Maintenance Engineer (Electrical bias) - Somerset

£36000 - £37000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Glastonbury/ Shepton Mallet / Frome / Westbury

Are you an Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity in Somerset?

Does the idea of working on state of the art production machinery sound appealing?
Does a great shift pattern that provides you with routine but flexibility tick your boxes?

Then get in touch! Kingston Barnes has an exciting opportunity for a Multi-skilled maintenance position for one of our clients in Somerset. The Engineer is required to undertake multi-skilled maintenance on state of the art production machinery within the facility. Full training and development in company and manufacturing systems with excellent starting salary.

The Company: With the company's success continuing to grow steadily, they are looking at expanding the work force on site in order to maintain production levels. They are a market leader within a highly profitable industry and are looking forward to another successful year within this marketplace. The business has shown consistent growth and is constantly developing new systems to maintain their competitive advantage in existing markets. The successful Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer will receive support and development which will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further yourself and progress your career within a continually expanding business.

The Role: Within the remit of the role you will be undertaking multi-skilled maintenance on state of the art semi-automated machinery. The role is split between planned and reactive maintenance within the facility, and all engineers will be actively involved in helping set up PPM's weekly and installation work on a project basis.

Most of the role will revolve around front-line electrical maintenance and so experience working in a pressurised maintenance role is required. There will be some mechanical maintenance to undertake as it is a multi-skilled role so a mechanical aptitude is expected.

The site is semi-automated and uses a mixture of PLC's. Any candidates with experience fault finding on PLC's would be ideal. As a skilled and meticulous Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer you will be well organised and capable of working under pressure and to tight deadlines on a rotating shift pattern.


- Multi-skilled maintenance background (electrical bias)

- Electrical skills – 3 phase systems

- Mechanical maintenance skills/ aptitude

- PLC ff ideal, not essential

- Experience working in a high speed production environment or desire to

- Happy working a shift pattern

- Electrical/ Mechanical apprenticeship/qualifications

If you are interested please call Justin Reynolds on 011793252233 or apply online

* Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position