Site Electrician

3 days left

Crumlin, Newport
£25,000 to £30,000
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Information

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of more than $18 billion, we have approximately 55,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

Job Description

Job Title:

Electrical technician

Reports To:

Automation and controls Engineer


Laboratory Product Division (LPD)


Laboratory Plastics Essential(LPE)

Career Band:


Job Track:


Position Location:


Number of Direct Reports:


Day/Shift (if applicable):

Day Shift

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt):

N/A in UK


Position Summary:   

To lead electrical activities with regards to all electrical systems across site:

  • Support Production in the resolution of daily production issues, and if necessary lead Root Cause Analysis projects.
  • Develop electrical and energy solutions that drive improvements in OEE.
  • If these electrical/energy solutions require projects - deliver projects to the scope, to the timings defined and base-lined in the overall project programme, within the costs defined by each project or element, to the quality defined within each project scope. Report on a weekly and monthly basis at the appropriate forum using the appropriate template

To provide training, technical support & direction of technical staff throughout the business with regards to current and new electrical systems.

Be a mentor as part of the ongoing apprenticeship scheme

Embrace and live the Company’s 4-I values (Intensity, Integrity, Innovation & Involvement)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the resolution of daily issues, and if necessary lead Root Cause analysis.
  • Support of automation, control and electrical systems, and in particular  improve OEE
  • Provide expertise on electrical solutions with supporting projects. Help delivery of all projects to scope, time and budget.  To include support:
  • Development of scope
  • Delivery of capital request and approval
  • Development time lines and plans
  • Development all relevant validation documentation
  • Management all suppliers and contractors
  • Performing FAT & SAT as required
  • Delivery a validated system
  • Complying with the site project management processes
  • Ensuring appropriate communication is delivered in a timely manner
  • Provision of training to all technical staff on all electrical systems.
  • Provision of technical support & direction to technical staff throughout the business with regards to current and new electrical systems
  • To ensure that all activities meet health & safety requirements
  • Be the Mentor for assigned Apprentice(s):
    • Develop and manage a programme that:
      • Supports the Apprenticeship Qualification
      • Provide the Technical resource stream
    • Be a role model to the mentee
    • Act as a sounding board for the mentees ideas and fears

Travel requirements:

  • Occasional (Global)

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Btec Level 3 Electrical
  • Time served apprenticeship level 3 with at least 5-10 years industrial experience ideally in the plastics industry
  • 17th Edition

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Btec Level 3 Electrical
  • Time served apprenticeship level 3 with at least 5-10 years industrial experience ideally in the plastics industry

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all employee responsibilities, duties and / or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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