Maintenance Electrician (DAYS)

DR Newitt
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Up to circa £35K
04 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a successful and well-established Food Manufacturer and a market leader. With an impressive range of customers in place now is an excellent time to join this progressive company.


Job Purpose 

You will have responsibility for the electrical installation, maintenance and repair of production equipment, planned preventative maintenance and breakdown, whilst also ensuring continuous availability across the business. To be on call to rectify and eliminate equipment faults and machine down time and to carry out improvements to equipment, working alongside Production and Technical functions to maintain quality, hygiene, Health & Safety and productivity standards.

Reporting into the Engineering Manager main responsibilities are as follows:

• Ensure planned preventative maintenance is carried out in accordance with schedules

• Ensure all breakdowns are carried out constructively and accurately

• Ensure all parts are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary

• To lead any installation of electrical components and infrastructure, ensuring that sign offs, Risk Assessments and Method Statements are in place

• Attend and contribute to shift change over meetings

• Agree job sheets on a daily basis

• Work closely with production to achieve production targets

• To carry out various tasks to include but are not exclusive to; plant start up, equipment performance monitoring, plant shut down

• To install, maintain and carry out improvements to equipment in the factory whilst working closely with other departments

• Ensure Maintenance Connection is up to date including proposed corrective actions and that all actions are recorded in an appropriate and timely manner

• To follow the procedure for the ordering of parts and support the stock taking of spares

• To be involved in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance factory performance.

• To be aware of, understand and adhere to environmental procedures

• To be aware of, understand and adhere to food safety and quality procedures

• To be aware of, understand and adhere to Bird Welfare procedures

• To be aware of, understand and adhere to the maintenance of good GMP

• Liaise with the engineering management team

• To carry out other reasonable duties as requested




• Industry recognised electrical qualification – HNC or equivalent

• Certified to NICIEC 17th Edition

• Can carry out certified Testing and Inspection to comply with H&S regulation with regards to Electrical connections

• Be able to fault find in both electrical and mechanical

• Diagnose faults using complex circuit drawings

• Experience in fault finding and programming invertors and various PLC’s


• Experience with LV Power distribution networks, switchgear and sub circuits, UPS and Emergency power/lighting systems. Experience in working in the food industry

£100 attendance bonus (providing all criteria is met) and overtime paid at 1.5x.

Shifts; 2 week rotation;

Shift 1 – Monday to Friday, 5:00am to 13:00pm (working 37.5 hours per week)  

Shift 2 – Monday to Thursday 12:30pm to 22:00pm

Friday 12:00pm to 20:30pm, 

Saturday 7:30am to 14:30pm (working 50.5 hours per week)

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