Mars UK • United Kingdom

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

Electrical Maintenance Technician


£40,000 - £45,000 DOE

The Electrical Maintenance Technician role at Mars Wrigley is pivotal within the maintenance team.

You will be looked upon as a go to person for solving issues which to others deem unsolvable.

With a large amount of differing technologies there is always scope for upskilling and development.

What are we looking for?

  • You'll have worked in a similar role requiring technical skills in electrical and control engineering, this needn't have been confectionary or production based.

  • You'll have a technical qualification such as HNC / ONC / City & Guilds, ideally with an electrical apprenticeship, or significant experience in lieu of this.

  • You’ll be comfortable working on process instrumentation, control gear & PLCs.

  • Experience in LV & ELV electrical circuits.

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues. Sometimes outside your sphere of knowledge.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Your primary responsibility is to develop and deliver the electrical and control elements of an integrated maintenance system and reliability improvement program..

  • You will also at times be required to carry out preventative maintenance tasks and improvement projects

  • You will be a key member of the Maintenance & Reliability team and in your role you will analyse, diagnose and solve complex technical issues.

  • You'll occasionally manage internal and contract labour to undertake maintenance and engineering improvements.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave

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First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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