Electrical Fitter

REL Recruitment
Port Glasgow
£32000 - £35000
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Highly experienced Electrical Fitter able to work hand in hand with other trades. Preferred background is based around a fast paced production environment with some element of installation and commissioning.

In addition to ensure the safe, timely and cost effective maintenance of this modern high volume production facility. PPM and responsive maintenance scheduling must be carried out with minimal impact on production. The role is offered as a contact position with a high potential for permanent placement to follow..

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for making sure that plant and machinery has high levels of availability / uptime and operates in a safe manner at all times. Ensure both preventative and corrective maintenance is carried out in a timely manner and complies with Company policies / standards and external standards e.g. EA, HSE and EAWA.

Perform all requested engineering duties to include modifications and re-engineering of plant as required.Carry out the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of all plant equipment.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Operational Responsibilities:

·Install / maintain and update machines and operating systems as required.

·Monitor and maintain good housekeeping within the workshop/production areas and across all site.

·Record all machinery defects, corrective actions and repairs on shift reports

·Manage and organise all contractor repairs and maintenance on site to minimise disruption to the plant.

·Oversee contractors on relevant plant sections as requested by Engineering Manager.

·Ensure all utilities have a maintenance programme in place which is documented to include planned site visits and reports. Support further development of these programmes.

· Ensure tools are maintained.

·Ensure all plant lifting / access equipment is kept in good condition, inspected and stored correctly.

·Provide advice and coaching to operators / new recruits where required.

·Liaise closely with the production manager / team leaders / factory manager to ensure all outstanding issues are addressed in a timely manner

·It is expected that the maintenance Engineer (electrical) will carry out mechanical works as and when required.

There is a planned program of removal of existing production machinery and installation of new plant. This will include new PLC and SCADA systems.

Health and Safety

·Ensure a thorough knowledge of your Health & Safety responsibilities.

·Always wear Personal Protective Equipment as required. Take responsibility for your own PPE ensuring appropriate storage and care.

·Always strive to work in a manner safe to yourself and others and report any hazards immediately.

·Ensure all staff and visitors operates in compliance with Safety regulations

·Full responsibility for the safety of team members

·Actively participate in addressing Safety, Health and Environmental issues affecting the production areas, ensuring the relevant S, H&E checks are carried out.

·Full knowledge of the Plant Emergency Procedures and associated responses are required

Company Initiatives:

·Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company's policies and legislation

·Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values.

·To comply with all legal, regulatory and statutory obligations applicable to the role.

·Participate in training and personal development activities as required

·Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role; Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company.

Qualifications/ Knowledge & Experience


·Engineering discipline qualification - Electrical Engineering ONC or BTEC Level 3 equivalent is essential.

·COMPEX trained preferable

Specific Knowledge, Experience & Skills

·Previous experience working as a Maintenance Engineer in a process plant is essential; with a FMCG, Process, recycling and Chemical background.

·Good knowledge of liquids conveying systems and large rotating plant

·Fault finding and preventative maintenance experience.

·Good working knowledge of process control instrumentation, temp, pressure, flow, level, weight etc.

·Good working knowledge of Plant control systems, PLC's, SCADA, HMI's, relay logic.

This job description is a summary of the main duties of the role but is not exhaustive. It may be reviewed and updated regularly in discussion with the post holder. For further details and to be included in the recruitment process click on the APPLY button and follow the instructions.

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