Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician-Machine Tool

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham, has an exciting opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Electrician.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 37 hours per week.
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.
We are currently recruiting Maintenance Engineers within our Maintenance Team. The ideal candidate would have served a recognised apprenticeship in an industrial environment with experience of repairing complex machinery.

Our primary equipment includes multi axis CNC Milling Machines and automated metal treatment lines.

Duties will include fault finding and repairs within machine tool electrical and control circuits using testing equipment and electrical schematics. You would also be required to carry out preventative maintenance duties on a wide range of machinery and process equipment within out machine shop, metal treatment and assembly facilities.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension plan
  • On site bonus scheme
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Discounts available with selected mobile companies
  • Discounts available with selected gym membership
  • Employee advantages scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Occupational Health and ergonomics focussed
  • Extended paid Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Role Objectives:

  • To deliver first line maintenance support to company assets
  • Provide first hand maintenance support for machine and appliance breakdown:
  • Fault finding within electrical circuits and mechanics of machine tool centres
  • Interrogating control systems using engineering drawings & schematics
  • Installing and maintaining 3ph power supplies and commissioning of new equipment
  • Changing Spindles / drives / auxiliary equipment relating to machine tools
  • Provide reactive and planned preventative maintenance support in line with PPM Schedule and NADCAP requirements
  • Undertake machine alignment and repair with hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical drives
  • Liaise with maintenance support for stock spares and requisitions
  • Complete all supporting paperwork
  • Support maintenance team in the delivery of agreed facilities objectives to 6S standards
  • Maintain professional development and industry compliance

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Track the maintenance requirement as per agreed schedule
  • Analyse and resolve work problems, or assist workers to resolve theirs
  • Suggest changes in working conditions & use of equipment to increase efficiency of activity
  • Maintain awareness of costs associated with machine downtime
  • Communicate adjustments and changes when they happen
  • Work with and support Maintenance Systems Assistant to keep accurate records of activity
  • Work to maintenance schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment
  • Interpret specifications as required and work to SOP’s within Manual Operating Systems
  • Work with and support Maintenance Systems Assistant to develop work procedures & SOP’s to meet departmental requirements
  • Recommend ways to improve maintenance methods, equipment performance and quality of equipment
  • Support workers to achieve work goals
  • Coach & Mentor Trainees to ensure skills as passed on
  • Interpret and comply with company HS&E Policies and safety regulations
  • Identify potential hazards and take appropriate action to eliminate them
  • If Requested, test the fire and emergency alarm systems for compliance
  • Other duties may be assigned as the business progresses

Position Requirements:

Qualification, Skills and Experience:

  • A relevant time served industry qualification
  • Working experience within machine tool maintenance
  • Ability to utilise machine controls as part of fault finding process - predominately Siemens 840D
  • Knowledge of Siemens 840D controls for machines such as the Henri Line / DST / Handtmann, Droop & Rein and Cincinati an advantage
  • Excellent understanding of Machine shop, metal treatments and fabrication processes
  • Experience of 5 Axis Milling or similar large complex machines – longbed milling machines

Key Competencies:

  • Leads by example, setting goals and targets
  • Manages time and prioritises
  • Trains, mentors & colleagues
  • Listens and communicates
  • Assesses risks and makes decisions
  • Thinks clearly and analytically
  • Able to work shifts

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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