Shift Maintenance Electrician

  • Location
    Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 34000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Adecco South Yorkshire Technical are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Electrician to join a developing company.

What's on offer

  • Full time permanent role

  • Shift Pattern:

Week 1: Tuesday - Thursday, 12-hour nights

Week 2: Tuesday - Thursday, 12-hour days and Friday, 8-hour day

  • £34,000 per annum

  • Opportunity for overtime

  • Training opportunities

  • Collaborative team environment

  • Scope for advancement


  • To provide a cost-effective breakdown, repair and preventative maintenance service to the business.

  • To reduce downtime, improve plant performance and reliability by identifying and implementing engineering solutions.


  • To participate as an active member of the team. � To work in a safe and orderly manner.

  • To minimise plant downtime.

  • To diagnose and remedy equipment/plant faults.

  • Ensure all breakdowns are carried out constructively and accurately.

  • Ensure that all parts required are booked out correctly and recorded as necessary. � Carry out planned preventative maintenance tasks.

  • Practise continuous improvement, innovation and pro-activeness for improved ways of working offering possible solutions to problems encountered wherever possible

  • Work closely with production to achieve production needs. � To comply with company procedures.

  • To work under own initiative with minimal supervision.

  • To have due regard to financial implications of actions taken.

  • To ensure H&S & Environmental procedures & authorisations are adhered to.

  • To carry out all necessary IT based & manual recording tasks relevant to the operation of the department.

  • Facilitate lean ways of working to minimise waste and maximise efficiency, ensuring departmental housekeeping objectives are achieved.

Knowledge / Experience

  • BTEC qualified in an electrical engineering discipline and/or relevant time serviced experience, training or certification.

  • At least 3 years' experience within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment, although other modern industrial environments would be considered.

  • Can demonstrate a good hands-on knowledge of electrical and PLC control systems. PLC programming experience not essential.

  • Experience with working with 3-phase motor and variable speed drive systems. � Mechanical experience would be advantageous.

  • Experience in the use of overhead cranes and slinging techniques, but not essential. � Experience in the use of Forklift Trucks, but not essential.

  • Good fault finding and problem-solving skills, coupled together with the ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to understand and produce engineering drawings.

  • General knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to carry out on the job risk assessments.

  • Good organisational and decision-making skills. � Ability to make quick and accurate decisions.

  • Able to work alone or as part of a team. � Self-motivated, Pro-active and reliable. � Strong attention to detail.

  • Forward thinking.

  • Progressive attitude towards training.

  • IT Literate (Able to input work and times into a front-line maintenance system). � Good verbal, listening & written communication skills.

Please apply here or call Adecco Sheffield on 0114 228 8080 for more information.

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