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Electrical and Assembly Technician

  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £29,250 - 33,150 per year per annum
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

Position:         Electrical and Assembly technician

Location:        Coalville

Reporting to:  Production Supervisor

Reporting to the Production Supervisor on-site, the successful candidate will be responsible for the electrical fault finding and diagnostics and wiring of the machines on the factory production lines, including hydraulic and mechanical assembly fitting. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Wiring of production plants on the assembly lines assisting with the fitting of electrical systems
  • General Assembly, Hydraulic, mechanical fitting
  • Trouble shooting software problems and electrical faults
  • Cataloguing and analysing system non-performances
  • Ensure all paperwork is up to date, completed and filed
  • Actively minimise plant downtime in support of production by responding quickly to production line breakdown situations when required
  • Reading of electrical drawings
  • Liaise on an on-going basis with Supervisor, Managers and team members

Experience & Qualifications:


  • A Third Level Electrical Engineering Qualification or Vocational Time Served Electrical Qualification including City & Guilds 18th edition
  • Experience of 3-phase and 12-24VDC electrical control systems
  • Ability to read, understand electrical schematics and engineering drawings
  • Experience of electric system installation and wiring on plant equipment in a high volume production environment
  • A full driving license


  • Ideally you will have knowledge of automotive electrical and hydraulic schematics and significant experience of electrical fault finding and diagnostics within a manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of current on-site machine systems would be advantageous as well as hydraulic pumps and valves.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work in an environment that is fluid with constantly changing priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Highest level of integrity, honesty and trust
  • Drive for results
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Perseverance
  • A “Can do” attitude and ability to interact with a multi-functional team
  • Ability to work with others to meet deadlines
  • Able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.