Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Type Contract
Salary £30 - 33 per hour
Contact Mark Butterfield
Call 07814 889 567
Reference 190720221719

Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer

3-Month Contract

Location: Castleford/Sherburn/Pontefract

Rate: £30.00p/h - £33p/h (PAYE/Umbrella/Ltd - Outside IR35)

Shifts: Panama

Food / Packaging / FMCG / Process Manufacturing


Our client is a nationwide supplier of food produce to the major supermarket sectors. The company are looking for an experienced Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias, for a 3-month contract. For the right candidate, this could also see an extension. Working part of a small knit maintenance team, our client is part of a larger food manufacturing Group, who offer a modern, state of the art working environment.

The role of the Maintenance Engineer will involve the following:


  • Reactive breakdowns & PPM work electrically
  • Fault find and repair on process control with PLC, inverter, servo, instrumentation, and data logging skills, applicable to modern high-speed packaging equipment
  • Maintenance engineering of Steam boilers and system, packaging machinery and process plant equipment
  • Dealing with temp controls, temp data loggers and instrumentation like pressure transmitters, flow controls etc
  • PLCs – mostly Siemens, also Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi
  • Trouble shoot, find a solution, choose kit, set it up/install, set parameters and make improvements

As Maintenance Engineer you will need the following skills and attributes:

  • Electrical engineering Time served apprentice trained or NVQ L3 required
  • 17th/18th Edition highly desirable
  • Food hygiene cert. preferable
  • Pro-active, driven, ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail, suggest improvements
  • Food/FMCG production industry experience (ideally food / packaging etc)

The benefits of working for this company will include:

  • Potential for extension 
  • Small team, independent role, work autonomously, responsible person

I am looking to speak to talented Electrically biased maintenance engineers and who are looking for a rewarding and challenging contract position. For more information, please contact Mark Butterfield, at mark.butterfield@ata-recruitment.co.uk

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