Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £39900.00 - £40400 per annum + Overtime, Bonus and Pension
Reference: BBBH5707_1652453485
Contact Name: Alex Quegan
Expiry Date: 2022-06-12

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Salary £39,900 - £40,400


Alternate Days/Nights (4 on 4 off)

gap technical are proud to be representing our client a market leading recycling business in their search for an Electrical Technician to work at their facility based in Gainsborough

Performance Objectives

  • As Electrical Technician on shift you are responsible for providing engineering support to achieve the plant production targets & PPM completion rate to KPI target levels.
  • The key responsibilities of this role are to actively take part in and (and on occasion) lead the Engineering Team in areas such as breakdown response, PPM, Continuous Improvement (CI) Initiatives, Training and Housekeeping.
  • Other key tasks of the role include completing general engineering tasks, breakdown repairs, Contractor Liaison and carrying out cost effective maintenance routines and general repairs to prolong the useful life of the equipment.
  • All these tasks are to be carried out and completed within a specified time frame and to the highest Engineering Standards, thus minimising any operational disruptions whilst maximising uptime of operational equipment.
  • Practice & encourage others to deliver the highest standards of Health & safety at all times and ensure that all plant and ancillary equipment is maintained to these high standards
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping (within specified areas)
  • Ensure all Engineering Breakdowns (irrespective of priority) are identified and subsequently rectified as quickly as possible
  • Ensure that the detailed procedure of Shift Change / Handover of the department is carried out thoroughly and all relevant paperwork is compiled correctly with the on-coming personnel
  • Responsible for timely completion of all plant PPM schedules and to provide support for all site wide PPM programs
  • Ensure all Electrical Engineering Breakdowns are identified and assist in the prioritisation of the plant.
  • During out of hours this will be your own Responsibility with the assistance of the Production Shift Manager and Engineering Team Leader.
  • Assist the Electrical and CBM Lead and Maintenance Manager in minimising machine down time by proposing & introducing improved electrical maintenance programmes & continuous improvement ideas.
  • Ensure all recording systems for work completion are correctly compiled with all relevant information detailed
  • Ensure good communication avenues are prevalent between the Engineering Teams & to the Operational teams (i.e. Production, Quality, Technical)
  • Work as part of a multi-functional Mechanical / Electrical on-site Team
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required

Person Specification

  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in an Electrical Maintenance function within a fast paced environment.
  • Experience of fault finding on Automated controls systems such as PLC's, HMI's, Scada, Invertor drives, Profibus and some instrumentation
  • Ability to interrogate/read software on controls systems such as Siemens, Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi etc.
  • Good academic qualifications (i.e. HNC / ONC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent)
  • Apprentice trained & qualified in an Electrical Maintenance Field
  • Desirable (18th Edition Training)


Please send your CV and call Alex at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

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Closing Date: 12/06/2022

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