The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19602

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/19/2018 7:36 AM)
    Maintenance Technician
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Company Profile

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Maintenance team are now looking to add a skilled Maintenance Electrician to their team.


    We are looking for a time served maintenance electrician with at least 5 years’ experience working within a Manufacturing environment. With a good fault-finding ability on a range of machinery. The individual should be computer literate. Hours of work are rotating shifts Monday to Friday however you must have a flexible attitude towards working hours as overtime during the week and at weekends is required. Accordingly the successful candidate will be rewarded with a highly competitive basic salary and earning potential. The company offers excellent benefits along with an opportunity to continually develop your skills and career in a supportive and growing environment.




    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    The role is electrically biased and will involve all types of electrical tasks, mainly carrying out planned maintenance and fault finding on CNC Machines, Electrical distribution system and manufacturing equipment, PLC, overhead Cranes, Heat treatment ovens, Induction furnaces, Facilities equipment and Motor Drives.


    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • Skilled Maintenance Engineer with electrical biased experience.
    • Min 5 years’ experience of planned electrical maintenance as well as fast response to breakdowns.
    • Experience of working in a Machine Shop would be desirable.
    • Experience of working within a Foundry would be advantageous.
    • 17th Edition wiring.
    • HNC Electrical qualifications or equivalent.
    • Time served apprentice with ONC/HNC.
    • Certificates in High Voltage Switch Operations would be advantageous

    Core Competencies

    • Self-motivated.

    • Can work independently.

    • Team player.

    • Service focussed.

    • Flexible to working various shift patterns, including night shift.


    Salary & Benefits

    • £13.50 per hour and shift premium
    • 25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holiday
    • Free Parking
    • Pension Scheme
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Employee benefits scheme


    Regional Specific Job Information (if applicable)

    Company profile


    Weir Minerals Europe Ltd.


    Weir Minerals Europe is part of the Weir Group plc, the business has been established for over 100 years and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of pumps, valves, cyclones, vibrating screen machines, crushers and other associated equipment for the mining and minerals processing industries. The company has seen significant sustained revenue growth with output rising from £31million to circa £130million within the last 6 years. Based in the North West of England we are a well-established company that is growing year on year. Our organisation currently has 800 employees throughout Europe with over 400 based in Todmorden, Lancashire.



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