Electrical Shift Engineer


    East Lancashire Services

    On behalf of our client, we are recruiting for an Electrically biased Shift Engineer. (Mechanical experience also is an advantage, however mechanical training will be given if necessary).

    Our client is a highly successful organisation, who are one of the world’s leading suppliers of their specialist products. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who invest in personnel and technology to ensure the highest standards of their products.

    The purpose of the role
    is to ensure all electrical equipment and machinery is installed and maintained to a safe operating condition and is available for maximum production utilisation.

    Main duties and responsibilities

    • Ensure that all mechanical plant and electrical equipment is maintained to a safe working condition
    • Resolution of all machine breakdowns
    • Responsibility for planned maintenance schedules to be completed and ensure records of task completion is maintained
    • Establishing and working with task risk assessments and defined permit systems
    • To test all factory equipment and office areas in accordance with the relevant electricity at work regulations
    • To install new electrical equipment as required in accordance with latest electricity at work and 18th edition regulations
    • To build and install any plant barriers and guarding that has been requested, to ensure all machinery PUWER requirements are met
    • To manage and carry out out project work as required
    • Ordering of spare parts and liaise with contractors as necessary
    • Adhering to all company Health and Safety policy requirements
    • Attending daily shift hand over meetings and daily production meetings
    • Immediate reporting all ongoing machinery defects

    Skills and Experience required:

    • Skilled electrician (with additional mechanical skills and experience preferred)
    • Familiar with process manufacturing machines and equipment
    • Qualified to relevant City and Guilds or NNQ standards
    • Experience of working on and maintaining electrical control systems, fault finding, pneumatics, hydraulics, motors, pumps, gearboxes and conveying equipment etc.
    • Willing to work shifts and unsupervised
    • Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings


    • Salary: £43,488 (plus overtime)
    • Shifts – 6am -2pm and 2pm – 10pm rotating (Monday to Friday)
    • Holidays – 25 days plus statutory
    • Pension scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Discount vouchers for various retailers

    Please forward a CV in the first instance

    We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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