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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location: Oldham, Oldham, England, United Kingdom, OL1 1HD
  • Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Progression. and other perks. per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Contact: Kris Charnock
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 191406KCH_1626443970

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Oldham

Salary: Up to £40K DOE.

Start Date: ASAP.

Duration: Permanent.

Hours: Shifts- 4 on 4 off- 2 days / 2 nights.

Annual Leave: 25 days- plus holiday purchase scheme

Benefits: Pension, progression opportunities and many other perks.

About the Company

Morson Talent, a specialist in Engineering Recruitment is working with one of the UK's largest production companies. The company is a well-established company working with major brands for over 20+ years.

Job Objectives and Responsibilities

  • The Electrical Engineer duties will be to maintain all plant, production, and ancillary equipment to ensure optimum production performance and minimise equipment downtime.
  • Involved in fault finding on production equipment, preventative maintenance, and continuous improvement.
  • Perform maintenance checks and procedures on all equipment and computerised plant, production, and ancillary equipment.
  • Maintain functioning measures to ensure continuousness of production.
  • In the event of breakdown, respond and treat as priority repairs necessary to minimise downtime.
  • Provide support and advice on potential operational and performance improvements to the Production Manager.
  • Maintain, advise, and recommend on spare part stock levels to minimise breakdown turnaround.
  • Advise and recommend potential training opportunities to enhance production support.
  • Be flexible in terms of hours to maintain continuity of production.
  • Always work safely and comply with current health and safety legislation.


  • This ideal candidate will be a skilled electrical engineer with several years of experience.
  • You will be professionally competent and qualified to operate safely in electrical maintenance and repairs to drives, controls, 3 phase and low voltage equipment.
  • You will be experienced in working with Motors/DC drives/Inverters/PLC's/PLC control systems/IT control systems.
  • A self-motivated individual who is proactive, reactive and possess a strong problem-solving ability, providing solutions and recommendations.
  • The ability to prioritise tasks/breakdowns is essential as well as carrying out root cause analysis and updating and improving documentation.
  • Experience desired but not essential of working with AGV's, Conveyor systems, High speed printing presses (Wifag), Publishing and Inserting equipment (FERAG), Palletisers (Schur), Cranes, Compressors, Chillers and AHU systems.
  • Well organised and able to work on own aptitude.
  • Sound engineering knowledge and a positive attitude.
  • Right to work in the UK/EU.
  • Excellent communication.

We aim to respond to suitable candidates within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, please feel free to contact us to receive feedback on your application and discuss your requirements.

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