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    Electrical Engineer

    Inverness, Highland, Scotland | £39,000.00 – £45,000.00

    Job: Electrical Engineer


    Posted: Jun 19, 2024


    Our client a large manufacturer in the local area is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team.

    The main purpose of this role is to take ownership for all aspects involved in maintaining and repairing all Site Machinery.

    Main duties will include, but not be limited to;

    Health & Safety

    • Compliance at all times with legal obligations, safe working practices as detailed in Risk Assessment, Methods Statements, work instructions, permit to work and guidance from management.


    • Effectively communicate with Production staff to ensure breakdowns and maintenance are carried out and managed in a timely and efficient way.
    • Feedback on-going work being done, needing done, or completed to the operator or supervisor of the department.
    • Have clear and precise communication with your shift supervisor daily to determine workload.

    Continuous Improvement

    • Identify areas and new approaches in line with LEAN principles.
    • Actively work on improving the effectiveness of PPMs
    • Report training needs and requirements to further develop of yourself.
    • Learn from the operators and unit supervisors how the equipment works, to build up your knowledge of the machinery you are responsible for maintaining.

    Shift Expectations

    • All work to be completed as per agreed work plan instruction.
    • Follow-up workflow to be followed and effectively communicated between shifts.
    • Time Sheet filled in consistently, timeously, and precise.
    • Every job to be successfully passed on to next shift or continued to be worked on in order to avoid downtime.
    • Parts are to be ordered through the storeman.
    • All parts used are to be booked out correctly.
    • Spend time on shift in the units learning about the machinery, what its purpose is, looking at problem areas and working on solutions together with the operator and record progress in E-Maint.
    • All work equipment used to be returned to the correct storage area and anything damaged or unworking reported on the CMMS.


    • Unit Downtime reduction
    • Reduce return times to the same job, (fix and forget)
    • Zero Health & Safety Team issues.
    • PPMs completed correctly- taking manufacturers recommendations into account.
    • Attendance level

    To be successful for this role you must have Industrial Electrical Engineering experience and be fully conversant with the current 18th Edition IET Regulations. You must also have good communication and interpersonal skills. Skills and experience required for this role

    • HNC/HND/C&G or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
    • Maintenance experience in automation processes would be preferrable, but not essential
    • Fault finding in PLC systems would be preferable, but not essential
    • Maintain installation infrastructure
    • Follow PPM schedules
    • Be able to work safely, under pressure, in a production environment
    • Comfortable e-maintenance system. Computer proficiency

    Please also note this role with require working 1 in 3 weekends.

    To find out more and discuss in more detail please contact Lyndsey from Global Highland

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    Inverness, Highland, Scotland
    £39,000.00 – £45,000.00 (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time

    Lyndsey Wilkinson


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