Maintenance Electrician

  • Portadown
  • 34000 - 35000
  • Full Time
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We are presently recruiting a new Maintenance Electrician position for one of the most recognisable and highly regarded brands in the UK & Ireland.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful Maintenance Electrician join a tight knit and friendly team within a leading brand at their modern, clean facility in the Portadown / Lurgan area.

The ideal candidate will have a strong electrical background with some mechanical competency and be proficient in fact paced production equipment including motor drives, control panels, conveyors and packaging equipment.

The role will include a range of Preventative maintenance, Project work, Facilities maintenance, Installations and attending breakdowns as part of a team of 6-7 engineers.

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join a recognised market leader at one of their key production facilities
  • An excellent team culture and factory environment which encourages accountability and communication
  • Monday – Friday working hours, Morning & Evening 8-hour shifts (rotating week to week) – No nights!
  • Premium rate overtime, (x1.5 and x2 for Sundays)
  • Progression opportunities within large multi-national company including role advancement and training investment
  • Pension contribution matching up to 10%
  • Tools, uniform and full training will be provided
  • Salary, £34,000 – £35,000


Application Criteria:

  • Time served Electrical / Electrical & Mechanical apprenticeship or Qualified to NVQ Level 3 and above in suitable Electrical / Maintenance discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience providing reactive & preventative maintenance in a fast paced FMCG production environment
  • Possess an understanding of conveyor systems and be confident wiring panels and diagnosing faults
  • Possess strong communication skills and a willingness to work well as part of a collective team to complete tasks.

Location: Portadown, County Armagh

To apply for this role please click on the link below to submit your CV or call Michael Pauls at Donard recruitment on 02890996195.

Key Words: Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Electrician, Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician, PM Engineer, Line Engineer, Shift Engineer, Breakdown Engineer or Shift Engineer.

Closing Date:
6 March 2020

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