Electrical Maintenance Technician

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Job Description

Derby Area

Weekly Rotating Shifts (6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am)

Mon – Fri, Full-time, Permanent

To undertake all machine repairs, including electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, and programming, also changeover activities in line with production requirements and lean techniques,

* NVQ Level 3 Electrical with the 18th Edition Essential

** PLC diagnostics/fault finding capability required


Responsible for the care and maintenance of all production machines and tooling including:

1. moulds, punches, dies & pins

2. heat seal tools/gaskets

3. thermoform tooling

4. overprint machinery

5. all production test equipment


* To actively support and work towards Lean Manufacturing principles.

* To work closely with production departments in the implementation of process improvement, utilising the most cost effective and efficient use of machinery and resources are always maintained.

* To ensure all identified risk assessments are carried out in line with Company procedure and to provide standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for any new installations.

* To provide preventative, fault finding machine installation and planned and reactive maintenance in an efficient and safe manner.

* To carry out routine servicing as scheduled by the preventative maintenance electronic database.

* When identified, lead or assist in project planning and implementation in a timely manner.

* To ensure all calibration requirements are carried out to the time schedule and correct procedure.

* To ensure that proper handover procedures are carried out, communicating any problems or shortfalls during shift and any improvement projects running, completing job log on computer.

* When necessary ensure safe factory closure with regards to alarm setting, plant, machinery, and equipment, carrying out check of all other areas including door/window closure, gate locking and any other security.

* To undertake any other reasonable duties requested by management when necessary.

Technical Skills Profile:

* NVQ Level 3 Electrical with the 18th Edition.

* HNC qualified in engineering, NVQ or ONC considered

* PLC diagnostics/fault finding capability required

* Basic electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic fault finding required, advanced skills are a plus in this area

* Electrical and mechanical machine assembly experience required.

* Computer literate in Microsoft programmes.

* Strong oral and written communication skills


* Electrical installation and problem-solving capability, able to work independently and safely.

* Self-motivated, driven by continuous improvement ethos and 5S principles

* Ability to mentor/train

* Strong, effective Health and Safety Awareness

* Excellent attendance and punctuality

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