Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Company description: Are you an E&I engineer looking for a new challenge within FMCG maintenance? Due to an internal career move, we now have a permanent vacancy for an experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Technician at our manufacturing site in Prudhoe, Northumberland, UK. We are continuing to invest and improve our processes at our factory in Prudhoe to ensure we remain one of the market leaders in tissue-based consumer products in the UK, and if you feel you have the skills, then this may be the right opportunity for you to join our friendly and hardworking team . If you havent heard of Essity, you will have heard of some of our brands - Velvet, Plenty and Cushelle. Job description: About the Role As an experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Technician, you are a key team member in achieving production, safety, and quality objectives to maintain and develop our technological processes on one of our two paper machines on-site. Reporting to the Maintenance Leader, you will be working alongside and collaborating closely with other technicians, process engineers, managers and operators. This is a day-based role working Monday to Fridays, enabling you to get involved in a variety of key electrical and instrumentation work on-site. Were looking for people who embody our values, arent afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. Were always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, wed love to talk. What You Will Do As the Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, you will have strong troubleshooting skills for technical issues with the ability to problem solve using root cause analysis methodology. Taking accountability for maintaining the machines from an electrical perspective, which will also include some instrumentation focus, you will work on planned, preventative and predictive maintenance projects. Required profile: Who You Are We are looking for you to have the following: Proven experience with PLCs, automation networks and AC/DC drive systems working on large scale machinery Time-served to NVQ 3 or equivalent standard A clear communicator, willing to challenge effectively Able to work with others successfully internally and with external suppliers/contractors. Proven track record of taking responsibility for own work. It would also be helpful (though full training will be given if necessary) if you had experience of Siemens, knowledge of pneumatic/hydraulic components, as well as process instrumentation. What we offer: What We Can Offer You This is a great opportunity to join us as we continue to technologically invest as well as support our employees in their career development. We offer a competitive salary and numerous benefits including bonus opportunity, pension (10% employer contribution), PMI, and starting holidays at 27 days BHs. At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. At Essity, we embrace the individual and recognise the remarkable power that can be harnessed when different ideas, backgrounds, experiences and perspective come together. If you apply for a job at Essity, you can be sure that the only criteria we consider for selection is professional experience, qualifications, key job-related attributes and working values. Essity kindly but firmly declines direct contact with recruiting and staffing agencies, as well as job advertising sellers. Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility | Innovation More About Prudhoe Mill Each of our 2 paper machines can fill a sports hall, and comprise of large industrial machinery. On site, we have approximately 400 employees, with a mix of apprentices, career entry and experienced staff.