Electrical Engineer

  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 36000 / Year
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    JN-042019-61155

A leading Engineering company is on the lookout for an Electrical shift engineer.


The job
Carry out electrical maintenance and repairs on machinery
Electrical Installation on machinery
Identify electrical problems on machinery and repair and maintain
Carrying out quality inspections


The person
Apprentice trained electrician
Experience working with with machinery
Experience with reactive maintenance


Accountability for all electrical, electronic, and process control work (planned / breakdown) occurring on the plant.


Must also have a good mechanical engineering awareness to be able to support and assist if necessary mechanical breakdowns or continuous improvement activities.


The main tasks and responsibilities include:



  • Providing first line maintenance/breakdown rectification resource, performing hands-on engineering expertise to deal with the problems safely and effectively, including internal and external plant lighting site wide.

  • Managing electrical engineering activities on shift to comply with all internal and external health, safety and environmental requirements, specifically including the Permit to Work System, High Voltage Safety Rules (EIS5) and Isolation and Immobilisation procedures.

  • Carrying out electrical Installation work as required in accordance with BS7671 Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.

  • Assisting with the planning of shift activities where particular expertise is required.

  • Carrying out and supporting continuous improvement activities when necessary.

  • Providing relevant information and reports of plant breakdowns to assist in the completion of Single Event Analysis (SEA), and acting as a member of the team assisting in the implementation of actions to prevent re-occurrences where applicable.

  • Ensuring accurate recording within SAP of information relating to engineering issues on shift.

  • Working on, or assisting with, work on mechanical systems.

  • Leading, coaching and developing other employees, in particular the Electrical Apprentices.





The ideal person will be:



  • Educated to an HNC level or have proven electrical experience in a large production environment.

  • Be able to demonstrate an awareness of a melting shop environment.

  • Able to demonstrate a high level of practical Mechanical / Electrical hands-on skills.

  • Able to lead, coach and develop other employees.

  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of continuous improvement programmes, particularly planned maintenance activities.

  • A good communicator, both verbal & written.

  • Able to demonstrate good planning skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of the health and safety and environmental policies and plans.



Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Luke Dugdale