Maintenance Electrician

  • Location
    Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
  • Salary
    £ 13.19 - £ 14.83 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    JN-012021-162000

My client based in Kilmarnock is currently looking for Process/Machine Operators that hold an in date FLT license to work with them on a temporary basis which will initially be 3 month with potential to be extended. My client is a very well known auto parts manufacturer.


Previous manufacturing experience is highly desirable.



Pay rate: £11.50-£12.50 per hour dependent on experience, weekly pay!


Hours: As below (You must be flexible for all shifts however these are always given in advance)


Day Shift: Mon to Thu - 07:30 to 16:00, Fri - 07:30 to 13:00


Back Shift: Sun - 21:00 to 07:30, Mon - 16:00 to 21:15, Tue to Thu - 16:00 to 21: 45


Night Shift: Mon - 21:15 to 07:30, Tue to Thu (Inclusive) - 21:45 to 07:30


Weekend Day Shift: Fri - 12:45 to 22:15, Sat & Sun - 06:45 to 19:00


Weekend Night Shift: Fri - 22:00 to 07:00, Sat - 18:45 to 07:00



Main Purpose of Job


Carry out planned and reactive Electrical maintenance, fault finding, diagnosis, reporting and tracking.


The successful candidate should be able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a team. Candidates should have completed an Electrical Apprenticeship. Experience should preferably come from a continuous process environment, with a comprehensive knowledge of Electrical maintenance, fault diagnosis on automatic control equipment. Experience of PLC's, HV Networks, Furnace control systems, Rolling Mills, AC/DC Drives, Safety Circuits, Motors and Pumps would be a distinct advantage.



Key Responsibilities



  • Track, monitor and manage the progress of your own work and report accordingly on the computerized maintenance system

  • Work under Permit to Work System when necessary

  • Work on Preventative Planned Maintenance

  • Support Production unit to ensure all Breakdowns are addressed in a timely manner

  • The successful applicant will be expected to troubleshoot and problem-solve engineering issues



Experience and Qualifications



  • Must be time served in an Electrical Engineering Discipline, have good numeracy and literacy skills

  • 18th edition would be desirable

  • Ability to read and work with electrical drawings

  • An understanding of PLC & Drive Systems would be a distinct advantage

  • Factory Industrial/ Manufacturing experience also an advantage

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Please apply with your CV to: Nikki Mclean