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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Knutsford
Salary: £38000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus and great benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH14685_1717412812
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
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Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Engineer


Salary is subject to increase to £40,000 once upskilling course has been completed for Mechanical Engineering compatencies to HNC level (The course will be fully supported and funded by the business)


Join a dynamic team at my clients manufacturing site based in Knutsford, a leading manufacturer in the chemical process industry who specialise in legacy and unique products for the commercial sector.

My client is now seeking a skilled Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join their manufacturing site team. The ideal candidate will have expertise in electrical maintenance within a manufacturing environment. This role requires a strong understanding of PLC fault finding, panel fault finding, preventative maintenance (PPM), and a minimum qualification of HNC level in Electrical Engineering.


  • Conduct routine electrical maintenance tasks to ensure the smooth operation of manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Perform fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of PLC systems and control panels to minimize downtime and optimize production efficiency.
  • Execute planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules to ensure equipment reliability and compliance with safety standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Respond promptly to electrical breakdowns and emergencies, implementing effective solutions to minimize disruption to production.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work performed, parts used, and equipment condition.


  • Minimum HNC qualification in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience in electrical maintenance within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong proficiency in PLC and panel fault finding and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure in fast-paced manufacturing environments.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
  • Willingness to work Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Additional Benefit:

  • The company is committed to investing in its employees' professional development. As part of this commitment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to enrol in an HNC program for Mechanical Engineering, sponsored by the company.


  • Competitive salary of £38,000 rising to £40,000 once multiskilled qualification has been completed successfully.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 27 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays (shut down over Xmas)
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a growing organization.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and innovation.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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