.
  • Knowledge of PLC's (Programmable Logic Controllers) and / or IPS (Image Processing System)
  • Experience working in the food or packaging sector would be advantageous

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