Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location Birchington
Discipline: Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary: Market related
Contact name: Abby Jones

Contact email: abby@westinpar.com
Job ref: AJ/CT/11689
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Process and Maintenance Engineer
Birchington, Kent – Own transport required due to location
£££ Competitive
Permanent – Full Time 15:00 – 00:00 Tuesday – Saturday

Benefits:

• Competitive Salary – (Unfortunately we are unable to disclose this in our advertising but will discuss on initial call.)
• 28 days holiday entitlement + bank holidays!
• Company Pension
• Free Parking
• Private Medical Cover
• Company Social Events
• Employee Assistance Programme

Our client is passionate about delivering the freshest and highest-quality produce to their customers. With a dedication to sustainability, innovation, and excellence, they strive to set the standard for the fresh produce industry. Join the team and be part of a company that values integrity, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

They are seeking a dynamic Process and Maintenance Engineer to join the team. This role is critical in ensuring the smooth operation of production equipment, maintaining a commitment to safety, quality, and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:
• Maintain production equipment to ensure it meets high standards of safety and efficiency.
• Conduct fault finding and repairs on electrical and mechanical components, with a focus on 3 phase motors, circuit fault finding, and safety relay fault finding.
• Continuously review production processes and equipment to identify areas for improvement.
• Execute planned and preventative maintenance programmes to minimise downtime and optimise performance.
• Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance productivity and quality.
• Monitor equipment performance against set KPIs and take proactive measures to address any issues.
• Uphold health & safety regulations at all times to create a safe working environment.
• Collaborate as a member of the Engineering team to contribute to the overall success of the business.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Solid experience in electrical control and drive circuits.
• Display a sound knowledge of PLC systems and an understanding of mechanical and pneumatic systems in line with current legislations - HASAWA, COSHH, PUWER, LOLER, WAHR and Electricity at Work Act.
• Be self-motivated and able to prioritise in a fast-paced environment.
• A high degree of craftsmanship and attention to detail.
• Previous experience of working within a food processing environment would also be beneficial.
• 1-2 years’ experience is preferable.
• A minimum of HNC/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an electrical biased engineering discipline or completed an engineering apprenticeship.
• Be fully qualified in 17th edition.


Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency

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