Maintenance Electrician

Melbourne Permanent
  • Monday to Friday fixed Afternoon shift
  • Well establish maintenance team with support and training

About Our Client

You will be joining a well-established manufacturing company that have a long history of producing a range of both metal and plastic packaging options for their customers.

You will be based at their Preston manufacturing plant in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne.

Job Description

As the Maintenance Electrician on the afternoon shift, your key responsibility is ensuring that all electrical breakdowns, preventative maintenance, and project work across the site are attended too You will work very closely with the Day shift electrician, fitters and other members of the maintenance, production, and management teams to ensure the site, equipment and machinery are maintained and operating correctly Some of your day-to-day tasks will include;

  • Attending break downs, fault finding and carrying out electrical repairs
  • Diagnostics of break down using PLC ladder logic
  • PLC fault finding and programming modifications
  • Carry out planned maintenance tasks as per schedule
  • Shut down work as required
  • Identifying any risks, or continuous improvement initiatives
  • Completing all paperwork, including any risk assessments, updating the CMMS system etc

The Successful Applicant

You are an experienced and maintenance electrician who is looking for a role close to home, that suit your hours and lifestyle, working for a company that value their staff, who will give you ongoing training and support, whilst encouraging you to step forward with your suggestions and improvement ideas.

You will also have:

  • Qualified Licensed Electrician with manufacturing experience
  • Extensive experience working on industrial machinery / equipment
  • Solid understanding of PLC's, fault-finding and ideally programming (Siemens, Allan Bradley and Omron PLC's on site)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A collaborative team player
  • Knowledge of VSD Drivers, SEW, Siemens, Lenze

Good understanding of relay logic equipment.

Being a manufacturing/packaging company, any relevant experience you have with packaging equipment, machines, special purpose automated machinery etc will be highly regarded.

What's on Offer

You will enjoy working in a manufacturing environment without the excessive hours or constant weekend work. If you have come from a FMCG background, this could be for you!

  • Full time permanent afternoon shift position
  • Stable business with long term staff
  • 8 x hour shifts with some overtime available
  • Work life balance
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Friendly, diverse, and inclusive team
  • Well established maintenance team
  • Based in Preston with on site parking
  • 38-hr week + super + overtime

Michael Patterson
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Phone number
0416 059 967

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
What is your industry?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Michael Patterson
Consultant phone
0416 059 967
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