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Electrical Maintenance Technician

£28,000 Per Annum
Bartley Green, City and Borough of Birmingham
Monday – Friday (varying shifts),


The THOMAS Recruitment Group is recruiting on behalf of an Automotive Company in Birmingham. Our client is seeking an Electrical Maintenance Technician to join their team.

Job details:

  • Salary £28k per annum
  • Overtime – Monday to Friday x 1.25; Saturday x 1.3; Sunday x 1.45
  • Shift allowance at £11.99 per week am shift and £23.47 per week pm shift.
  • Hours: 6:00am – 10:00pm and 2:00pm-10.00pm Monday to Thursday.
  • Fridays are either 6.00am – 12.00pm or 12.00pm to 6.00pm (38 hours per week)
  • Pension 3% contribution from the business
  • Holidays 24 per annum plus bank holidays

Main Responsibilities

To be responsible for ensuring unplanned stops of production facilities is kept to a minimum by effective maintenance of plant and equipment. To proactively engineer out process and machine failure modes.  To provide excellent customer service to the production department.

Key Activities –

  • Deal with breakdowns and servicing of plant and equipment.
  • To actively seek to improve process stability.
  • Ensure adequate parts/supplies are available for maintenance activities.
  • Direct and develop improvers within the department.
  • Installation and commissioning of plant and equipment.
  • Reading of electrical, mechanical and fluid drawings.
  • General day to day maintenance activities.
  • To lead and participate in problem-solving activities.
  • Develop and execute PPM & TPM system to ensure zero stoppages.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Company rules, procedures and Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety legislation.
  • Ensure to follow all department procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain a high standard of 5S.
  • Consistently identify opportunities for improvement within the department and record all improvements.
  • Provide a quick and courteous response to internal and external customer requests, making every effort to respond quickly and efficiently.
  • Any other duties as requested to support the growth of the business.


  • Communication (Written & Verbal)
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal & Numerical
  • Drawings
  • PLC
  • Robotics

To be considered for this role, the successful candidate will be Apprenticeship trained electrical qualifications to HNC or equivalent.  City and Guilds will be considered if a good level of multiskilling is displayed.

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