Electrical Engineer

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Job Role: Electrical Engineer

Salary: £46,800 - £51,480

Location: Penrith, Cumbria

Type: Full Time / Permanent

Hours / Shift Pattern: Seven days a week on a five-day shift rota basis. E.g. Five days on and two days off, which could include weekdays like working Thursday through Monday with Tuesday and Wednesday off. 12 Hour shifts.


Everest People Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Electrical Engineer for a large animal by product rendering plant. The purpose of the Electrical Engineer will be to ensure production line efficiency by providing planned and reactive engineering solutions to minimise downtime. The role also involves coordinating necessary works, assisting with installations, ensuring health and safety standards, monitoring machinery, rectifying defects, and assisting in operational tasks as needed.

Key Duties & Responsibilities for the Electrical Engineer

* Collaborate with production shift supervisors and managers to identify potential issues and minimise downtime.

* Assist in investigating methods to improve plant productivity.

* Coordinate with the Engineering Administrator to ensure sufficient stocks of spare parts are available.

* Follow preventative maintenance (PPM).

* Work with production shift supervisors and managers to schedule necessary works, gain permission to proceed, and ensure all required permits are in place before starting.

* Provide advice and support to external contractors during installation works as needed.

* Ensure the health and safety of the work environment by adhering to site safety standards and leaving work areas clean, tidy, and safe after completing tasks.

* Monitor all machinery and ancillary plant during production, completing relevant paperwork.

* Address any defects, following processes to satisfactory conclusions

* Attend any required meetings and courses as directed by the business.

Requirements for the Electrical Engineer

* Proven experience in an Electrical Engineering role within a rendering, processing or heavy manufacturing environment.

* Strong team player with the ability to manage and motivate a team through a hands-on approach, fostering collaboration and ensuring high performance.

* Capable of making well-considered decisions under pressure and effectively communicating these decisions to relevant colleagues to ensure smooth operations.

* Certification in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies, with a focus on continuous improvement.

* Higher qualification in IOSH or NEBOSH for health and safety standards.

* Proficiency in problem-solving techniques, including 8D methodology.

* Proficiency in creating and analysing Value Stream Maps (VSM).

* Experience with Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMs).

* Experience with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

* Experience with Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures.

* Skilled in fault-finding techniques such as half split, input/output, and the 6 Point Technique.

* NVQ Level 3 qualification in an Electrical discipline.

* Experience with calibration processes and procedures.

* Detail-oriented with a keen eye for identifying potential issues and escalating them appropriately to prevent disruptions.

* Excellent communication skills, enabling you to convey technical information and instructions clearly to team members and other stakeholders.

* Proficiency in English, both spoken and written, ensuring clear and effective communication
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