Production Shift Electrical Technician
Based near Sevenoaks
4 on 4 off
Our client based near Sevenoaks are looking to recruit a Production Shift Electrical Technician to join their growing business.
This role is working a 42 hour week 4 on 4 off days and nights 6am/6pm start.
Work within the Production shift monitoring and operating the plant providing breakdown assistance as and when required.
Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all electrical plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality.
Co-operate with maintenance supervision in the operation of planned maintenance and lubrication schedules.
Ensure that personnel are not exposed to danger from any electrical plant or equipment, that all guards and safety devices are secure and operational and that all personnel are alert to the dangers when working with or on moving plant or equipment.
At all times be aware of and comply with the company safety policy, The Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other safety specific instructions as may be issued by the company from time to time.
Co-operate in the operation of the company permit to work system, ensuring that at all times an adequate risk assessment is performed prior to working on steam, compressed air, hydraulic systems, materials handling systems, or any other potentially hazardous system or work location and that suitable control measures are employed to minimise all risks to acceptable levels.
Monitor the performance of all plant whilst production is in progress, attempting to predict failures where possible, minimising disruption to operations and ensuring that plants continued safe operation. Record details of problems encountered with the plant in the shift log to assist with continuity between shift teams.
Ensure a high standard of housekeeping both in the workshop and in all areas of the factory.
Assist the Maintenance Supervisor and the Works Engineer with the content of all local project work, ensuring that all equipment and workmanship is of a high standard.
Suggest possible plant modifications and improvements, raising for discussion and consideration with maintenance supervision.
Provide hands on Electrical support during shutdown periods and the weekly maintenance break. The management reserve the right to restrict holidays during shutdown periods.
To ensure sufficient cover for production, shift cover for your colleagues must be provided whenever possible to ensure all Production shifts are supported with one Electrical per shift. Cover must be organised for holiday, sickness and unforeseen absence.
Perform other duties within your ability as requested by supervision.
Time-served maintenance craft team member – ONC / NVQ Level 3 Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
Minimum of 3 years experience in a plant maintenance/project work
Health and Safety and industry legislation knowledge
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good secondary education
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and maintenance PPM packages
If this is a role that you would like to discuss in more detail please contact Charlene Hills