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Electrical Engineer - Machinery Development and Commissioning

About Us:

Our client is a renowned family business with a rich history dating back to 1840. With their unwavering commitment to craft, quality, innovation, and service, they have grown beyond their traditional roots in handcrafting beds to explore exciting avenues in the hospitality and events industries.

They are now seeking a skilled Electrical Engineer - Development to join their dynamic team. As Electrical Engineer, your primary responsibility will be in the construction, development, and commissioning of production machinery. This hands-on role is essential to our clients continuous growth and commitment to excellence.

Hours, Salary and package:

  • £38,532 per annum
  • Choice between 2 shifts: 4 day weeks, Monday to Thursday (6am-4:15pm Mon-Wed & 6am to 3:15pm Thu) OR 5 day weeks, Monday to Friday (6am-2:15pm Mon-Thu & 6am-1pm).
  • Six weeks holiday, inclusive of public holidays
  • 3% employer pension contribution
  • Health screening programme
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work
  • Death in service
  • Colleague discount
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Free onsite parking with charging points and bike storage
  • Company events

About the role:

  • Electrical construction of machines, encompassing wiring, control panels, PLC setup, and programming.
  • Commissioning of production machinery, both internally and externally, with occasional on-site oversight.
  • Working with, modifying, and installing machine automation systems (e.g., Allen Bradley, Schneider, Keyence).
  • Developing and enhancing existing machinery to optimize performance.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting a wide range of electrical problems.
  • Specifying and sourcing electrical components necessary for builds.
  • Collaborating closely with design and mechanical teams, sharing ideas and concepts.
  • Providing support to production and maintenance engineers when needed.
  • Developing engineering improvements and systems in alignment with the company's objectives.

About you:

  • An electrical engineering background, preferably with apprenticeship training and a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Proven experience in building, repairing, and operating production machinery.
  • Proficiency in understanding, writing, and modifying PLC ladder logic, particularly with Allen Bradley systems.
  • Competence in reading electrical schematic drawings.
  • Basic mechanical skills are advantageous.
  • Experience with springs, coilers, or the wire industry is also advantageous.
  • IT awareness and application.

If you are a passionate Electrical Engineer with a keen eye for detail, a commitment to quality, and a desire to contribute to our clients legacy of craftsmanship and innovation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

For further information, please contact Emma Johnsen on 07551 766028 or [email protected], or apply online via our website.