Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £44000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Cairns

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8957

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Circa  £43,000
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West

A blue chip food manufacturer is currently seeking an Electrical Maintenance Engineer. The successful Engineer will have proven experience in the field of process control and an understanding of electrical systems and instrumentation gained within a plant operations background. 

Electrical Maintenance Engineer responsibilities:

  • Provide  electrical, instrument and mechanical maintenance to the plant on a reactive and preventative basis
  • Undertake training as required to multi-skill in Predictive Maintenance tasks
  • Ensure troubleshooting and maintenance of the plant and systems is carried out
  • Propose improvements and help develop new maintenance job plans & procedures
  • Be conversant with CHP routines required on a daily basis
  • Use a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) (Maximo) and PC reporting to assist maintenance recording
  • Take full accountability for the Total lifecycle of Process Control Systems and related Applications to support the business and the team.
  • Implementation of best practices and execute changes according to documented management of change process
  • Responsible through activities and behaviours for creation of  an environment that fosters a sustainable Reliability Excellence culture that enhances through Continuous Improvement cycles the  Production Processes
  • Long term planning encompassing the total lifecycle of plant systems, people and parts.
The ideal candidate will be an Electrical Maintenance Engineer with the following qualifications and experience.
  • Fully completed recognised trade certification in either electrical/ instrument / mechanical engineering and have multi-skilling experience
  • Trade engineering  and/or maintenance experience from a manufacturing processing plant (e.g. heavy pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Food)
  • Preferably from an Electrical and Instrumentation background with cross-skilled experience of mechanical maintenance
  • Familiar with heavy industry equipment e.g. centrifuges, pumps, control valves, motors, drives, etc.
 Apply now with your CV or for more information please contact Mike Cairns at Scantec on 01516668957.


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