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Maintenance Electrician - Buckinghamshire

Automotive - Engineering
Ref: 1212 Date Posted: Monday 17 Feb 2020
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A Maintenance Electrician is required for a leading Design and Manufacturing company in its sector. In this role as a Maintenance Electrician, you will provide hands-on technical assistance not exclusively of an electrical nature, in the maintenance, installation, commissioning, fault finding and de-commissioning of plant and equipment.

Operating either an afternoon shift or a night shift- salary circa £38,000-£44,000

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Team Leader, your main responsibilities as Maintenance Electrician will include:

  • Provide rapid technical assistance in the resolution of equipment and plant malfunctions; carry out fault-finding repairs and refurbishments as necessary.
  • Develop and refine local operating procedures to maximise efficiency and minimise waste (scrap, re-work and unplanned inspection).
  • Train operators in the safe operation of equipment and promote up-skilling.
  • Develop and maintain process and plant efficiency and utilisation measures to use as a tool for continuous improvement.
  • Continuously strive to eliminate and reduce waste of any kind within the manufacturing process, scrap, re-work and consumables.
  • Develop and implement planned maintenance of jigs, fixtures, plant and other equipment to minimise efficiency losses to production whilst carefully controlling costs.
  • Assist in the integration of new plant and equipment into the production environment.
  • Set and strive to improve housekeeping standards through the use of the 5S approach.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Time served apprenticeship with the relevant C & G Electrical qualification plus 17th edition for relevant engineering degree, HNC or HND.
  • Previous experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience of PLC programming and fault finding.
  • Ability to manage projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of robotic programming desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrable track record of problem solving.
  • Able to use own initiative to effectively manage and prioritise workload.
  • Able to work inclusively in a team environment.
  • Experience of working on injection moulding machines desirable


This position is based in Buckinghamshire and is easily commutable from Oxford, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Warwick. You will receive a competitive salary plus company benefits.

If you are an experienced Maintenance Electrician looking for a new opportunity, please apply immediately. This role is permanent and full time.

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