Role details

Maintenance Electrician

Milton Keynes   •   £42,768   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Ball Corporation - International Packaging Manufacturer
  • Long Term Stability

About Our Client

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 18,700 people in more than 30 countries and reported pro forma 2015 net sales of $11.0 billion. Ball Corporation stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLL. (For more information, visit

The Milton Keynes Plant, which runs a 24-hour operation 7 days per week, produces around 4 million cans per day for the beer and beverage industry on a 12-hour continental shift pattern.

Job Description

You have the chance to join a strong engineering team & add value to their operation. As this business continues to grow & further invest in automated machinery, it is important that they maintain their efficiency. As the primary Maintenance Electrician on shift, you be working cross functionally with the mechanical department & the production team in order to maintain OEE.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining, testing, troubleshooting & repairing industrial electrical equipment & associated electrical/electronic control
  • Maintaining, repairing, testing & installing electrical motors & control systems
  • PLC & Electrical fault finding
  • Basic PLC control design, troubleshooting, reading ladder logic
  • Using ACAD for electrical schematics would be an advantage
  • Interpreting electrical schematic drawings and diagrams
  • Project work from initial design through to completion
  • Working with the wider business in order to ensure machinery safety systems & safety related control systems including programmable safety controllers
  • Overseeing in safety procedures (lockout/tagout, permit to work)

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will be a Maintenance Electrician/ Electrical Engineer with:

  • Formal engineering qualifications (e.g. a electrical/electronic degree or a Time served engineer)
  • PLC fault finding experience (Preferably knowledge of Siemens TI505, Allen Bradley slc500/Contrologix)
  • The ability to make PLC modifications
  • Experience in fault finding and diagnostics on variable speed drive and associated control wiring
  • Experience of drive setup and encoder feedback would be an advantage
  • Experience of working in a high volume 24/7 continuous process manufacturing environment
  • 17th edition training
  • Flexibility & able to work a shift pattern including days and nights

What's on Offer

Basic Salary £42,768 + Benefits

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