Manufacturing Electrical Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Norwich
  • £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Company Benefits

Contract Personnel Ltd

Contract Personnel are working with a global manufacturer based towards the east of Norwich, they are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team. The sucessful candidate must come from a Manufacturing background and looking for great progression. 


The Maintenance Engineer ‘s key focus areas will be:

Minimise machine downtime

Prevent manufacturing lost time

Achievement of the Preventative Maintenance Plan

Generating continuous improvement ideas

Reactive Maintenance

The Maintenance Engineer will have experience of working as a Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Engineer within a manufacturing environment, demonstrating an understanding of manufacturing processes, experience of working with manufacturing systems; related controls and instrumentation systems . Experience of process, packaging and service equipment

The ideal Maintenance Engineer will have some the following qualifications: BTECH, ONC qualification as a minimum in an Electrical discipline or Multi skilled Engineering qualification C&G, NVQ 3 Electrical Maintenance

Time served apprentice Multi-skilled Engineer HNC level in electrical or production maintenance engineerin


• Daily preventative maintenance activities and routine safety inspections.

• Fault finding and diagnostics in reactive breakdown or planned situations.

• Planned preventative maintenance on a variety of production machinery to include extruders and site services.

• Ensure all breakdowns are dealt with promptly and efficiently whilst ensuring that all PPM schedules are maintained.

• Support project development

• Follow and encourage stringent HSE and standard company practices.

• Fully engage with the operations team to provide proactive support to the plant and equipment, maximising production output.

• Practice continuous improvement and pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions

• Perform maintenance tasks as part of planned maintenance or as directed by the Engineering Manager.

• Respond promptly to any unplanned maintenance issues or repairs to ensure minimum down time

• Demonstrate tenacity in approach to incident management and actively pursue investigations to identify root causes

• Understand importance of preventative maintenance schedules and prioritise activities to efficiently use resources

• Use initiative and confidently make sound decisions quickly based on knowledge, experience and best practice

• Effectively involve specialists to resolve complex issues

• Understand the importance of accurate and clear written records, maintaining documentation to a high standard

Core Competencies:
• Adaptability
• Communication skills
• Sound judgement skills
• Able to manage risk
• Personal accountability/ownership
• Quality of work
• Good Team Player
• Reliable
• Able to work under own initiative

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

• Company pension
• Free parking
• On-site parking

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