The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-20193

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 12:34 PM)
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
    Rotation 3 Shift
    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 looking to add another 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.

    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.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    • 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


    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • Self-motivated.
    • Can work independently.
    • Team player.
    • Service focussed.
    • Flexible to working various shift patterns, including night shift.

    Core Competencies


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


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