Electrical Maintenance Lead

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    Taunton, Somerset

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    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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The Company:

A well established British manufacturer based in the heart of Somerset seeks a well experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer to undertake preventative and emergency repair in this busy production environment, whilst overseeing the maintenance plans for the site. You must be a fully qualified Electrical Engineer and also have an understanding of Electronic and Mechanical machinery. Ideally, you will be well used to taking a Lead Engineer's role with staffing, FM and machinery responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all maintenance, repair and project work is undertaken with due consideration to health & safety.
  • Ensures all new or second hand machinery, equipment or plant adheres to UK legislation (i.e. CE mark) and is installed effectively and efficiently.

Preferred Skills:

  • Degree or Equivalent in appropriate Engineering Discipline ideally Electrical engineering
  • 17th Edition Electrical preferable.
  • Extensive experience working in electrical engineering service installations with an understanding of mechanical machinery and even some electronics.
  • Ability to identify problems and come up with innovative, cost effective solutions in either mechanical or electrical engineering maintenance operations.
  • Good computer and IT skills including MS Office.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Occasional travel

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, at all levels.
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with customers, contractors and peer group.
  • Flexible team player willing to turn their hand to all areas/levels of engineering in order to meet company objectives.


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • 20 days holiday

Hours Monday to Thursday 8-5, Friday 8-3.30

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.