Electrical Technician / Engineer

About this job

Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer/Technician (Process Control), or a time served apprentice with the relevant qualifications? I have a fantastic opportunity for a suitable candidate to join a reputable company based in Bathford.

We are seeking an Electrical & Process Control Technician who like to develop and further their skills across all departments within the business. This is a hands-on role. The ideal candidate must have proven electrical experience and be familiar with control panels and PLC’s. Your daily duties will be to support the operation of the Electrical department by testing, repairing, installing, upgrading and the continuous improvement across the site.

Location: Bathford

Hours: Mon – Thurs 8am – 4pm & Fri 8am – 3pm

Salary: £42,000.00 – £45,000.00

Contract: Permanent

Due to the nature of the business a DBS check will be required; This will be funded by the company. On the companies instructions, please Do not apply if you do not live in a commutable distance to Bathford, or sponsorship is required.


· Execute planned preventative maintenance of all electrical and process control equipment

· Troubleshoot electrical issues and perform necessary repairs in a timely manner

· Conduct regular inspections to identify potential problems or malfunctions

· Engage with hardware and software updates and diagnostics for PLC’s

· Carry out installation upgrades and modifications to all existing equipment

· Collaborate with other technicians and engineers to ensure proper functioning of electrical systems

· Support the Project team with installations and commissioning when necessary

· Have the ability to diagnose process, and assist with more complex engineering issues

· Keep accurate records of maintenance activities and repairs on the site system

· Adhere to company EH&S policies

· Provide an on call service to support the shift engineers

To be considered:

· BTEC or ONC/HNC in Electrical Engineering or Electronics, or equivalent

· Time served apprentice with an electrical qualification and a proven electrical engineering working background

· A competent understanding of PLC’s, fault finding, and diagnostics on process control field equipment

· Experience of working in a manufacturing environment

· AC & DC variable speed drive knowledge

· Attend all relevant training requirements

· Proficient with Microsoft Office

· Other IT experience would be beneficial

This opportunity comes with many benefits: Private medical insurance | 26 days holiday plus bank holidays | Company pension | Love2shop discount Card | Life assurance | Season Ticket Loan | Cycle to work scheme | 24/7 Employee assistance programme| + many more

Riverside Recruitment are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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