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Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Burton-on-Trent
  • £50000 - £52000 per annum GBP / Year

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Maintenance Engineer to lead the engineering team to support with boiler operations, plant maintenance of steam, refrigeration, and waste handling from a proactive and reactive perspective.

We strive to put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and deliver the best products for our consumers that are produced through a highly automated PLC-controlled process plant and automated filling and packing lines. It is continually developing and expanding.

Our manufacturing is all about ensuring the consumer receives a perfect quality product, at the right time and place whilst driving losses from our business to maximise efficiency and productivity.

  • Salary: £50,500 + potential bonus + other fantastic benefits
  • Shift pattern: Monday to Friday 8 hour shifts on a rotating basis (days, afternoons and nights) with a 6 shift on all Fridays so you have an early finish, and the night shift on a Friday is 6pm to 12 midnight.
  • Pension: Up to 12% contribution available from the company
  • Holidays: 33 days
  • Healthcare: Healthcare plan and also dental
  • Perks: Discount in stores, Bike to work scheme, Discounted gym membership
  • Progression: Lots of training and progression available


You will be leading a team of technicians who will have high expectations and projects to deliver. You will be expected to prioritise and manage your workload and the workload of the team to ensure all industrial services requirements are fulfilled.

As a Senior Engineering Technician, you will supervise the team to provide professional engineering support through performing preventative and reactive maintenance repairs and servicing on the industrial services plant including steam generating boilers, the largest refrigeration plant in the UK, and our waste handling systems for the site, including our water treatment processes. There will also be opportunities to utilise your skills working on engineering improvements within the department.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Providing support to the automated process and Shift Management Team, leading daily maintenance activities, key shutdowns and plant improvements.
  • Driving the use of breakdown analysis to continuously improve asset intensity.
  • Leading the execution/prioritisation of planned maintenance activities, communicating with production and other stakeholders to achieve this.
  • Supporting the manufacturing strategy by continually seeking opportunities to revise and improve the production plan.
  • Supporting the management of shift labour – ensuring the department always has engineering cover to the agreed minimum levels

Skills required:

  • We’re looking for an experienced electrical engineering technician and enthusiastic person to join our team. you will need to be a flexible individual with excellent attention to detail to succeed in our fast-paced environment.

Key attributes:

  • Will have a hands-on, practical approach to their work, along with a great can-do attitude.
  • Will have the ability to lead a team in delivering compliance in safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Will be able to support the development of the Engineering team in line with the Technical competency matrix.
  • Will have strong fault-finding skills, and proven experience of using breakdown analysis to eliminate root cause.
  • Will have good knowledge of SAP systems and reporting.
  • Will have good knowledge of Project Management methodologies and a drive to implement these with the team.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV through the link and we will contact you asap for a chat about this role and your availability to attend an interview.

To apply for this job please visit www.aplitrak.com.


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