Electrical Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: EME/ST10/2/20
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Cream Personnel Services
  • Location: Cheadle, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £16.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Technical
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa
  • Telephone: 01782 262731

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer for our client based in Cheadle. Our client is a market leading manufacturing company. The role will involve planned and predictive maintenance, service and repairing of equipment along with fault finding during production.

The duties will include:

  • Fault finding during production
  • Performing planned and predictive maintenance
  • Assessing need for spare parts
  • Undertake effective planning and prioritisation of workload wherever necessary. Ensuring that resources are used to optimum effect
  • Understand and operate in line with relevant legislation, Company policy and Company procedures
  • Complete and maintain accurate, timely documentation and records as required by the business
  • Maintain the required standards of housekeeping
  • Support other teams and functions as required by the business
  • Undertake self-development activities as required by the business
  • Undertake any other tasks or duties as required by your line manager
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and practices operated by the Company
  • Conforming to health and safety procedures and policies
  • There will be a requirement of some local offsite working on a pre-arranged or out of hours callout basis.

Preferred requirements

Experience of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment

Knowledge of basic mechanical practices


To succeed as An electrical Maintenance Engineer you will have:

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent
  • General level education GCSE/O level or equivalent, ONC/HNC or equivalent
  • Hold a UK driving licence 
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of industrial machinery
  • Familiarity with CNC and PLC controlled equipment
  • Good communication skills
  • Welding and basic fabrication would be advantageous
  • Experience of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Knowledge of basic electrical practices
  • A good working knowledge and understanding of factory processes and technology
  • Demonstrate ability to support teams internally and externally, to ensure effectiveness in line with the needs of the business
  • meet required deadlines and performance standards 
  • maintain and improve effective working practices, use of facilities and materials etc
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards work
  • Previous experience of working towards improving and maintaining quality standards
  • Familiar with all types of Factory equipment and associated plant 
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to problem solve in highly production based environment
  • Able to play a key role in the continuing improvement of the factory equipment and maintenance
  • Familiar with planned and preventive maintenance


  • 28 days holiday a year
  • Attractive Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Onsite Canteen
  • Great working environment with the opportunity for further training and career progression


  • You will provide your own safety shoes
  • Hold a UK driving licence
  • Hours of work: days /noons rotating shift pattern
  • Off site working on pre-arranged or out of hours call outs
  • This is  a temp – perm opportunity position
  • Pay dependant on experience up to £16.00 ph

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity then apply now or call us for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.