Electrical maintenance engineer

Location Pontefract, Wakefield, England
Job Type Permanent
Salary £38000 - 38000 per year Pension + Bonus + OT
Contact Andrew Bairstow
Call 07917 043 687
Reference AB65632

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

£38,000 + 5% Bonus + 7% Pension

OT Paid at 1.5 Monday to Saturday and x2 Sunday

Based in Pontefract

The Company:

Part of a large food group with 30 plant across the world, this business produces a portfolio of instantly recognisable brads. The Factory in Pontefract is purpose built and has had a huge amount of investment in new machinery and equipment.

As a business they pride themselves on the culture they have created, particularly at this site. This is a great company to work for, with a settled and motivated engineering team and a positive working environment.

The Role:

  • Working a 3-shift system Monday to Friday
  • As an electrical maintenance engineer, you will provide planned and reactive maintenance support on bespoke production machinery. The equipment includes Friers, conveyors, weighing machinery, metal detectors, packaging lines, palletisers, case packers, and coding equipment.
  • The role is electrically biased working on single and 3 phase systems, AC/DC drives, invertors, relays and PLC’s.
  • Mechanically you will be working on bearings, motors, pneumatics, belts and conveyors
  • You will also get involved in looing at production line improvement projects

Required Experience:

  • The successful electrical maintenance engineer will be apprentice trained with a NVQ level 3 in electrical engineering as a minimum.
  • You must have experience within an automated manufacturing background, ideally FMCG, food, packaging, print, beverage etc


  • This is a market leading company with a strong benefits package to attract the best, including 5% bonus and contributory pension scheme.
  • The training and development potential is really good here with opportunities to go on internal and external training courses.
  • Opportunity for career development with lead engineer roles being the natural progression
  • Plenty of opportunity for OT paid at 1.5 or double time to increase your earning potential significantly

Interviews can be arranged immediately so apply by following the online instructions or send a CV to Andrew.bairstow@ata-recruitment.co.uk

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