Role details

Electrical Engineer

Wakefield   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Newly created role for a market leading manufacturing company
  • Training will be offered in a fast paced automated environment

About Our Client

The client is a market leader in its industry working with some of the worlds top brands. With a fast paced and highly automated modern facility with a good working culture and high staff retention. The client will offer training to right candidate.

Job Description

  • Complete fault finding, planned and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment to maximise equipment reliability and performance.
  • Carry out fault finding, problem solving and establish route cause fixes to address equipment issues.
  • Maintain ongoing communications with the operations team ensuring they are fully aware of all relevant engineering activities and schedules.·
  • Respond to internal customer needs to maximise production up time according to given priorities.
  • Comply with food safety standards and controls to ensure all work is carried out correctly and safely.
  • Record any stock removed from the Engineering stores to ensure accurate stock control.
  • Complete all necessary documentation ensuring that it is kept accurate and is audit ready.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvements to promote Health & Safety and/or operational efficiency and effectiveness.

The Successful Applicant


  • Time served accredited apprentice or equivalent experience with appropriate certification.
  • Maintenance of Engineering Systems within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of a multi-skilled engineering environment.
  • An ONC or HNC (or equivalent) in electrical engineering.
  • Experience of working within a FMCG environment, preferably within the food industry.
  • A working knowledge of PLC operated equipment with the skills to maintain and monitor.
  • The ability to read, follow and amend engineering drawings.
  • Computer literate.


  • Mitsubishi / Allen Bradley PLC and safety
  • Mechanical fault finding ability (including pneumatic and hydraulic systems).

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary + OT
  • Pension
  • Health care

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