Control and Electrical Maintenance Technician Jobs in Huddersfield at Syngenta

Title: Control and Electrical Maintenance Technician

Company: Syngenta

Location: Huddersfield

DescriptionElectrical Maintenance Technician, HuddersfieldWho are we?Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

OverviewApprentice trained Control and /or Electrical maintenance technicians required.Syngenta Huddersfield are recruiting time served Control and Electrical maintenance technicians with experience within the manufacturing sector to support its site expansion.Successful candidates can expect to be working a day pattern that attracts a competitive salary (£28 – £36K starting depending on experience) + 20 days holiday +11.5 flex hol sell+ overtime+ attractive employee package including pension, bonus and healthcareThe role will require you to carry out planned preventative routine maintenance, breakdown maintenance and inspection and testing of equipment. Other duties would include 1 st line defect identification & elimination through use of effective problem-solving techniques, carry out and refine maintenance routines, Read and interpret manufacturers’ drawings and manuals to develop and generate test / maintenance procedures.

QualificationsYou will be a great fit with the following knowledge:

An in depth knowledge of the relevant engineering systems, equipment & procedures

A working knowledge of SAP or relevant CMMS packages

Knowledgeable in overall plant systems and interactions of processes.

Aptitude to develop, follow & continuously improve checklists, procedures and processes

Ability to liaise with technical staff at all levels and across all functional areas

High Standards of work with attention to detail

Effective at planning, scheduling and co-ordinating work

Working to and promotion of Operational excellence principles

Demonstrate capability to work on their own or within a team for the team

Effective communication at all levels

Good at problem solving

Understanding of electrical safety and regulations including Electricity at work regulations 1989, CPR and risk assessment


Relevant apprenticeship plus hands on experience in a similar role.

Relevant craft qualification (City & Guilds, NVQ CG2395, CG2382) or HNC

Understanding HSEQ Standards & requirements and their application, through safe systems of work, to working on a Top Tier COMAH site

Desirable But Not Necessary Qualifications

C& G 2395 Periodic Inspection and testing

C&G 2382 IET requirements (BS7671)

COMPEX (1 to 6 and 12)

Additional Info

Full time role based in Huddersfield

Competitive salary and benefits scheme

31.5 annual holidays

Syngenta is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Primary Location

GBR-West Yorkshire-Huddersfield


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