Electrical Maintenance Technician in Derbyshire

Maintenance Technician

 Derby Area     

Weekly Rotating Shifts (6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am)    

Mon – Fri, Full-time, Permanent

To undertake all machine repairs, including electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, and programming, also changeover activities in line with production requirements and lean techniques,

* NVQ Level 3 Electrical with the 18th Edition Essential

** PLC diagnostics/fault finding capability required


 Responsible for the care and maintenance of all production machines and tooling including:

  • moulds, punches, dies & pins
  • heat seal tools/gaskets
  • thermoform tooling
  • overprint machinery
  • all production test equipment


  • To actively support and work towards Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • To work closely with production departments in the implementation of process improvement, utilising the most cost effective and efficient use of machinery and resources are always maintained.
  • To ensure all identified risk assessments are carried out in line with Company procedure and to provide standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for any new installations.
  • To provide preventative, fault finding machine installation and planned and reactive maintenance in an efficient and safe manner.
  • To carry out routine servicing as scheduled by the preventative maintenance electronic database.
  • When identified, lead or assist in project planning and implementation in a timely manner.
  • To ensure all calibration requirements are carried out to the time schedule and correct procedure.
  • To ensure that proper handover procedures are carried out, communicating any problems or shortfalls during shift and any improvement projects running, completing job log on computer.
  • When necessary ensure safe factory closure with regards to alarm setting, plant, machinery, and equipment, carrying out check of all other areas including door/window closure, gate locking and any other security.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties requested by management when necessary.

 Technical Skills Profile:                              

  • NVQ Level 3 Electrical with the 18th Edition.
  • HNC qualified in engineering, NVQ or ONC considered
  • PLC diagnostics/fault finding capability required
  • Basic electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic fault finding required, advanced skills are a plus in this area
  • Electrical and mechanical machine assembly experience required.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft programmes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Electrical installation and problem-solving capability, able to work independently and safely.
  • Self-motivated, driven by continuous improvement ethos and 5S principles
  • Ability to mentor/train
  • Strong, effective Health and Safety Awareness
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality


Sr - EMT


Derby Area


£25,000 to £35,000
(+£1.50 per hours shift premium)

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