Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer - Electrical Bias Job


Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Maintenance
Posting Date:  Jun 11, 2024

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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrical Bias) 

​​Job Category​: Maintenance Engineering 

​​Department/Group​: Engineering 

Location: Leicester Site 

Position Type​: 

Permanent, Full-Time, Shift work 

​​Job Description​ 



To provide a comprehensive, timely and effective electrical/mechanical maintenance service to the Production Departments and the site.  Through a computerised maintenance management, system (CMMS) the Engineering department maximises the availability of plant and machinery ensuring manufacturing operations are inherently safe, effective and efficient. 

​​Role and Responsibilities​ 

Promptly react to equipment failure, diagnosing faults and making good. 

Carry out planned preventative maintenance routines to the given schedules. 

Identify reoccurring equipment failures; work with Engineering management to improve long-term reliability.  

Fault find on various control systems e.g. conveyor, bottle filling, mixing, material transfer systems etc. 

Work with industrial electric motors, variable speed drives and other starting techniques. 

Interrogate PLC controls systems to diagnose faults. 

Carry out minor modifications on various PLCs (particularly Siemens S7). 

Carry out electrical installation work. 

Work to safe Engineering procedures and site safety rules. 

Carry out weekend maintenance cover when required, paid at over-time rates. 

​​Qualifications and Education Requirements​ 

A nationally recognised Electrical time served apprenticeship minimum level 3 or equivalent. 

​​Preferred Skills​ 

Multi Skilled - 70/30 Electrical/Mechanical. 

Aptitude for process awareness, diagnostic and resolution. 

Experience in maintaining equipment located in potentially explosive atmospheres, knowledge of DSEAR, ATEX. 

Basic PLC fault finding and small modifications – preferably Siemens S7. 

18th Edition. 

Basic hydraulics/pneumatics. 

Good written and verbal communication 

Experience of working in a health and safety conscious environment.  

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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