Electrical Engineering Technician

£42,000 - £46,000
09 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical Engineering Technician


Salary £42,000 - £46,000

We are looking to recruit a competent Electrical Engineering Technician to engage in optimising the running and maintenance of the electrical equipment within our factory in Watford.

The role will initially revolve around a day shift working pattern, moving onto a day/night pattern of 4 on/4 off at a later date (timescale to be confirmed).

Our Business

Trinity Mirror plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK’s largest multimedia companies employing more than 6,000 people across 60-plus locations around the country.

Trusted, relevant, reliable and essential on social, mobile, desktop and in print, our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands (Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, People nationally and in the South,  Bristol Post Western Mail, Cambridge News to name just a few) provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.


The successful applicant will actively be involved in fault finding on production equipment, preventative maintenance and continuous improvement.   You will be professionally competent and qualified to operate safely in electrical maintenance and repairs to drives, controls, 3 phase and low voltage equipment.

We are looking for a self motivated individual who will be proactive, reactive and possess a strong problem solving ability, providing solutions and recommendations.  The ability to prioritise tasks/breakdowns is essential as well as carrying out root cause analysis and updating and improving documentation.

Required skills

  • A recognised electrical apprenticeship to ONC/HNC level or equivalent
  • Experience in work on 3 phase & low voltage complex process /manufacturing equipment
  • Experience of working with Motors/DC drives/Inverters/PLC’s/PLC control systems/IT control systems
  • Manufacturing experience would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience in HV networks advantageous but not essential

Production Equipment

  • AGV's, conveyor systems, high speed printing press's, publishing and inserting equipment , palletisers,  cranes, compressors, chillers and AHU system.

What you need to know

Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive salary, pension scheme, company health scheme and 7 weeks holiday.  There are additional benefits such as cycle to work scheme.   Our full benefits suite is available to view online for our new employees.

The closing date for this role is 4th April, 2017

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

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