Electrical Craftsman in Birmingham at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

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Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Craftsman

1. Main purpose of the role
To undertake front line repairs and perform both predictive and preventative maintenance activities to minimise plant downtime, increase machine reliability and maximise operational throughout. 

2. Key Responsibilities

Safe system of work for all tasks undertaken. Company procedures adhered to.

Condition and functionality of equipment and machinery does not diminish the manufacturing process with regard to quality. 

Provision of effective and efficient breakdown repairs. A focus on plant reliability. Active follow up on previous plant issues.
Provision of a methodical and focused preventative and predictive maintenance function.
Communication (verbal & written) 
Highlighting of potential plant issues and possible solutions with a view to elimination. Detailed and accurate reporting of plant issues/repair/modifications

Continuous improvement.  
Elimination of repetitive plant issues and increase in reliability. Active participation in the DI and TQ process.

Develop MWI and Step by Step procedures.

3. Operating Environments

  • Supervising and/or operating within a maintenance team that may include internal and/or external labour resource.
  • Performing duties that may not be classed as part of their key discipline but are well within their capabilities.
  • Operating in a structured environment complying to the maintenance schedule/Maintenance needs.
  • With sound reasoning, deviating from the schedule in accordance with priorities such as offering breakdown support for the entire site.
  • Effective and efficient breakdown repairs in accordance with the plant priorities.
  • Total flexible working regarding all Kitts Green processes and off-site functions where we facilitate support.
  • Liaise with manufacturing personnel regarding plant release, downtime estimation, plant hand backs and alternative/compromise solutions.
  • Undertaking special projects and other responsibilities as determined.
  • Offer engineering support/expertise


Essential qualifications

Full apprenticeship – NVQ 3 ONC

Minimum - City and Guilds Electrical Engineering

Desirable qualifications

HNC or HND in Electrical discipline