Electrical Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382877092-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Swift Temps Ltd
  • Location: Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

The company is a renowned, established and a very successful manufacturer of FMCG products who are enjoying significant growth, success and investment. They are seeking to recruit an electrical engineer to further strengthen their operations.

The main purpose of the role is to provide excellent electrical fault diagnosis and maintenance. Maintain plant equipment to high standards. To provide a quick and effective breakdown and planned maintenance service in order to maximise productivity and minimise downtime, waste and cost. Provide support to Continuous Improvement Team and assist in process improvement activities.

Key responsibilities and duties;

  • Review production equipment performance and suggest productivity / process improvements
  • Be involved with automation projects throughout the facility, linking existing machinery and plant
  • Diagnostic, repair and maintenance of plant machinery, equipment and facilities on site
  • Carry out electrical maintenance - both planned, preventative work and unscheduled, urgent electrical maintenance work
  • Support and manage the electrical aspect of several installations at any time
  • Rapid response to breakdowns on production equipment to minimise equipment failure downtime
  • Identify and follow up on Continuous Improvement of machinery, investigating the root cause, reliability issues and wastage
  • To assess, identify and provide electrical training for maintenance technicians
  • Working to PM schedules and record / documentation of results
  • Shift cover for maintenance, holidays and sickness etc, may result in need to be flexible with shift patterns

As an electrical engineer you will need to hold the following skills and experience.

  • Have strong experience of working as an electrical or multi skilled maintenance engineer
  • Preferably have worked in an FMCG environment
  • Hold a 17th ort 18th edition electrical cert
  • Strong experience of panel building
  • PLC experience - Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron to fault finding level (not programming)
  • Happy to mentor when required
  • Ideally apprentice trained
  • Flexible to working hours

Salary - dependent on experience

Hours of work - 7am to 3pm / 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday

The company is based in Redditch so is easily commutable from Birmingham, Solihull, Worcester, Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Stratford upon Avon, Halesowen, Dudley.

Benefits include;

Competitive holidays, pension scheme, Free Life Assurance, Corporate Gym Membership, Free parking, EAP Scheme, Staff shop, Occupational Health, Cycle to Work Scheme.

Please apply now to be considered for this position

This role is being advertised on behalf of Swift Placements who operate as a recruitment agency.