Electrical bias Multi Skilled Engineer

Electrical/ Multi Skilled Engineer
Erith, Kent

Astute Technical are currently recruiting for Electrical/ Multi Skilled Engineers to work for a state-of-the-art fulfilment centre boasting cutting edge technology.
This is a great opportunity for an Electrical or Multi Skilled Engineer as you will play an important part in supporting the operation, by providing first response to engineering fault conditions, reactive and planned maintenance activities as well as proactive improvement works. You will also be first point of contact to be able to offer support and guidance to trainee and technician engineers.
This is a great opportunity to utilise existing skills whilst also developing knwoledge and insight through working in a highly automated environment using PLC controlled robotics.

As an Electrical/ Multi Skilled Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Carrying out planned maintenance across the site, in a timely and safe manner ensuring procedures are followed
  • Reacting to breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analysing the issue and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum.
  • Provide support and training to junior engineers and technicians
  • Updating and filing the correct records for activities and tasks undertaken, parts used from stores and training undertaken
  • Attend meetings as required, analyse data and find solutions to improve equipment performance whilst ensuring safe working practice and full communications are always maintained.
  • Work with manufacturers to find out ways to improve machinery performance
  • Respond to and diagnose breakdowns, resolving issues and repairing them
  • Perform housekeeping and equipment cleaning
  • Involvement in projects within the business to develop effective engineering installation and commissioning.

To be considered for the Electrical/ Multi Skilled Engineer role, it would be desirable to have:

  • A formal qualification in either electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Strong electrical experience ideally within a FMCG environment
  • Knowledge of working with controls/ analysing faults and providing solutions
  • Experience of reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Understanding of automation hardware of software
  • Ability to work in a team with varying abilities

As an Electrical/ Multi Skilled Engineer, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Onsite subsidised café and company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers
  • Private Healthcare
  • Numerous local discounts and benefits

Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Natasha Elliott on nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk or 02393 910 043

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.