Electrical Shift Engineer

Date: 23 May 2023

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Electrical Shift Engineer


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career. Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.





The Electrical Shift Engineer role, within the Containers Department, will be responsible for working alongside the engineering team to maintain ship-to-shore container cranes and fully automated cranes. To ensure that all duties undertaken are of a high standard and strive to maximise operational uptime within a constantly expanding, state of the art port.


Responsibilities will also include:


- Complete planned and reactive maintenance work and work with the latest automation drive systems.

- Liaise with operations and prioritise breakdown repairs, using fault finding diagnostic methods and equipment to ensure reactive maintenance impact is minimised.

- Ensure completion of documentation including daily logs and job reports.

- Carry out all duties with due care and attention, adhering to the Company’s Health and Safety Policy and HSE regulations.

- Report parts and material deficits to the Shift Team Leader without delay, suggesting tactical decisions to stay on schedule.

- Demonstrate commitment to multi-skilled activity where appropriate.



Skills and Experience


- Preferably qualified to a minimum HNC Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification, or be a time served apprentice.

- Previous experience of working with PLCs, variable speed drives and associated LV control systems.

- Demonstrate commitment to multi-skilled activity where appropriate.

- Knowledge of effective maintenance strategies i.e. RCM, PM, CBM & TPM or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

- Ability to fault find and problem solve, using relevant methods and diagnostic equipment is essential.

- A full valid Driving Licence is essential.



What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040. It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!



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