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Electrical Maintenance Engineer at DS Smith

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

DS Smith Clay Cross, Derbyshire Full Time

About the Role

We're actively recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias at our Clay Cross site near Chesterfield. The focus of this role is to deliver a world-class service in a fast-paced environment to delight our customers and grow our business. The Engineering function is key to the success and continued improvement of our site operations.

Within this role you'll be responsible for coordinating and conducting all routine preventive and reactive asset maintenance to ensure safe operation and equipment reliability to meet production demands, ensuring work is completed safely according to company and legislative standards. You'll also actively track, analyse and report on asset reliability performance and issues to identify maintenance and equipment improvement needs alongside leading on asset and equipment technical issues, resolution through fault finding and problem solving with the support of manufacturing resources, OEM's and contract service providers.

Working closely with the wider Engineering Team you'll identify critical spares, ordering and maintaining inventory to agreed stock levels whilst maintaining site and equipment housekeeping and be the site capital project lead responsible for all aspects of project delivery. We're looking for a candidate who has a genuine interest in people with well-developed listening and communication skills with a proactive approach and strong prioritisation skills. This is very much a 'hands on' role and candidates must be willing to muck in as part of a team when needed.

This role operates on a day shift, but you will be expected to provide cover for the rotating shift to accommodate business needs such as colleague annual leave.

About You

Minimum requirements:

  • Fully qualified Electrical Technician, accredited to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 or BTEC

  • Experience of PPM implementation, delivery and control in a factory environment

  • Demonstrable background in a maintenance environment

  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement/operational training excellence such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Root Cause Solving techniques

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, with the ability to handle purchasing, stock control and supplier communications via a variety of business systems

Preferred requirements:

  • SAP experience is highly desirable

  • Experience gained within a fast paced, multi-shift manufacturing environment


  • Competitive Salary

  • Pension Scheme

  • Group Life Assurance Scheme

  • 25 days holiday plus standard Bank Holidays

  • Income Protection

  • Employee Discounts Programme

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • EAP Programme


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  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Stock Control
  • Training
  • Continuous Improvement Process
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Job ID: R-1556