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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

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  • Crewkerne, Somerset, England
  • Permanent,
  • Manufacturing and automation,
  • 6638
  • 08/02/2024
Job description


Location: Crewkerne, Somerset

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 39 hours per week - days with occasional night shift

Salary: Up to £43,602 per annum, dependent one experience and qualifications

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join our clients team in Crewkerne on a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will work with colleagues to improve production facilities, reduce incidence of costly breakdowns and follow strategies to improve overall reliability and safety of the plant, personnel and production process.

Day to day of this role includes reactive and preventative maintenance within the factory on various machinery ensuring machinery and equipment runs smoothly to maintain production and quality.

Duties & responsibilities:

      Checking and calibrating instruments to make sure they are accurate and repairing faults if found

Fitting of new parts

Ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulics, conveyor systems and production machines

Following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacture instructions and engineering specifications

Locating sources of problems by observing mechanical devises in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments

Removing defective parts by dismantling devices using hoists, cranes and hand and power tools

All electrical work inclyding lighting, wiring, testing, alarm systems and lighting systems

Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques and monitoring compliance

Checking stock to determine inventory levels

Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests

Responding immediately to equipment and machinery breakdowns

Fixing faults or arranging for replacement to be installed

Making scheduled checks on machinery and parts

About you:

      Fault finding experience within an industrial environment

Experience in a maintenance role

Background working within a manufacturing, plastics, aerospace, automotive, precision or similar environment

Dual skilled mechanical / electrical is desirable

Experience of working within an engineering environment

Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Maintenance Engineer

Experience in preventative and corrective maintenance

Experience of working within a foundry is desirable

Relevant electrical qualification - City & Guilds, 18 th Edition or NVQ

HNC or HND in either General Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Operations is desirable


      Company pension

Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

Free onsite parking

Health and wellbeing program

Bereavement leave

Profit sharing

Sick pay

Quarterly bonus scheme

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact Maria Thorne on for more information.


If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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