Electrical Maintenance Technician - Yate

Job Type:



£40000 - £42000 Per Annum


Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Technician
Function: Manufacturing
Department: IE & Maintenance, Yate

Our manufacturing plant in Yate seeks a skilled Electrical Maintenance Technician to join our team. Operating on a two-shift rotation, Monday to Friday, you will provide vital technical support to production, ensuring the achievement of targets for output, quality, efficiency, and productivity.


  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical control systems, conveyor systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and PLCs.
  • Provide technical support to ensure smooth operation of production processes.
  • Execute preventive and corrective maintenance tasks to minimize downtime and optimize equipment performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement improvements and solve technical challenges.


  • Completion of a recognized electrical apprenticeship with City & Guilds qualifications or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years' post-apprenticeship experience in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in process equipment, including single and three-phase control systems, servo motors and drives, sensors, and converters.
  • Experience in Siemens Step 7 / TIA Portal PLC logic and fault finding; minor programming skills preferred.
  • Ability to conduct Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and provide proactive solutions to technical issues.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations, including Permit to Work (PTW), Safe Systems of Work (SSOW), and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO).
  • Knowledge of electrical installation work is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated drive to expand knowledge and skill set.


  • Competitive salary with shift allowance.
  • Individualised training plan to support professional development.
  • Product commission.
  • Workplace Pension contribution: 5% matched by employer.
  • Additional employee benefits, including long-term awards, sick pay scheme, and attendance day scheme (up to 5 additional free attendance days per annum).

In addition to these benefits, you'll be part of a company with 110 years of expertise, leveraging the latest technology and innovative approaches. At the heart of our business is a commitment to enhancing life at home, driving us to deliver excellence worldwide through leading first-to-market innovations and unwavering customer care.

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