On-Call Electrical Engineer

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On-Call Electrical Engineer

  • Location:

    Knottingley

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Temp

  • Salary:

    £35,500

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Gaunt

  • Contact email:

    jonathangaunt@firstchoice-uk.com

  • Contact phone:

    01924201155

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    On-Going

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Location: Knottingley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £35,500.00 per annum plus call out payments of £91 per call out

Working hours: Shift times will vary; Monday to Friday 6am-2pm / 7am-3pm / 8am-4pm plus call out on rota (1 week in 3)

This is a day position, working 40 hours per week, typically 6.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Friday, however, there is an element of flexibility required for this role and as such these may change from time to time to suit factory needs. In addition, you will also be required to be on call one week in three.

First Choice are recruiting on behalf of our client, one of Europe’s most prominent manufacturers of premium glass containers, providing exceptional quality glass packaging for some of the world’s most prestigious spirit brands for over one hundred years.

To support growth and increasing production demands, we are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated and pro-active individual to join the Engineering Department as an On-Call Electrical Engineer located in Knottingley, West Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Engineering Team Leader and working within a small team, the role is responsible for the provision of an ‘on-call’ service to rectify and eliminate equipment faults and failures and minimise machine downtime, via a committed rota (one week in three), covering 365 days per year. This on-call provision will commence after familiarisation of the site and machinery.

Suitable candidates should be fully apprentice trained, or equivalent, and possess a good level of Maths and English, candidates may be requested to undertake an aptitude test to demonstrate these skills.

Candidates must be able to communicate confidently and effectively all levels, both written and oral, have good organisational skills with a logical and methodical approach to work. The ability to work well under pressure, in a hostile working environment and prioritise workloads is also essential to this role, together with excellent problem solving skills. Previous knowledge of working within a glass manufacture plant and/or 24-hour process environment would be an advantage, however, not essential.

Successful candidates can benefit from the following:-

  • Opportunity to develop new skills and develop a career in a successful multi-million-pound organisation

  • Job stability within a growing sustainable industry

  • Fantastic career progression opportunities for the right individuals

  • Additional payments for each call out attended

  • The site benefits from easy motorway access and provides free onsite parking

This is an exciting time to join a successful team, make an impact and be a proud part of the future journey of the organisation. Therefore, if you are looking to broaden your skillset and take on a new challenge where you can make a difference, then this could be the next step for you and your career.

If you or someone you know would like to apply for this position, please click the 'apply' button or call our office on 01924 201155.