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Electrical Technician

Europe, Great Britain, Oakenholt
Manufacturing / Production
Application deadline


Oakenholt Mill is seeking a Technician to join its Resource Support Team (RST) on days, responsible for the electrical health of one of the paper machines on site. The primary role of the Technician is to maintain the machine based on preventative and predictive maintenance concepts.

Main Tasks

The Technician will have strong troubleshooting skills for technical issues with the ability to problem solve using root cause analysis. He/She will support and coach the Operational Teams / colleagues in resolving the technical issues on the machine.

  • Is a Role Model for Safety
  • Is an expert for maintaining & troubleshooting the technology
  • Proactively develops all necessary skills to maintain & troubleshoot the equipment
  • Works towards a zero-breakdown & zero-stop mentality, reducing the maintenance costs including reducing working capital for spare parts
  • Takes ownership for working area; monitors key maintenance KPIs such as breakdowns & has a strong service-department mind set towards the Operations
  • Works to standards, assures the team/others work to standards (Safety, Quality, CL, CILs) and ensures the availability of standard technical documentation
  • Works securely with expert maintenance tools (SAP-PM, SOPs) and trains the teams in these
  • Has a Run-to-Standard and Basic-Condition mentality
  • Performs high quality root-cause analysis for technical and process problems
  • Supports, suggests and implements improvements (Safety, Technology, Process)

Key Competencies

  • Electrical Engineering NVQ L3, HNC or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar electrical function and industrial environment
  • Experience of PLC systems, essential
  • Experience in panel wiring, essential
  • Knowledge of process instrumentation and actuators, essential
  • Knowledge of electrical code, essential
  • Experience of Siemens Step 7, desirable
  • High Voltage experience, desirable
  • Knowledge of pneumatic/hydraulic components, desirable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong PC skills (excel, word)

Additional Information

Essity at a glance

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops, produces and sells Personal Care (Baby Care, Feminine Care, Incontinence Products and Medical Solutions), Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene products and solutions. Our vision is; Dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other brands, such as Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2016 amounted to approximately SEK 101bn (EUR 10.7bn). The business operations are based on a sustainable business model with focus on value creation for people and nature. The company has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity used to be part of the SCA Group. More information at