Maintenance Electrician - 4on 4off Shift

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£15.91 per hour
04 Oct 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Main Accountability / Purpose

To electrically, electronically maintain thermoforming, printing and paper cup machines through breakdown, planned, and preventative maintenance methodologies.  Additionally, the role includes the participation in continuous improvement projects.

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of PLCs and PLC programming.
  • Logical approach to troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of temperature and pressure control circuits.
  • Understanding of stepper, single and 3 phase motors and motor controllers.
  • Able to use and understand multimeters, oscilloscopes and other measurement devices.
  • Able to use and understand electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be computer literate.​


HNC/ONC/C&G in electrical or electronic engineering.


Minimum 5 years experience in fault finding on plastic processing equipment (injection moulding or thermoforming), printing (flexographic or dry-offset) machines.

Particular preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate mechanical aptitude.

Must be KPI driven to optimise output and yield and be able to their initiative to solve a problem if parts are not readily available.

This is a weekly paid position and will be a 4on-4off shift rotation working 12 hour shifts. (Two days: 7am to 7pm; Two nights: 7pm to 7am; and 4 rest days).