Maintenance Engineer Electrician


£39,194.16 per annum plus shift pay of circa £10,900 per annum

Our client is the centre of medium duty truck expertise operating from one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities.

The position is for a Maintenance Electrician working within the Facilities and Maintenance Department. The department is responsible for maintaining all plant and equipment on site as well as building services. The candidate would be assigned into one of three maintenance teams consisting of 9 engineers per team reporting to a team supervisor.


To work as part of a variable shift-based team and be flexible to work alternative shifts and weekends as and when required by the business.
To work within the maintenance team supporting the production and facilities functions site wide.
To work individually or as part of a team on scheduled and none scheduled maintenance assets, plant, and facilities equipment site wide.
To ensure all necessary loss and compliant schedules are completed on time and to the required standard.
To identify and implement improvements to plant and equipment.
Where necessary to work with other departments/functions on project work


A recognised electrical based trade, but with multi-skill ability
With well-developed electrical skills gained within a manufacturing Facilities and Maintenance environment, the candidate must be qualified to a minimum of City and Guilds or ONC/HNC level within electrical engineering.
Ability to fault find on various electrical controls systems at both single and three phase.
Good understanding of health, safety, and environmental requirements specific to plant maintenance.
Ability to conduct electrical installation work.
Good understanding of Facilities & Maintenance processes and production critical equipment.
Can demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment or on own.
Preferably qualified to conduct work to BS 7671 wiring regulations.
Preferably qualified to conduct electrical inspection and test.
Preferably experienced with PLC software/hardware.
Good level of computer literacy and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

£39,194.16 per annum plus shift pay of circa £10,900 per annum

We Offer

Our client offers you work within a professional, innovative, and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. They offer you a career with growth potential.

In addition to a good salary our client offers you the following working conditions:

25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.
Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva.
Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision.
Professional development is encouraged and supported, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-120511

07748 707550

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