Electrical Engineer – Factory Maintenance

Bridgewater Resources UK

The largest British-owned wiring manufacturer in the UK is looking for a skilled and experienced Electrical Engineer to join their dynamic team at their factory in Doncaster. On offer is a starting salary between £35,000 – £38,000 plus a profit share bonus scheme.

Role Responsibilities

You will be joining a prominent manufacturing company known for producing high-quality cables. With a commitment to innovation, the business caters to diverse industries, providing reliable solutions. Regarded as one of the leading brands in the world’s cable industry, they manufacture the largest range of cables in the UK.

As an Electrical Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

Reactive Maintenance:

  • Diagnosing and resolving electrical breakdowns promptly.
  • Drive boards – examination, fault finding, changing fuses, and loading parameters.
  • PLCs – fault finding, part replacement, and program loading.
  • Familiarity with relays, contactors, wiring systems, wiring drawings, heater bands, thermocouples, SSR’s, pumps, blowers, etc.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of various motors, including AC, DC, SERVO, and brush gear change.

Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM):

  • Collaborating with production teams to plan and execute PPM activities.
  • Ensuring timely and effective completion of scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Contributing to the development of maintenance schedules to optimise production efficiency.


  • Proven experience in electrical engineering/maintenance within a manufacturing environment.
  • NVQ or City & Guilds in a relevant electrical qualification.
  • Preferably experienced in working with extrusion machines.
  • Competent in examining, fault-finding, and performing maintenance on drive boards, PLCs, relays, contactors, wiring systems, motors, and related equipment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.

If you have the skills and experience required for this Electrical Engineer role and are looking to join a dynamic and growing company, submit your CV today to find out more!


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