Maintenance Electrician

Recruiter
Pertemps Birmingham Industrial
Location
Birmingham
Salary
14.00 - 16.00 GBP Hourly + GBP14 - GBP16/hour Pension, Parking
Posted
01 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Oct 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Apprentice
Contract Type
Permanent
We are recruiting for an experienced and confident Electrical Maintenance Engineer for a major metallurgical company based in the North Birmingham region. This Maintenance Electrician role offers a great opportunity for somebody to settle into stable job within a friendly and professional working environment.

Purpose of role

" To be successful in this Maintenance Electrician role, you must be able to provide a cost effective breakdown, repair and preventative maintenance service to the business.
" To reduce downtime, improve plant performance and reliability by identifying and implementing engineering solutions.

Knowledge & Expereince

" Apprentice trained BTEC qualified in an electrical engineering discipline and/or relevant time serviced experience, training or certification
" At least 3 years experience within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment
" Can demonstrate a good hands-on knowledge of electrical and PLC control systems
" Experience with working with 3-phase motor and variable speed drive systems.
" Portable Appliance Testing 2377-22 advantageous.
" Mechanical experience would be advantageous.
" Experience in the use of overhead cranes and slinging techniques, but not essential.
" Experience in the use of Fork Lift Trucks, but not essential.
" Good fault finding and problem solving skills, coupled together with the ability to work under pressure.
" Ability to understand and produce engineering drawings.
" General knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to carry out on the job risk assessments.
" Good organisational and decision-making skills.
" Ability to make quick and accurate decisions.
" Able to work alone or as part of a team.
" Self-motivated, Pro-active and reliable.
" Strong attention to detail.
" Forward thinking.
" Progressive attitude towards training.
" IT Literate (Able to input work and times into a front line maintenance system).
" Good verbal, listening & written communication skills.

Further Duties Include

" To participate as an active member of the team.
" Be part of the call out rota to cover breakdowns out of hours and provide holidays and sickness covered.
" To work in a safe and orderly manner.
" Troubleshooting of known and unknown issues related to plant breakdown
" To minimise equipment downtime.
" To diagnose and remedy equipment/plant faults.
" Ensure all breakdowns are carried out constructively and accurately.
" Ensure that all parts required are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary.
" Carry out planned preventative maintenance tasks.
" Practise continuous improvement, innovation and pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions to problems encountered wherever possible
" Work closely with production to achieve production needs.
" To comply with company procedures.
" To work under own initiative with minimal supervision.
" To ensure H&S & Environmental procedures & authorisations are adhered to.
" To carry out all necessary IT based & manual recording tasks relevant to the operation of the department.
" To undertake any other tasks required by your supervisor or manager.

Paying up to GBP16 per hour dependent on experience and initially consisting of day shifts (06:00/14:00), but moving onto a shift pattern once you pass a probationary period.
If you are interested in being considered for the Maintenance Electrician opportunity, please do not hesitate to click apply below, or call (phone number removed) and ask for Daniel McCrave-Easthope