shift electrician in leighton buzzard

21 June 2018
steven woodward, randstad cpe
job type
£ 34,600 per year, Overtime
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leighton buzzard, east of england
job type
working hours
£ 34,600 per year, Overtime
reference number
steven woodward, randstad cpe
0170 737 8378
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job description

My client a leading material supplier to the construction industry is looking for a Shift Electrician to help maintain a busy production site. Working within their engineering team covering their entire site you will have day-to-day responsibilities covering the planned and reactive maintenance of fully automated machinery including hydraulics, pneumatics, motors and robotics. In addition to this the role will also involve root-cause PLC fault finding, repair and some programming.

You will be expected to undertake electrical work in accordance with UK legislation and the standards set by our client using the safe working procedures set out in their operating policies, procedures and instructions manual.

Key role responsibilities

* Fault finding
* Process improvements
* Energy reduction
* Maintain all diagrams, circuit schedules and other information,
* Maintain all PLC controlled equipment including program modifications to suit production needs
* Safety related control systems for machinery
* Ensure all PPM schedules are carried out in a timely manner
* Mentoring of apprentices

Experience and Personal attributes/ including Education

* Time served electrical engineering apprenticeship (engineering training authority)
* 17th Edition wiring regulations City and Guilds 2382 qualified
* Inspection and testing City and guilds 2391
* Functional safety/Safety related control systems for machinery
* Ability to work well on own or part of a team
* Control panel design/build
* Cable sizing
* Motor control/VFD/DC Drives
* PLC experience, Fault finding and programming (Rockwell/Omron/Mitsubishi)
* Robot experience Fault finding and programming (Fanuc/Kuka/ABB)
* Weighing equipment (load cells etc.)
* Flexible approach to working hours
* IT Skills

As this is a 24hr production facility you will be required to work a rolling shift based work pattern which changes each week. Please be aware that the site does not operate over the weekend apart from to close down after the 10pm Friday shift which finishes at 6.15am on a Saturday morning (1 in 3).

This is a superb career opportunity for an Electrician to work with a leading, high-profile player in the construction sector.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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