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Line Electrician Technician


Plymouth, DEV, GB, PL6 7PR


Mars Wrigley Confectionery is the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints, and fruity confections. Mars Wrigley Confectionery employs over 34,000 Associates globally and has operations in approximately 70 countries. Headquartered in Chicago, Mars Wrigley Confectionery distributes its world-famous brands including M&M’s®, Snickers®, Twix®, Skittles® and Orbit® in more than 180 countries.


Line Electrician Technician - Nights

Salary - £23,320.80 - 34,981.20 (dependent on experience) plus exceptional benefits

Location - Plymouth

The Role


Your purpose is to continuously improve plant equipment to world class level of reliability, availability, quality and safety whilst providing excellent customer service. As a night shift electrical technician you will ensure the correct levels of support are available to wrapping area – ensuring that departmental KPIs and wrapping output levels are maintained. You will provide technical support and deliver training to wrapping teams as required.


What you will do:


-             Provide first line electrical and controls breakdown support throughout all wrapping areas

-             Capture all work attended on SAP PM and undertake unplanned electrical PM’s

-             Support training  and qualification of wrapping shifts teams to aquire all skills necessary to operate, maintain, changeover and troubleshoot wrapping equipment autonomously in a safe and quality manner

-             Role-model the Mars 5 Principles and use as a day to day guide in decision making

-             Utilise all available resources to achieve your team goal

-             Attend and pass on relevant information on shift handover

-             To be in constant communication with shift-based wrapping and reliability teams to understand and collate information on any breakdown or reliability issue

-             To creatively identify and make continuous improvement as appropriate

-             Provide technical advice, problem solving assistance and to support operational areas by assisting the definition of equipment performance requirements and repair specifications

-             To support continuous improvements in your area of responsibility by effective use of root cause analysis


What you will need:



  • Professional electrical qualifications (industrial installations). Some mechanical experience preferred

Knowledge & Experience

  • Technical skills in electrical mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment
  • Sound understanding of electrical systems including PLC and Scada, with a view to undertake multiskilled role
  • Practical knowledge of maintenance systems
  • Computer skills necessary to update and maintain technical systems and standards
  • Knowledge of food manufacturing standards
  • Qualified to user level in lean methods


In return we offer:

  • Great career progression
  • Range of in-house training opportunities
  • Competitive salary, bonus and range of large company benefits

We know it’s important to you to find out as much about us as possible, so following a review of your CV the first stage will be a skype interview with the hiring manager and a chance for you to ask lots of questions. If successful you will be invited to an interview day in front of our panel. Don’t worry you’ll have plenty of time to prepare.


If this sounds like the right role for you, please click on the APPLY button below. We look forward to hearing from you!


Please be aware that the application deadline is 30th January.


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