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Date Added: Wed 20/09/2023

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Sheffield, S1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £1000/day +quarterly bonus

REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading Engineering & Manufacturing company.


Job Summary
Responsible for the engineering maintenance activities within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment.
Providing a proactive service which contributes towards reducing downtime, improving plant performance and reliability
using preventative and predictive maintenance methods and techniques.
You will be highly motivated, with a 'can do' attitude towards your work, as well as having a degree of flexibility to help
meet business needs and market demands.
You will be a major exponent of Health and safety practices, with a strong focus towards work quality and plant

Main Duties and Responsibilities
* Carry out both re-active and pro-active maintenance tasks, working across all departments.
* You will be required and able to diagnose problems/plant faults constructively and accurately.
* Take part in the development, creation and implementation of PPM schedules to achieve maximum machine
* Record daily activities and creation of work orders within a CMMS, as well as using the system to assist with any
fault diagnosis.
* Attend and contribute towards daily and weekly planned maintenance meetings/plant priority reviews.
* Identify/specify and order engineering parts.
* Contribute towards the control and improvement of critical spares requirements.
* Ensure that all parts required are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary.
* Work with specialist OEM service engineers where required.
* Facilitate lean ways of working to minimise waste and maximise efficiency, ensuring departmental objectives are
* To participate in training and upskilling activities to help maintain and improve your site and technical knowledge.
* Undertake any other tasks, which are reasonable in relation to the skills, knowledge and experience.
* Able to perform safety & quality risk assessments for engineering work tasks.
* Adhere to safe work practices and procedures, as well as maintaining environmental and legislative requirements.
Skills Experience and Qualification
* A relevant vocational qualification e.g., NVQ, ONC, HNC, HND, C&G or an appropriate apprenticeship.
Electrical Qualification is essential

* Experience of furnace mechanics and their control systems would be advantageous
* Experience of furnace vacuum systems or vacuum technologies would be advantageous
* Experience in machine tool maintenance would be advantageous

* Experience within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment, although applicants from other industries would
also be considered.
* Good fault finding and problem-solving skills essential - electrical systems etc
* Ability to read and understand electrical engineering drawings.
* PC literate.
* Good standard of numeracy and literacy.
* Demonstrate the ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.
* Ability to direct and influence others without having line management accountability
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