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Maintenance Technician (Electrical Bias)

  • Job reference: 925901
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 10/06/2019

***Great Opportunity in the Inverness area***

Role Purpose

To provide maintenance (i.e. service, repair or replacement) services on all facilities' plant and equipment to enable effective and efficient operations.

Key Accountabilities

* As part of a dedicated Maintenance team, carry out a key role providing Maintenance support to both new and existing plant, in order to maintain operational viability.

* Maintain and improve our plant and equipment to achieve optimum levels of efficiency, output, and quality and safety

* Complete scheduled inspection/maintenance activities and ensure adequate information is recorded as required.

* Position will require craftsman to undertake both mechanical and electrical task. (Training will be provided both in-house and by recognised providers)

* Communicate as required with the Production Manager/Shift Leader/Team Leader before, during and after working on plant and equipment to maintain communication and ensure common understanding.

* Complete Maintenance as required on all other site facilities/infrastructure.

* Complete data entry and interrogate the preventive maintenance system as required in order to ensure appropriate records are established and maintained.

* Carry out all activities in a safe and tidy manner, leaving all working areas clean and tidy, in compliance with Environmental and Health & Safety requirements, and the 5S Principles.

* Comply with all aspects of the Company's Health & Safety Policies and Procedures to minimise risk to self and others.

* Participate in Process Improvement and Quality initiatives to enhance operational performance

* Maintain records as requested to support process improvements

* Position will require maintenance personnel to undertake shift work and follow an on-call rota.

* The position will require flexibility with regards out of hours' support during line service outage or process unplanned shutdown events.

Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Experiences

* Minimum HNC, SVQ/NVQ level 2 or 3 or other equivalent in a relevant Electrical/Mechanical Discipline and/or recognised apprenticeship in Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance.

* Must have proven electrical / mechanical maintenance experience within a process manufacturing environment.

* Candidates who have gas burner experience would be at a distinct advantage.

* 17th Edition IEE Regulations essential for Electricians. Experience in fault finding on systems/PLC's would also be desirable.

* Knowledge and understanding of Production Operations and Processes.

* Intermediate IT skills would be an advantage

* Willing to gain and use new and different skills.

* Experience in working to statutory and company requirements on Health & Safety, Quality and Environment.

* Adaptability.

* Evidence of setting high work standards and a commitment to quality.

* Commitment to achieving and maintaining a high level of safety

***If you are interested in this position send your CV to***

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.