Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Manufacturing, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

An opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Technician based in Avonmouth in the U.K. The main purpose of the role is to provide electro-mechanical cover for our mill that produces and delivers wheat flour over a twenty-four hour period, seven days per week. Additionally this site is undertaking a significant amount of upgrading work. The working hours are normally 8.00am to 4.00pm with a commitment to being on call for one period in five, covering nights and weekends.


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the main duties of this role will include:

  • Maintaining and repairing mechanical and electrical equipment within the plant so that it is capable of working at optimum performance.
  • Investigating and undertaking electrical and mechanical breakdown repairs and fault finding within the plant.
  • Participating in an out-of-hours call-out cover rota for breakdowns.
  • Working within the Company Safety and Health guidelines.
  • Ensuring food safety compliance requirements are met within the plant.

The candidate

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A good level of electrical and mechanical skills together with a level of competence in process control engineering.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work to the highest standards of safety within a team environment or working alone.
  • Ideally the candidate will be City and Guilds qualified, or equivalent, or be a qualified time served craftsman.
  • Training will be offered to a suitable candidate who does not have sufficient experience in all these areas.

Job Facts

41,000 per annum
Avonmouth, Bristol
Chris Theaker