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Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Weekend Nights

  • Location: Kidderminster
  • Salary: £40000 - £40500 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Jordan Hackett
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 February 2024
  • Job Ref: 73851 Electrical _1705666487

Metalis are currently assisting a highly established castings company in their search for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

The position involves working on permanent weekend night shift (34 hours a week) it offers a competitive take-home salary of just over £40,000 per annum.

Weekend nights - Friday night 8pm - 6am / Saturday 6pm - 6am / Sunday 6pm - 6am

Role Overview:

As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of heavy foundry and die casting equipment. Your expertise in electrical systems will be instrumental in ensuring optimal efficiency and minimal downtime.

Key responsibilities include diagnosing and resolving electrical issues, conducting routine inspections, performing preventive maintenance tasks, and collaborating with the maintenance team to optimise machine performance.

* Conduct regular inspections and preventive maintenance tasks on a wide range of electrical equipment.
* Troubleshoot electrical failures and promptly undertake repairs to minimize production downtime.
* Interrogating PLC's and working with sensors, switches and drives etc
* Collaborate with the maintenance team to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives for enhanced equipment reliability and performance.
* Working with site contractors and providing them with direction
* Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company policies during maintenance activities.
* Relevant electrical engineering qualifications (e.g., L3 Apprenticeship, HND, HNC, or equivalent).
* Proven experience as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer in a heavy industry or manufacturing environment.
* Proficiency in working with sensors, switches, drives, and interrogating PLCs.
* Strong ability to troubleshoot and rectify electrical faults.
* Desirable experience with ABB robots (not essential but preferred)
* Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure to resolve maintenance issues.
* Competitive basic salary package.
* Supportive and inclusive work environment.
* High staff retention rate across the company.
* Stable business with long-term prospects.

If you are a skilled Electrical Maintenance Engineer with a passion for heavy engineering, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please submit your CV highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications. We appreciate all applications, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.