Selby, UK
Posted 1 month ago

Who We Are

Owned by the Italian Frandino Group and originally founded in the 1950s as a fruit distillery, Sedamyl has grown to become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of wheat derivatives such as starches, sweeteners, proteins and alcohol for major food and industrial sectors worldwide. In 2012 the group expanded its international presence by opening a plant in Selby, UK.


What We Do

Sedamyl UK, uses Yorkshire-grown wheat in its production, which is purchased from a network in excess of 1,000 local farmers, so providing a valuable and sustained revenue stream. The announcement in 2021 to invest a further £80m in expanding both its distilling and liquid sweetener production, significantly boosts an already growing workforce to around 150 employees, creating more than 75 new jobs for the area.


What we are looking for

We are seeking a Plant Maintenance Electrician to be part of our Engineering Team, working to always maintain a stable electrical network. Responsibilities include:

  • Diagnose and repair instrument faults completely and effectively
  • Forward planning to carry out maintenance to minimise downtime
  • Ability to isolate whole electrical plant to comply with permit to work procedure
  • Carry out routine procedures to effectively utilise steam and electricity generation equipment
  • Follow preventative maintenance schedule including statutory inspections of equipment
  • Liaise with colleagues regarding breakdowns and routine maintenance
  • Provide assistance to other engineers as required to support essential work


Skills & Knowledge

  • Proven relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment preferable
  • Ideally hold a technical qualification to HNC level in an electrical engineering discipline
  • Sound knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic instrumentation and control systems gained through practical experience
  • Ability to effectively operate and monitor different types of equipment
  • Trained in HV distribution


Salary & Benefits

Competitive salary relevant to work experience

32 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

Generous Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Healthcare scheme available after one year’s service

Appropriate PPE and workwear are provided

Note: 40 hour working week Mon – Fri 08.30 – 17.00 with the possibility of overtime

Expectation to join call out system once fully competent in role


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