Maintenance Technician - Electrical Bias

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    Chester, Cheshire

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    £32000 - £38000 per annum

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Job Title: Maintenance Technician - Electrical Bias

Recruiting for a permanent Maintenance Technician, to be based in Chester working for
a leading manufacturer of lead sheet and engineered products.
Will also consider candidates on a temp to perm basis.

40 hours/week plus 1 in 3 Saturday working (6:00am - 18:00pm)
12 hr rotational day/night shifts Monday - Friday

Scope of role
Maintenance and fault diagnostics of manufacturing equipment and associated plant. The successful candidate will not be fazed by a busy and demanding environment and have some mechanical systems maintenance knowledge that extends to fault diagnosis and rectification. This role will not only be in the front line defence of maintaining the company's production effectiveness but will also work on planned improvements to plant, equipment and new projects.

Key Responsibilities
* Maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment
* Breakdown response and efficient rectification
* Fault diagnosis and rectification of electrical and mechanical systems involving PLC control
* Achieve team and individual targets
* Complete and control all necessary documentation around engineering activities
* Achieve all activities in line with company regulations and health & safety guidelines
* Planned preventative maintenance
* Assist with driving continuous improvement and lean activities

* 5 years + relevant experience post apprenticeship
* Ability to read Electrical & Engineering drawings
* Ability to fault find - good working knowledge of electrical and mechanical drive systems, pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
* Working knowledge of modern AC & DC drive systems through to standard large motor starting systems
* Fault finding diagnostics - electrical and mechanical
* Good working knowledge of PLC's, pneumatics, hydraulics, variable speed drives (AC/DC)
* Excellent electrical fault finding skills

Personal Attributes
* Confident, flexible with a 'can do' attitude
* Ability to communicate well with other team members
* Flexible with a desire to learn and develop

Specific Requirements
Good working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems