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Electrical Maintenance Technician (Dayshift)



Other Engineering
Cramlington NE23, UK
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Technician (Dayshift) - Permanent

Location: Cramlington, Northumberland

Salary: Circa £42,000 per year + Monthly On Call Allowance

Hours: 40 hours per week

if you would like an informal chat or tour before applying please contact Colin Storey on 01670 714361

This role is subject to right-to-work checks as per UK Employment Law.

We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates

What we can offer:

  • 25 days annual leave plus usual bank holidays (or equivalent shifts)
  • 3% bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health benefit cash plan
  • Pension with up to 10% Employer contributions
  • Life assurance 4 x basic salary
  • Employee Assistance scheme including life & legal advice.
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Subsidised Hot/cold food Canteen
  • Structured learning and development / Mentoring program
  • International environment
  • Events such as International Women’s Day, Earth Day, etc.
  • A growing, and welcoming team with a good spirit!

Based on day shift within the Maintenance Engineering function, reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning reactive and scheduled maintenance, plus assisting in project work and continuous improvement activities.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Administer, monitor, maintain, update and be responsible for the integrity of information and data on the CMMS (Agility).
  • Develop and drive action plans within the team to improve asset capability and contribute in achieving the position of number one in the industry.
  • Continually working to identify areas of growth and support to strive for excellence.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is achieved and equipment is well maintained.
  • Undertaking reactive breakdown repair – Working to determine root cause.
  • Undertaking planned preventative maintenance activities as per maintenance schedules.
  • Involvement in project work: including installation and commissioning of new equipment, machine modifications, improvement works, etc.
  • Generating and implementing continuous improvement ideas.
  • Involvement in Six Sigma continuous improvement projects.
  • Maintaining equipment logs and shift handovers.
  • Working with / overseeing sub-contractors.
  • The ability to priorities and manage workloads in line with production and maintenance demands.
  • Confidently identifies and articulates issues when escalation is required.
  • Resolutions and interventions are implemented and communicated to key stakeholders.
  • Point of contact for maintenance activities.
  • Working on AC and DC drives, PLC control systems, HMI/MMI’s and general processing plant.
  • Support Shift Technicians & Fitters – including out of hours / call out and cover shifts when necessary.
  • Make safety number one priority at all times.
  • Permit to Work Systems.
  • Lock Out Tag Out.



  • Time served electrically biased Engineer.
  • Experience in PLC’s, AC and DC drives, HMI/MMI,SCADA etc with a strong ability to interrogate PLC coding is essential.
  • Experience in a high volume manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Ideally, a minimum of an HNC (or equivalent) in electrical/electronic engineering.
  • Experience in working in Hazardous areas is preferable.
  • Highly proactive and improvement orientated.
  • Excellent diagnostic skills.
  • Self-motivated, responsible, able to work well on own initiative and under pressure.
  • A flexible approach with a positive attitude, strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proactive and improvement orientated, with strong problem solving skills.
  • A committed, flexible approach with a positive attitude.
  • Enthusiasm, energy and drive.

Additional Information

At Avery Dennison we are committed to fostering an environment of inclusion as an integral part of the employee experience.

We're committed to workplace diversity because it’s the right thing to do – both for employees and for the business. We create a more inclusive workplace where every employee has an opportunity to be and do their very best.

So whatever your race, sexuality, disability, religion, gender or even non-gender, we recognise and celebrate your differences.

Every voice. Every day