Electrical Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer / Service Engineer or Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer, ideally with a heavy industry background, to use their Electrical Engineering skills to ensure the continued maintenance and smooth operation of plant & equipment at our Loughborough site.

SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 Basic

BENEFITS: O/T payable after 40 hours (1.5 x Salary Saturday & 2 x Salary Bank Holidays & Sundays) Pension (5% employer Non-contributory) 25 Days Holiday ( Bank Holidays and rising with service) Life Cover (x3) Healthcare (personal & family) Child Care Vouchers

LOCATION: Loughborough

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coventry, Hinckley, Burton upon Trent, Coalville, Tamworth.

JOB PROFILE: Electrical Engineer / Service Engineer

We are a world leading manufacturer of aluminium extrusions, exporting product all over the globe. Our manufacturing facilities are second to none and we boast some the of the UK’s largest extrusion presses. With increasing product demand putting pressure on our manufacturing environment, we are investing in new plant equipment while ensuring our existing kit is maintained to the highest standards. We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to add to the team and give us even greater capacity.

The Electrical Engineer / Service Engineer will report to the Engineering Team Leader and work as part of a team of three Maintenance / Service engineers per shift.

Electrical Engineer / Service Engineer working hours will be:

40 hours / week, 3 shifts: 6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6, Mon-Fri with weekly rotation. Typically 12- 20 hours per month overtime available.

As the Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for:
·Managing the completion of ongoing PPM’s, in addition to any emergency or unforeseen breakdowns.
·The planning, installation, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment and facilities.
·On-going Continuous Improvement of the site.
We take Health & Safety extremely seriously so you will also be expected to maintain our high standards, being responsible for yourself and your colleagues.

The work level and load varies regularly so we expect the Electrical Engineer to demonstrate a flexible, creative approach to problems & troubleshooting.

PERSONAL PROFILE: Electrical Engineer

You MUST be a qualified Electrical Engineer OR a Multi-skilled Engineer with a 60% electrical bias and have a solid knowledge of Motors, Gearboxes and Hydraulic systems.
Any exposure to PLC’s (preferably Schneider) would be ideal but not essential – I/O signal fault finding skills would be an advantage.

Due to the nature of the work the Electrical Engineer / Service Engineer should be physically fit and prepared to work in a demanding heavy engineering / industrial engineering environment.

Previous experience from an Industrial Engineering maintenance environment is required and heavy plant equipment knowledge is ideal but not essential.

Attitude is a key criteria to this role and we are seeking Electrical Engineers / Service Engineers with a strong work ethic, someone who will throw themselves into the role and who thrives on challenge.

COMPANY PROFILE - Electrical Engineer

Established over 45 years ago we are a specialist manufacturer in the extrusion of Aluminium for use in greenhouse roof systems as well as specialist extrusions to the building, engineering and transport sectors. Today over 60% of our product is made for export to Europe, North & Latin America, Asia and Australasia. We are continuing to grow quickly and we’re investing in both the plant and people that will help us reach our goals.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Electrical Service Engineer, Service Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Multi Skilled Engineer, Electrical Shift Engineer, Electrical Fitter, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Multi-Skillef Engineer, Heavy Plant.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Lee Henning quoting Electrical Engineer reference LH14847 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683314 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.