Rotating shifts (29 hours):
Sat/Sun - 6am - 6pm
Sat/Sun - 6pm – 6am
Plus 5 hours in the week (flexible to which day)
£37,897.20 (Base salary + Shift Allowances)
An exciting opportunity to join the Mars Wrigley factory in Plymouth as a Electrical Engineer has become available, to support Plymouth on its journey to becoming a world class factory.
An exciting opportunity to join the Mars Wrigley factory in Plymouth as a Electrical Shift Engineer has become available, to support Plymouth on its journey to becoming a world class factory. The primary responsibility of the role is to maintain plant equipment and fix mechanical / electrical issues sitewide. For this role a strong electrical bias with control / automation skill will be required, along with an intermediate level of mechanical expertise.
What are we looking for?
Proven experience in diagnosing and fixing automation, electrical and mechanical issues, with an electrical bias, within an FMCG environment.
An action orientated, results driven, problem solver that works well with people and can prioritise workloads with ease.
Higher National Certificate (HNC) in an electrical/automation or multiskilled engineering discipline is desirable, supported by suitable experience.
What would be your key responsibilities?
As an Electrical Shift Engineer you will be performing fault diagnosis and resolving random failures on production machinery. Such as, automation, electrical and mechanical issues.
Escalate maintenance issues where necessary.
Detailed reporting and recording of maintenance work.
Provide technical experience/expertise/ information to assist others in resolution of equipment issue.
Drive reactive maintenance continuous improvement
Undertake preventative maintenance activities, equipment checks, repairs etc.
Conduct training and coaching of all operators, technicians and apprentices
Monitor and reduce the amount of energy consumed
Complete risk assessment / permit to work and formulate method statements to assist in safe undertaking of any activity.
Measures and monitors both the quality of work and the accurate recording of shift reliability issues
Identify, design, and implement controls improvement solutions
Work with engineering on specific electrical and or controls projects from design to startup, including HMI and PLC programming, installation, checkout, start-up, and training
Provide on shift – plant-wide support (including overtime coverage for vacancies) for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolution of Level I (PLC/Servos) and Level II (HMI) system related problems
What can you expect from Mars?
An industry competitive salary + shift allowance
An attractive benefits package, including an 8% performance bonus, pension scheme up to 9% employer contribution, private medical care and life insurance
Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented associates, all guided by the five principles
Mars have been voted in the Top 10 of UK ‘Great Places to Work’ since 2016
A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
You can count on our commitment to your growth and development as you work across our world-famous brands. Mentoring and coaching tailored to each individual’s diverse background
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