Electrical Engineer – Kent, UK – £40,000 – £45,000

Electrical Engineer

Kent, UK

£40,000 – £45,000

Coulter Elite Resourcing is currently recruiting on behalf of a client, a leading supplier of machinery to the Food Processing sector across the UK and Ireland. Our client caters to a diverse clientele, ranging from major PLCs to smaller independent producers. Their machinery portfolio includes a wide range of products, from standalone manual bag sealers to full turnkey automated production lines featuring robotics.

Ideal Candidate Qualities:

  • Good understanding of industrial electrical principles, encompassing high-current power circuits and low-voltage control circuits.
  • Basic comprehension of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Fundamental mechanical knowledge, including pneumatics.
  • Commitment to maintaining safe working practices.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proficient in maintaining safe working practices.
  • Self-motivated, driven, and capable of working independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety systems.
  • Minimum qualification of 17th edition.
  • A professional team player with a proactive attitude.
  • Possession of a full clean driving license due to the rural location of our client’s factory; own transportation is essential.
  • Willingness to occasionally work away from the primary location.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Mainly based at our client’s Kent factory, working collaboratively with their team of engineers.
  • Support all new projects from the sales phase through to delivery.
  • Daily tasks include:
    1. Building electrical control cabinets from component level.
    2. Electrical and mechanical assembly and wiring of systems.
    3. Conducting modifications to existing machines.
    4. Installing new safety systems or upgrading existing ones.
    5. Collaborating with team members on all projects.


  • Negotiable salary package commensurate with experience.
  • 25 days paid leave in addition to statutory holidays.
  • Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and workplace pension.

If you meet the above criteria and are enthusiastic about joining our dynamic team, please submit your application along with your CV and cover letter to Shaquille. We look forward to hearing from you!

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment consultancy with a head office in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire supplying permanent, temporary and contract personnel from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally. Our area of recruitment are Commercial, FMCG, Engineering, Technical and IT 


We endeavour to reply to every application we receive, however due to the volume of applications sometimes we are unable to do this. If you have not heard back from us within 7 days of your application, please accept our apologises that you have on this occasion been unsuccessful in your application.