Job Details
Job title
Electrical Maintenance Supervisor
West Yorkshire
£35,000 - £35,000 (OTE £40,000)
Paid Overtime & Pension
Job type
Job Ref.
Date posted
Sharon Hill


Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Electrical Maintenance Engineer/Team Leader or Supervisor

West Yorkshire

£35k + Overtime

Ref SJH 20912


Our Client is looking for a Electrical Maintenance Supervisor for their busy site in West Yorkshire.

This is a hands on supervisory role to manage a small Maintenance Team ensuring that first line response to all plant breakdowns is maintained.


The Successful Maintenance Engineer/ Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for:

·       Maintaining both electrically and mechanically; furnace equipment, kilns, coolers, silos, various pumps, rotary valves, conveyors (belts), elevators, crushers, pneumatic pecker, wrapper machines, compressors, extraction (air master) and blenders

·         Manage Maintenance Engineers workloads and work order lists to ensure tasks are completed on time, safely and with a minimum impact on the department budget

·         Ensure shift cover at all times whilst continually reducing spend with external contractors

·         Regularly ‘Walking the floor’ to ensure all department tasks have been done or in progress

·         Lead maintenance daily briefings to ensure two way communications within the department

·         Investigate and understand root causes for any issues in production operations and communicate findings effectively

·         Managing contractors on site, ensuring site inductions are up to date and maintained, permits are correctly completed and implemented and random contractor audits are done and logged

·         Take the lead in all site major issues and opportunities and develop long term corrective actions

·         Actively review the department risk assessments and amend accordingly whilst ensuring all tasks within the department are documented to be completed in a safe and practical manner


The successful supervision will possess the following:

·         Experience leading multidiscipline teams

·         Well-organised, proactive and flexible approach to work

·         High level knowledge of PLC Control, preferably Allen Bradley, Siemens and/or Beckhoff

·         Electrical apprenticeship or equivalent with relevant experience as a maintenance engineer

·         Experience of extrusion, wash plants and associated controls & systems

·         Experience managing legislative requirements including Legionella, PSSR, FWIT and PAT

·         Experience with fault finding in Control Panels, Electric Control gear and systems, HMI’s etc

·         High level knowledge of mechanical systems including Hydraulics, Pneumatics, gear motors, pumps and fans


We are keen to hear from Electrical Maintenance Engineers that have some experience of people management that are looking for that step into a Management role.


This role is based in West Yorkshire and is commutable form Wakefield, Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield, York, Harrogate, Halifax, Sheffield, Doncaster, York, Howden and Dewsbury.


Sharon Hill on 01902212000 or 07764208419. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to  quoting the above reference number. 


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