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Electrical Engineer - REF No. HQ5333

Industry Sector: Engineering - Electrical
Location: Rainham, Greater London, England

Salary: circa £35000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Emma Newman

Job Summary

An Electrical Engineer is required to support the upkeep and maintenance of specialist production equipment and machinery. This position is ideally suited to a maintenance electrician with a mechanical bias and it should be stressed that you will be required to undertake mechanical works too. You will work as part of a maintenance team, bringing with you skills that complement the daily electrical and mechanical functions of the team, ensuring performance targets are met and operational efficiency is maximised. You will use electrical test equipment to assist in fault finding and rectification works on some of the machinery and equipment. Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) can be equally relevant for this role and are strongly encouraged if they are familiar with 3-phase electricity.

Detailed Job Description

HQ5333 Electrical Engineer

Salary £35,000 per annum

Location: Rainham, Essex

An Electrical Engineer is required to support the upkeep and maintenance of specialist production equipment and machinery. This position is ideally suited to a maintenance electrician with a mechanical bias and it should be stressed that you will be required to undertake mechanical works too. You will work as part of a maintenance team, bringing with you skills that complement the daily electrical and mechanical functions of the team, ensuring performance targets are met and operational efficiency is maximised. You will use electrical test equipment to assist in fault finding and rectification works on some of the machinery and equipment.

Applications from ex-military personnel (Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) can be equally relevant for this role and are strongly encouraged if they are familiar with 3-phase electricity .

Key Responsibilities

* Support for the Planned Preventative Maintenance System and respond to equipment faults
* Support the Total Productive Manufacturing initiative on site (TPM)
* Accountable for all electrical circuitry and appliances on site
* Designing / amending maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
* Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods for new installations
* Accountable for the installation of new parts ensuring equipment is working correctly
* Diagnosing faults, breakdown problem, troubleshooting all machinery and equipment
* Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
* Liaising with other engineering and production colleagues
* Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components
* Controlling maintenance tools, stores, equipment and costs
* Dealing with and responding to emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
* Working within Health & Safety policies and procedures and making improvements
* Working with specialist equipment, such as programmable machines
* Ensuring there is continuous cover for the machinery in case of breakdowns
* Utilisation of the appropriate tools required to complete each task
* Commission modifications and alterations to existing plant and equipment, to improve line efficiencies

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

Essential

* Proactive approach, displaying a can do / will do attitude
* Time Served Engineer
* Experience of working with pneumatics
* Ability to interpret drawings, blue-prints, manuals, sketches or verbal instructions
* Experience of working in manufacturing industry would be an advantage
* Work flexibly to support colleagues within both engineering and other departments.
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Possess detailed analytical and problem-solving skills
* Self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment

Essential Qualifications:

* 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 (Requirements of Electrical Installations - City & Guilds 2382-15 Level 3)

Desirable Qualifications:

* City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or similar
* C&G 2357-13 NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Installing Electro-technical Systems and Equipment (Buildings and Structures) or;
* C&G 2357-23 (NVQ Level 3 Diploma) in Electro-technical Services (Electrical Maintenance)
* C&G 2394 (Level 3 Award) in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations, and;
* C&G 2395 (Level 3 Award) in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, this will entitle you to complete Electrical Installation Condition Reports
* NVQ Level 3 - Engineering Maintenance or Production Engineering

Salary

* £35,000 per annum


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