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We are currently recruiting for our well-established manufacturer based in Plymouth for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

You will be required to:

  • Promote and carry out Preventative Maintenance.
  • Ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose.
  • Installation of new machines and equipment.
  • Overhaul, upkeep and repair of all plant machines.
  • Working knowledge of PLC control (preferably Rockwell Automation) sensors and automation equipment.
  • Electrical Installation.
  • Review and advise on Engineering requirements and drawings.
  • Work with and install single phase / three phase electrical circuits.
  • Actively promote safe working practices.
  • Work with and co-ordinate Contractors.
  • Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work requests and pre-determined specifications.
  • Fault Finding, testing, and the removal or adjustment of existing fittings, fixtures and parts.
  • Where a detailed specification is not provided, determine the cause of the fault and then undertake the most cost-effective solution to remedy the defect.
  • Contribution to the company objectives and values.
  • To adhere to Company Rules / Health and Safety / Environmental Standards and Practices.
  • To attend training and continuous development opportunities as required.
  • Continuously look for improvements to the service and for effective good practice within the role.
  • You will be highly motivated and self-driven. 
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience within an Electrical Maintenance role 
    • Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering
    • Minimum of a BTEC Level 3 or ONC (or equivalent)
    • Ability to undertake shift work (Annualised Hours pattern), overtime and call outs as required
    • Effective communication skills including internally and with Contractors
    • Ability to work unsupervised
    • Self-motivated
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Technical background
    • Have key experience in diagnostics and fault finding and must be able to undertake shift work including nights and weekends as well as call outs.
  • Previous Electrical Maintenance experience within a Manufacturing environment would be highly desirable.
  • Good IT Skills
  • The successful candidate will work on a Annualised Hours Shift Pattern, including overtime and call outs as necessary.

Hours: 7.5 hours per day and works in a 6-week pattern. 1 weeks of nights (10pm-7am), I week of backshift (3pm-10pm) and 4 weeks of days (7am-3pm) and within that will be 1 weekend (with the days off during the week)

  • Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be required to undertake and pass a Drug and Alcohol Test prior to being offered the position. 


  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Job Contact: Sue Dupreez
  • Job Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: 10 Jun 2019
  • Last Application Date: 08 Jul 2019
  • Rate: £ 24,244 to £34,686 / Annum
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