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Electrical Engineer

Date: 12-Mar-2023

Location: Port Talbot, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Location:  Port Talbot

Department: Steel & Slab

Salary : £34,197 - £44,254 + Benefits

Closing Date: Monday 10th April 2023



Do you want to work in an evolving environment, a place where the work you do every day supports the growth of the UK, a place that puts 100,000 meals on tables each day?

Is your attitude one that you want to improve as a team, to be a part of something special?


If so, then we’d like to hear from you.


At Steel and Slab, a critical area of Tata Steel in the UK, we are on a journey. A journey creating exciting products that support our customers’ growth in an area that’s receiving millions of pounds of investment whilst bringing new technology to the forefront.

This journey is underpinned on our 3 Non-Negotiable principles of People’s health and safety, the quality, cost effectiveness and tonnage of what we produce and our collaborative team working standards.

We are looking for future leaders of Tata Steel - people who are passionate about supporting the local community, who drive positive change in the workplace and who thrive as part of a winning team.


The Role

We are looking for you to support the Area Engineering Managers in effectively maintaining all process and auxiliary equipment within the business units at Port Talbot Steelworks, with an aim to improving up time while reducing costs. As an Electrical Engineer, you will also provide practical and technical support within your area of expertise by performing necessary breakdown repairs, leading preventative maintenance activity and facilitating the promotion of plant and process improvements.


We can offer you fantastic opportunities to develop your abilities, all whilst working within a unique manufacturing environment. Tata Steel have committed to a key investments in their South Wales operations over the next 5 years. We are building for the future and investing heavily in the running of our operations. You’ll also be offered support in developing your professional qualifications through an established, internal development centre.



The Candidate

As an Electrical Engineer, you’ll hold solid experience in fast paced heavy industrial manufacturing activities. You will be qualified to a minimum HNC and ideally HND/Degree level. You’ll hold a demonstrable background of an electrical engineering discipline, continuous improvement processes, preventative maintenance techniques, planning and implementing maintenance stops, reacting to faults & breakdowns and dealing with contractors. 


As part of the role, you will showcase good working knowledge and experience in:

  • AC & DC electrical drives
  • Electrical power distribution networks up to 11kV
  • PLCs, (fault finding and programming)
  • Electrical fault finding and repair
  • Reading circuitry schematics
  • 18th Edition wiring regs


We require applicants to have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and be computer literate. The ability to work without close supervision, yet under pressure and to tight timescales is essential.


The Benefits

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

•           Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)

•           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.


The Business

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


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: 



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