Electrical Maintenance Technician

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Gillingham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 911010
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Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Electrical Maintenance Technician on behalf of a company based in Gillingham, Kent.

The role will involve working within an established highly skilled team, to provide corrective and scheduled preventative Maintenance support within an automotive manufacturing and R&D facility.

The position requires ‘hands-on’ strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Breakdown response for machine tools and assembly and test machines.
  • Fault finding, rectification, basic mechanical interventions, modification and development of machinery as necessary.
  • Liaise with internal and external supplies in sourcing service engineers, spares etc.
  • Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organise accordingly.
  • Identify and monitor trackside spares for your areas. Keep an up-to-date record of required parts.
  • Understand and identify required spares. Raise purchasing requests and liaise with purchasing to understand deadlines.
  • Team player, the ability to work closely with other members of the maintenance team.
  • Use of CMMS for maintenance handovers and asset traceability.



  • An engineering background with involvement with machine tools and processes.
  • Experience in maintaining, repairing and developing machinery.
  • General knowledge of PLC’s and how to fault find.
  • Structured approach to problem-solving.
  • PC diagnostics and repair.
  • Drive diagnostics and repair.
  • Desirable.
  • CNC diagnostic and memory backup / restore experience.
  • Electronic fault-finding experience.



  • Educated to HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.


  • Degree qualification.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified.
  • Apprenticeship served.
Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079