Site Shift Electrician – Kendal Nutricare, Kendal

Kendal Nutricare Ltd. is an English Pharmaceutical Research Company, manufacturing milk based infant formulas and weaning products to UK and export markets.

Site Shift Electrician

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated electrician to join our ever-growing business in the food manufacturing market.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the service, repair, maintenance, installation and improvement of site machinery & equipment to ensure their safe and efficient working on a 24 hour basis.

Responsibilities:

  • To carry out repairs and improvements in all matters of plant, machinery and services, utilising effective planning and computer maintenance management systems to ensure safe, efficient and effective site operation
  • Communicate directly with the Production Team Leaders and Engineering Supervisor for day-day work during normal working hours and provide a first line response on a priority basis outside of normal working hours

Principal elements of the work involve:

  • Maintain the site electrical fixed and portable equipment.
  • Diagnose electrical and mechanical breakdowns and effect repairs on a 24 hour basis.
  • Identify faults during a breakdown situation of an electrical, mechanical and instrument nature.
  • Implement agreed modifications to plant to increase efficiency and reduce downtime.
  • Carry out planned maintenance on equipment that requires a major electrical input to perform efficiently and reliably and undertake limited mechanical maintenance.
  • Operate production and non-production plant to enable fault finding.
  • Operate with a high level of hygiene & adhere to the strict regimes of dress, personal hygiene, cleanliness & care in working that is demanded across site.

Experience:

  • Fully Qualified Electrical Engineer is essential.
  • Industrial experience is essential as you will be the only electrician on site during night shift.
  • Specialist trade training in the current Edition Regulation
  • Training in PLC systems would be desirable (Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi and Omron).
  • Experience of electrical drive and control systems is essential.
  • Good communicator with a helpful and flexible approach.
  • Be proactive in self learning and development.

Working Hours/Shift Pattern: 37.5 hrs per week: 3 x 12.5 hr Days / Nights rotation
Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@kendalnutricare.com to arrive no later than 14th June 2018

Kendal Nutricare Ltd, Mint Bridge Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6NL | Tel: 01539 877100

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