Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Overview

Excellent immediate full-time opportunity for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join a well-established company based in Manchester!


As professionals in the development and implementation of engineering solutions, the company provides support to a wide range of clients from process & utilities, nuclear, urban regeneration, transport and logistics and consumer industries. They provide extensive range of services and products including Control panel and MCC manufacture, Electrical and Mechanical System Design, Certified Hazardous Area Designs, PLC and SCADA programming, Home Automation, Certified Electrical and Mechanical Installations, Maintenance Engineering Support, Full Commissioning Services and Project Management.


The company is now looking for an experienced Industrial Electrical Maintenance Engineer for a foundry / machine shop environment to work a 38-hour 4 shift work pattern (rotating) of 5 Days (07.30am to 3.30pm) 5 mornings (6am to 2pm) 5 afternoons (2pm to 10pm) and 4 nights (Mon-Thur 10pm to 6am)

The 4-man team will rotate on the above shift pattern also covering each other for holidays / sickness when required where it will then revert to the 3 shifts 24hr cover (exclude the days) whilst down to a 3-man team.

The Site

Based in Swinton, Manchester the factory is predominantly a Foundry / Extrusions and Machining site specialising in the production of specialised alloys using Gas Fired Melting Furnaces and Billet / Ingot Casting Machines but also has a number of Machine Shops with Lathes and Milling Machines etc., Extrusion Press departments with Billet Handling equipment, Conveyors, Saws, Heat Treatment Ovens as well as lifting equipment /overhead cranes and also some Specialised Testing Laboratories.

The Candidate

Candidates to be suitably experienced having been formally trained and qualified in Electrical Engineering together with 17th /18th Edition (industrial) IEE Regs knowledge. Must also be able to work well within a maintenance team environment but equally must be able to work un-supervised and alone using their own initiative.

Job Requirements (it is understood that all these might not be possible)

* Hands on maintenance fitter electrically (biased) but with substantial mechanical experience

* Fault finding ability (breakdown situations)

* PLC experience would be an advantage (Allen Bradley / Siemens)

* Hydraulics / Pneumatics experience would be useful

* Overhead crane maintenance experience important (up to 10 tonne)

* Knowledge of Instrumentation and temperature control of gas fired furnaces

* Knowledge of natural gas burner systems

* Small panel building experience would be useful

* Some general mechanical experience would also be important

* IPAF and FLT licences are important (training can be done)

In return the company offers an immediate permanent opportunity for the right candidate at a competitive package Circa £35,000 per annum. To include 20 days holiday per annum and contributary pension scheme after probationary period

If you have the relevant skills/attributes to fulfil this role and want to be part of a well-organised and forward-thinking company then please apply now


Manchester, Greater Manchester

Full Time


Job Detail
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