Electrical Engineer in Glenrothes at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

To support the Engineering Manager and work with the Production Team to carry out both planned and preventative maintenance, installations and repairs in order to ensure the objectives of the business are met. Based on continued investment on site this is a new role to support the business vision and strategy moving forward. The role will be developed as the site moves forward with improvement projects, such as automation.


  • Competently carry out general maintenance, installations and repairs to equipment both planned and preventative.
    • Presses
    • Forklifts
    • Decoilers
    • Lift Tables
    • Work alongside mechanical resource, including toolmakers and fitter
    • General site electrical maintenance (including offices, shopfloor, warehouse and grounds)
  • Overtime call out duties where required (for emergency electrical issues 
  • Support the Engineering Manager where required with working alongside third party contractors.
  • Ensure maximum uptime and minimum downtime of all operations.
  • Liaise with production teams and cell managers over machine breakdowns to prioritise repairs.
  • Liaise with production teams and cell managers to inform them of progress of break-downs and project work.
  • Effectively manage break-down and/or failure of equipment and plant by taking appropriate remedial action in the following areas; PLC's, Electrical Control Systems, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
  • Carry out a safe system of work for Predictive, Preventative and Planned Maintenance as required.
  • Support factory operatives in troubleshooting machine issues/faults.
  • When situation demands source and collect from suppliers, replacement parts for emergency break-downs/equipment failures.
  • Participation in Project Engineering including:
  • Automation
  • Press & New asset installs
  • Electrical compliance
  • Electrical upgrades
  • Electronics

Job Requirements

A self motivated individual capable of working on their own or as part of a small team. An experience of repairing and maintaining a wide range of manufacturing/ production equipment and time served as an Electrical Engineer.

  • Knowledge of power press and progressive die stamping operations preferred
  • Strong proven experience in working in a heavy industrial environment
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • Strong understanding of BS7671 wiring regulations
  • IPAF desirable
  • Experience working alongside contractors
  • Experience with preventative planned maintenance and TPM systems
  • 17th/18th edition qualified.
  • Minimum HNC/Apprentice trained.
  • Ability to fault find PLC's.
  • Ideally come from an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work at height