Shift Electrician

Date: 22 Mar 2024

Location: Corby, East Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Shift Electrician

Department: EWSR Engineering, Process Support

Location: Corby (NN17)

Salary: £31,982 plus 15% shift premium (Total £36,779)

Closing Date: Sunday 14th April 2024


We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.



What you will do

As an Electrician, you will be responsible for keeping the machinery running at optimal levels while adhering to the highest Health & Safety standards. You will follow the site maintenance procedures for all maintenance tasks, whether they are planned or unplanned.


You will be part of a multi-skilled team that performs PPM and reactive maintenance in a fast-paced manufacturing setting. You will work on a rotating 15 shift pattern of 8 hour shifts from Monday to Friday, alternating between days (7am-3pm), backs (3pm-11pm) and nights (11pm-7am).


Your other duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Prepare and carryout electrical maintenance activities across plant
  • Troubleshoot relay control circuits
  • Ensure all engineering activities preventive, corrective, breakdown and shutdown maintenance are recorded in the correct manner using the site MMS
  • Ability to work with different types of drives, AC/DC motors and basic PLC fault finding
  • Interpreting electrical drawings
  • Contribute to decreasing both the total life cycle cost of assets and the cost of maintenance
  • Ensure that all assets within the designated areas of responsibility are maintained to high engineering standards, which consistently contribute to achieving business objectives
  • Identify and implement plant area improvement activities that support the continuous improvement of plant availability, safety, the environment and asset performance



What you will need

The Electrician will be certified and have an electrical Level 3 qualification (NVQ, ONC, BTEC etc); 18th Edition and some basic mechanical skills are also desirable for this role.


We’re also keen to hear from individuals who have:

  • Experience with low voltage electrical systems, drives and PLC’s
  • Ability to fault find within electrical systems and root cause failure analyses on electrical systems
  • Experience of working with computerized maintenance management systems i.e. SAP
  • Basic computer skills


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What we can offer you

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:


  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.


Why us?

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.


Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here Stoves cooking less carbon – YouTube


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: Tata Steel – A place you can thrive – YouTube 

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