Day Electrical Technician


Bristol, GB

An introduction to Etex


At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.


We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!


Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.

About the role


Etex are on the lookout for an Day Electrical Technician!


Bristol (BS20)


Competitive Salary Depending on Experience


You will bridge the gap between the senior operations team and the day-to-day operations of the plaster mill. You will carry out the PPM and REACTIVE tasks within the plaster mill with ownership and responsibility over the assets and ME (machine efficiency) results. You will work closely with you're mechanical counterpart to ensure efficiency and reliability is maintained at a high level. You will be expected to:


  • Comply with Health, Safety, Environment and Quality standards.
  • Maintenance of machinery and equipment to meet customer and reliability requirements and maintaining equipment in the Workshop.
  • Site maintenance electrical preventative maintenance duties.
  • Working on PLC & AC drives, carrying out routine maintenance
  • Undertaking PM tasks utilising skills and experience to identify opportunities for improvement.                   
  • Project involvement including assisting the project team to achieve the required outcome.
  • Creating and completing accurate records and logs of maintenance activities in the business CMMS
  • Participating in RCA sessions such as the EWO process
  • LV Isolations and Maintenance
  • Undertaking basic CBM inspections
  • Working with the production and quality operations teams to optimise plant parameters to exceed BP, ME and OEE Metrics
  • To carry out any reasonable request as instructed by a senior member of the management team.

About you


 You will be expected to:


  • Work in a warm and dusty environment.
  • Willing to work overtime during maintenance periods.
  • Be Self-motivating and able to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to carry out assigned tasks.
The following work experience would be beneficial: 

- Worked in the manufacturing industry or equivalent

- Has worked with AC systems

- Has worked with 3-phase motor and VSD

- Has worked with 4-20 mA instrumentation and control

- Has worked on/with PLC’s (Allen Bradley)

- Can read Electrical drawings

- Competent fault found in electrical / MCC panels


Benefits of working at Etex


At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 


We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.


We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.


Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer:


  • 9% total pension (3% input from you, 6% input from us) from day one (increases with service)
  • Up to 10% annual bonus based on personal and company performance
  • Performance annual salary reviews
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program
  • Physio
  • Online discount scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Wellbeing events run throughout the year
  • Any many more…

Our Social Responsibilities  


Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 


Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.


We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 


We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 


As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.