Electrical Shift Maintenance Technician

Posted By: Kye Smiles
Salary: £39,000 to £42,000
Location: Cramlington, Northumberland
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Engineering, Maintenance

Central Employment is working with an industry-leading manufacturing company within Cramlington; they are looking for an Electrical Shift Maintenance Technician to join their growing team. If you are an engineer electrically biased engineer looking for a new opportunity within Cramlington, reach out today.

Job Title: Electrical Shift Maintenance Technician

Location: Cramlington, Northumberland


  • Work autonomously with dayshift support – Dayshift Technicians and Mechanical Fitters.
  • Undertake reactive breakdown diagnosis and repair.
  • Undertake planned preventative maintenance activities as per maintenance schedules.
  • Act as the single point of contact for all Maintenance plant and equipment issues based on a continental shift pattern
  • Participate in project work, including installing and commissioning new equipment, machine modifications, improvement works,
  • Participate in Lean/Six Sigma continuous improvement projects.
  • Maintain equipment logs and shift handovers.
  • Work with the computerised maintenance management system and Maintenance of work records.
  • Coordinate with sub-contractors
  • Implement Permit to Work System
  • Ensure safe isolation of plant and equipment.


Required Skills/Strengths:

  • Time served Electrically biased Technician
  • Experience in PLC’s HMI/MMI, particularly Allen Bradley, with a solid ability to interrogate PLC coding
  • Experience in AC and DC variable speed drives
  • Experience in working in Hazardous areas is preferable
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ideally, a minimum of an HNC (or equivalent) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Work under pressure and often on their own

Additional Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus usual bank holidays (or equivalent shifts)
  • 3% bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension with up to 10% Employer contributions
  • Life assurance 4 x basic salary
  • Employee Assistance scheme including life and legal advice.


Please let me know if you need any further adjustments or additional information!

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