Shift Maintenance Technician Multiskilled (Electrical Bias) x4

ATHERSTONE WARKS, , GBRMaintenanceR01081532

Position Description

Shift Maintenance Technician Multiskilled (Electrical Bias) x4

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board at 3M

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Shift Maintenance Technician Multiskilled (Electrical Bias), you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Carrying out both planned and reactive maintenance to the highest standard to ensure the safe operation of equipment
  • To work closely with plant engineering teams to drive reliability and efficiency and to escalate issues as they occur
  • Identify gaps and efficiencies in PM schedules
  • Compliance to SAP requirements to ensure we develop a full and accurate asset work history
  • Good communication skills to ensure smooth day to day requirements and hand over information
  • Actively focused for PM compliance and breakdown related actions
  • Active involvement in problem solving and root cause analysis to reduce repeat failures
  • Actively participate in safety related activities such as near miss reporting and associated corrective actions
  • Maintaining awareness of plant and department risk assessments, hazard cards and safe operating procedures closely adhering to risk controls and PPE requirements.

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • BTEC, ONC or C&G Technician or equivalent
  • Time served and experienced in an Electrical or Multiskilled maintenance role (with electrical bias), including applicable vocational qualifications
  • Relevant experience in manufacturing industry
  • Experienced in electrical fault finding and problem solving
  • knowledge of PLC process control, SCADA and AC and DC drive systems

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • HNC/ NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • A working knowledge of SAP (CMMS)

Role Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire

Ideal candidate location: Commutable radius to Atherstone


Salary – Up to £47k dependent on experience to include shift allowance plus excellent benefits package and optional additional overtime

Shift – 24/5 Mon to Fri continental 12hr shift pattern.

Employment Statement

At 3M, diversity & inclusion are essential to innovation. We seek and value differences in people!

As an equal opportunity employer, 3M will not discriminate against any applicant.

If you want to discover more about D&I at 3M, please visit

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

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