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Electrical Engineer

  • Job reference: 920959
  • Location: Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: Up to GBP29120 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Electricity, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 30/10/2018

Electrical Engineer, Perth, £14 per hour

Our client a leading food manufacturer are currently recruiting for an Electrical Engineer to join the Engineering team.

The candidate will be used to working in a fast paced and hands on position, be well organised with the ability to maintain attention to detail whilst working under pressure in a busy working environment.


  • Installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems including low voltage electrical distribution, power and lighting systems and electrical machinery and appliances

  • Undertaking Planned Preventative and reactive maintenance works which includes diagnosing and correcting faults

  • Ensuring that jobs are completed on time in compliance with PPM plans and service level agreements

  • Assist, where necessary, the works of external contractors

  • Carry out day to day repair and maintenance of all equipment on site, on some occasions working in confined spaces

  • To maintain a good standard of housekeeping in workshops, stores and plant rooms

  • Liaison with Production to provide pro-active support ensuring maximum performance and efficiency of production runs

  • Compliance with all company ISO, SAP & HACCP procedures, ensuring all works are carried out in a safe, tidy and hygienic manner

  • Adherence to legislation and Company, hygiene, health and safety policies during all works in accordance with PPE requirements at all times

  • Escalate issues of serious level immediately to the Engineering Manager

  • To support continual improvement through identifying site improvement projects and personal development opportunities to the Engineering Manager

  • To comply with company policy on all matters concerning health & safety such as risk assessments, safe work procedures

  • Any other reasonable duties may be assigned as deemed necessary


  • 17th edition qualification and completed an apprenticeship

  • Experienced within a manufacturing or industrial environment

  • Experience in fault finding diagnosis

  • Proven experience in planned maintenance systems, breakdown maintenance and installations with knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Please note that this role is working 40 hours per week, on a two shift rota. 8am to 4.30pm / 5am to 1.30pm

Role is commutable from Perth, Dundee, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline, Stirling.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.