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Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician

Fawdon, NU, GB, NE3 3TR

Fawdon, NU, GB, NE3 3TR

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé

 

Electrical Technician

 

Fawdon

 

Up to £42,000 (inclusive of Shift Allowance) DOE + excellent companywide benefits

Position Summary

 

Reporting to the Automation Engineer you will be responsible for driving improvements in the performance of assets within the designated area. To technically support the engineering and shift management team in the planning and organisation of resource and workflow to improve operational performance. The successful candidate will proactively identify opportunities for improvements and develop the technical skills within the operational teams. Alongside being the recognised asset expert for the assets in the area.

 

This position is a shift-based role operating across a 24/5 shift pattern alternate days and nights.
 

A day in the life of...

 

As an Electrical Technician, you will participate in the implementation and execution of the factory asset maintenance programme, aimed to eliminate unplanned stops and optimise maintenance cost and as a result increase asset intensity.

 

Key Responsibilities include:


•    Providing technical expertise to reduce both technical and production losses, including coaching and/or participating in problem solving, implementing solutions, sharing knowledge, building competence
•    Providing input for annual maintenance budget. Reporting and tracking of the maintenance work order costs
•    Support production to eliminate quality defects, safety risks and chronic technical issues
•    Lead and participate in breakdown analysis
•    Actively participate in maintenance routines to ensure that maintenance activities are scheduled and executed in time with high quality
•    Assist with the technical training program for all factory operational staff
•    To work with the management group to develop an open culture of pro-activity within the operations area.
•    To lead the technical specification, design and procurement of small projects in their designated area to meet operational requirements, time and budget constraints.

 

What will make you successful

 

Strong Problem Solving and Fault Diagnosis skills are essential as well as previous knowledge of a Computerised Maintenance Management System.  You will be a team player with a real drive for continuous improvement and development.


The successful applicant will have:

 

  • Minimum NVQ level 3 in a relevant engineering subject, HNC/HND in technical subject preferred.
  • Ideally dual trained (Electrical and Mechanical) with proven experience in preferably at food manufacturing industry
  • Rockwell experience is preferred but not essential
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene expected.
  • Numerate and literate to GCSE level.
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required
  • Exposure and mild experience in engineering project involvement.

What you need to know

 

The closing date for this role is 09/03/2021 . This is a full-time permanent opportunity and the working hours are varied days and nights, 12-hour shifts. The site operates a 24/7 operation, however this particular role will work within a 24/5 pattern.

 

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK

 
In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process.

 

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé

 

Electrical Technician

 

Fawdon

 

Up to £42,000 (inclusive of Shift Allowance) DOE + excellent companywide benefits

Position Summary

 

Reporting to the Automation Engineer you will be responsible for driving improvements in the performance of assets within the designated area. To technically support the engineering and shift management team in the planning and organisation of resource and workflow to improve operational performance. The successful candidate will proactively identify opportunities for improvements and develop the technical skills within the operational teams. Alongside being the recognised asset expert for the assets in the area.

 

This position is a shift-based role operating across a 24/5 shift pattern alternate days and nights.
 

A day in the life of...

 

As an Electrical Technician, you will participate in the implementation and execution of the factory asset maintenance programme, aimed to eliminate unplanned stops and optimise maintenance cost and as a result increase asset intensity.

 

Key Responsibilities include:


•    Providing technical expertise to reduce both technical and production losses, including coaching and/or participating in problem solving, implementing solutions, sharing knowledge, building competence
•    Providing input for annual maintenance budget. Reporting and tracking of the maintenance work order costs
•    Support production to eliminate quality defects, safety risks and chronic technical issues
•    Lead and participate in breakdown analysis
•    Actively participate in maintenance routines to ensure that maintenance activities are scheduled and executed in time with high quality
•    Assist with the technical training program for all factory operational staff
•    To work with the management group to develop an open culture of pro-activity within the operations area.
•    To lead the technical specification, design and procurement of small projects in their designated area to meet operational requirements, time and budget constraints.

 

What will make you successful

 

Strong Problem Solving and Fault Diagnosis skills are essential as well as previous knowledge of a Computerised Maintenance Management System.  You will be a team player with a real drive for continuous improvement and development.


The successful applicant will have:

 

  • Minimum NVQ level 3 in a relevant engineering subject, HNC/HND in technical subject preferred.
  • Ideally dual trained (Electrical and Mechanical) with proven experience in preferably at food manufacturing industry
  • Rockwell experience is preferred but not essential
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene expected.
  • Numerate and literate to GCSE level.
  • Exposure to TPM, preventive maintenance planning and/or maintenance execution desired but not required
  • Exposure and mild experience in engineering project involvement.

What you need to know

 

The closing date for this role is 09/03/2021 . This is a full-time permanent opportunity and the working hours are varied days and nights, 12-hour shifts. The site operates a 24/7 operation, however this particular role will work within a 24/5 pattern.

 

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK

 
In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process.

 

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