Electrical Engineering Operative

Electrical Engineering Operative

Job Title: Electrical Engineering Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Up to £28000 per annum + shift allowance & £1k bonus
Reference: T2KL/1374678
Contact Name: Sammons Group
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Job Published: November 08, 2018 02:07

Job Description

Job title: Electrical Engineering Operative, Day shift.

Location: Hastings area

Salary: To £28k including shift allowance and £1k bonus

Reference Number: 1374678

35 hour per week 4 days on, 4 days off

You will be responsible for delivering maintenance and improvement to production and service plant to maximize availability.

Vacancy Summary:

Work within a multi discipline team to maximize availability and effectiveness of production and service plant.

Work 4 days on and 4 days off shift pattern attending for a minimum average of 35 hours per week


  • Deliver a plant wide maintenance service to the production team by undertaking electrical repairs and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Provide written reports covering all work undertaken as part of the implementation of the Maintenance Management System).
  • Identify root causes for plant failure and where possible suggest long term solutions.
  • Always work in a safe manor, complying with the company and national health and safety rules and practices.
  • When necessary undertake training courses.
  • From time to time manage and undertake improvement projects.
  • Apply 5 S and other TPM techniques to contribute to improvements in all areas of Engineering activity within the plant.
  • Support the mechanical engineering team when required.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Recognised Electrical apprenticeship and/or qualification.
  • Flexible and self-motivated working attitude.
  • Willingness and ability to undertake overtime as and when required.
  • Team working attitude.
  • Computer literate.
  • PLC, access and read programs; basic programming capability.
  • Ability to fault find.
  • High degree of Health and safety awareness.
  • Experience of working in a continuous production environment.

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