Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias)

Location: Ely
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Hours: Monday – Friday 5 x 9 hours shifts (9am – 6pm) May include occasional Saturday mornings
Reward: £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (holiday freeze during harvest season July & August)

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineer with experience carrying out both mechanical and electrical maintenance on agricultural machinery. This position is to provide both reactive and pre-planned maintenance across the site. Ideally we are looking for candidates with 18th edition certification or a relevant Electrical Qualification. It is essential for this role that you have experience within the servicing and repair of agriculture, food manufacturing or production equipment. 

You will be a multi skilled engineer, capable of diagnosing and resolving a wide range of breakdown issues. A flexible approach to working is required as priorities often change with short notice, you will be able to work unsupervised delivering a high level of attention to detail. You will work to a culture of continuous improvement to develop reliability, safety, accuracy and efficiency.

Duties include:

  • Ensure that machines are maintained in accordance with manufacturers requirements
  • Carrying out Pre-Planned and Reactive maintenance
  • To provide engineering cover to the Production Department
  • Ensuring that breakdowns are rectified promptly and effectively, resulting in minimum unplanned downtime.
  • Respond to breakdowns with a high degree of urgency, and suitably prepared to undertake basic diagnostic tasks.
  • Ensure the high standards of safety, accuracy, productivity, administration and housekeeping
  • Control a stock level of spares and consumables through record keeping and careful procurement.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • PLC Knowledge
  • Safety circuit knowledge
  • Methodical approach to breakdowns/fault finding
  • Experience working in a production environment
  • 18th Edition certification is desirable
  • Electrical qualification desirable
  • Experience of welding would be an advantage

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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