Mechanical and Electrical Multiskilled Operative

Posted 6 days ago by Work Lyf Group Ltd

Hixon, Staffordshire
£35,000 - £45,000/annum

We are recruiting for a Mechanical and Electrical Multiskilled Operative for our client based in Hixon.


You will be part of the busy maintenance team to perform electrical and mechanical maintenance and repair duties in a heavy industrial environment.

Taking instruction from Site Electrical Engineer and Maintenance Manager, you will be required to undertake planned and reactive maintenance on a wide range of plant, machinery and site facilities.

Primary Responsibilities / Key Accountabilities

  • Reactive and PPM work
  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance on hydraulics, pneumatics, conveyors, crushers, furnaces and more
  • Basic fault find and repair of motors, inverters, contactors, sensors, relays etc
  • Changing bearings, housing and motors
  • Single-phase, three-phase and 24 VDC electrical fault find and repair
  • Welding and fabricating when required
  • Distribution boards, panels wiring, repair etc
  • Predominantly sockets, lighting, armoured cable repair
  • Assist in new installations
  • If required, support the wider maintenance team on tasks within your capability.
  • Ensure adherence to/compliance with company policies, rules and regulations relating to safety/health, performance standards, procedures, processes and training requirements

Qualifications & Training

  • Recognised engineering, mechanical or electrical qualification
  • Qualified Electrical Installer
  • Formal Electrical Engineering Qualification such as  17th/18th Edition Cert or Min NVQ Level 3

Skills / Experience

  • Demonstrable fault-finding experience
  • Previous experience in maintaining production equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Time-served/experienced within a manufacturing (medium to heavy) or process driven environment

Hours of Work:

4 x 12 hour shifts, 3 days off.  Rotating days and nights

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