Site Shift Electrician

Location: Widnes

Business: SecAnim

Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits

Business:         Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain.  The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Site Shift Electrician at the Company’s SecAnim Ltd Widnes Site.  This site is a 24 hour operation running 365 days per year. The role is a full-time permanent position, working 4 on 4 off shifts (days and nights) averaging 42 hours per week.

As a Site Shift Electrician your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include: 

  • Working under Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Site Electrical installations and upgrade work around plants.
  • Electrical maintenance of Plant including ppm system.
  • Attending and rectifying electrical breakdowns on Energy and Rendering divisions.
  • Maintenance of lighting systems including emergency lighting.
  • Electrical Maintenance of offices.
  • Training of apprentices.
  • Environmental and general compliance under IPPC regulations and EMS 14001 accreditation.
  • Knowledge of 3 phase 415v Motor drives 0.75kw – 160kw (including star / delta control) and motor inverter controls.
  • Good control panel fault finding skills (24VDC – 415VAC).
  • Knowledge of various types of panel control including contactors, overloads, relays.
  • Experience and an understanding of various instrumentation including thermocouples, pressure transducers, level sensors with 24Vdc 4-20MA controls.

The Person 

  • You must have knowledge of Heavy Industry electrics.
  • Experience of PLC’S would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working on steam boilers and CHP plant would be an advantage.
  • Have extensive electrical knowledge / training.
  • Experience of handling electrical maintenance and breakdowns.
  • Confident demeanor.
  • Be able to troubleshoot and solve process problems.
  • Experience of plant operations.
  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to converse at all levels.

 Salary:  Competitive Salary and Benefits 

Please apply in writing (copying your Manager) with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail recruitment@saria.co.uk 

For a full job description click here.

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received. 

Closing Date – 30th March 2019.


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