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Vacancy: Electrical Technician – Fixed Term 2 Years

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Location: Annan Job Family: Engineering

Johnson Matthey currently have an opportunity for an Electrical Technician to join their team in Annan on a 2-year fixed term basis. The role will be working on a dayshift basis Monday-Friday but there will be an expectation to support with shift cover if required.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain all manufacturing equipment (process and service) to support the compliant manufacture of bulk pharmaceuticals, intermediates and other chemical products. Ensure that maintenance tasks are executed in compliance with the technical, safety, health and environmental and operational quality requirements of the manufacturing processes and services. Ensure these tasks are completed in line with the manufacturing schedule and demands.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 15,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity and innovation.

The role sites within our Health Business, The Health Sector plays a significant role in JM’s aspirations to make the world and cleaner and healthier today and for future generations. We indirectly affect millions of people annually who reply on medical treatments that use our products for an array of illnesses. JM is well positioned as a valued partner in our targeted niches of the pharmaceutical drug development and manufacturing value chain.

Key responsibilities

Carry out installation, maintenance (breakdown and planned) and calibration of all instrumentation and electrical systems and associated equipment. Maintain all process and service equipment to support manufacturing activities. Install, maintain and inspect all types of hazardous area instrument and electrical systems associated with process plant. Maintain safety equipment in line with SHE requirements. Work collaboratively across and with all Engineering disciplines to ensure effective and timely completion of the maintenance tasks. Work closely and collaboratively with the Manufacturing Department to ensure effective and timely completion of the maintenance tasks to meet the manufacturing demands. Recognise and report any equipment defects which may impact on safe operation and/or process compliance. Notify the Team Leader or Process Manager of any such defects. Ensure any such changes are correctly recorded along with any corrective action details. Maintain good housekeeping standards throughout all Engineering and Manufacturing areas where maintenance duties are being executed. Provide engineering support for any plant changeover or commissioning activity. Undertake training as required by the company to ensure consistency of working practices and quality standards. Support manufacturing personnel as required in the use of basic 4 bolt engineering skills to facilitate plant operations, cleaning and product changeovers. Proactively use the Permit to Work systems in collaboration with area personnel. Use Engineering maintenance system to identify and record engineering issues.
Are you the ideal candidate?

You will have/be

Qualification in Electrical Engineering is essential. Qualification in Instrument & Control would be desirable but not essential. Experience in a GMP fine chemical or related industry would be desirable. Experience in using computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS).

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