Electrical Maintenance Technician (CNC Machinery)

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    Ilminster, Somerset

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    Up to £13.14 per hour + Shift allowance

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    Sarah Lane

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    about 1 year ago

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If you are a 17th Edition Electrical Maintenance Technician wanted to advance within a busy CNC manufacturing facility, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you. You will be responsible for planned and emergency repair on CNC machinery within a busy engineering manufacturing environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To identify faults in a breakdown situation and to specify the materials and resources needed to complete the task.
  • To dismantle faulty machinery and repair or replace defective parts.
  • To fit and install new machinery.
  • To carry out servicing requirements on a planned basis.
  • To check the accuracy and quality of the finished task.
  • To log all activities on the maintenance system and to complete necessary documentation.
  • To assist the maintenance team in the planning, design and building of any general engineering activity or project.
  • To undertake electrical installation works.
  • To undertake electrical testing as required and document.

Preferred Skills:

  • Applicants should have completed an electrical engineering apprenticeship or undertaken the relevant electrical qualifications.
  • Hold 17th Edition Wiring Regulation Certificate
  • Previous experience within an engineering or manufacturing organisation is preferred in which you will have carried out a range of electrical fault finding, installations and servicing tasks on plant and machinery.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge would be an advantage including Hydraulics/ Pneumatics.
  • As a strong team player, you will have an appreciation of the need to move from one task to another on a flexible basis in order to meet variable priorities.
  • Ability to work well with, and communicate with production staff at all levels with regards to tasks being completed on production equipment.
  • A positive health and safety attitude and level of competency.
  • Basic IT competencies.
  • A familiarity with the use of a computerised maintenance system would be beneficial.

Associated Benefits:

  • Training and skill development opportunities
  • 26 days holiday per annum (allocated to fixed and flexible dates) plus 8 statutory bank holidays. As a member of the Maintenance Team, the jobholder may be required to work during any fixed shutdown.
  • Prudential Group Personal Pension Plan

Working Hours:

Double day shift: Early shift 6 am to 2 pm Monday to Thursday and 6 am to 1.30 pm Friday. Late shift 1.55 pm to 10.35 pm Monday to Thursday and 1.25 pm to 5.55 pm Friday). Total hours per week of 37.30 hours/week. Additional hours may be required to fully meet the responsibilities of this position. This may include weekend working and call outs.

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.

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£13.14 per hour plus shift allowance (20%)

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