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Chandlers Ford
Business Unit:
Pump Sales
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
15 Oct 2021
Our Business

Selwood are proud to Design, Manufacture and produce Pumps which are synonymous with quality, longevity and reliability, and are operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects.

Selwood's success is driven by the work of our Design and Production teams within our manufacturing facilities based in Chandlers Ford Hampshire.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of over 75 year’s success within our industry.

About The Role
To complement our teams and to continually drive quality through the manufacturing process we are inviting applications for the position of Production Pump Electrician.

The Production Pump Electrician will be responsible for building and testing pump assemblies and will carry out electrical duties in line with our Production Programme.
Main Responsibilities:

Duties for the Production Electrician will be wide ranging and varied. Day to day responsibilities will include:

To build Chassis Assemblies from designated kits to defined build numbers and specifications in an economic manner, within recognised timescales and to the required Quality level.  This will include, but not necessarily limited to:
  • Fitting Pump End and Engine or Motor to Chassis, fitting coupling and lining up assembly using shims, if necessary to ensure correct level.
  • Fitting Fuel Lines, Battery Assembly, Half Guards, Lifting Frame and other ancillary items as necessary.
  • Filling Engine to correct grade and quantity of Oil, Antifreeze etc. in line with Specification.
  • Ensure that all nuts bolts etc. are tightened to correct torque settings.
  • Carry out a full operational test of the completed unit on ‘pond’ for pre-determined runtime to include Suction test, carry over test and checking for oil, fuel and water leaks in accordance with procedures.
  • Dressing Pump End, applying Stickers, Labels etc. and Rating Plates and finish completed assembly to designated Standard, prior to completion of
  • Production Data Card ready for Final Inspection.

To carry out Electrical Wiring to Various Pump Assemblies as required, in accordance with IEE 18th Edition Regulations.  This will include but is not necessarily limited to:
  • Connection of Engine Looms, Control Panels and Safety Devices.
  • Suitable Earth Bonding and Connection of Safety Devices.
  • Assembly and connection of electrical accessories/devices that may be required i.e. Auto Stop/Start Kits, Telemetry etc.
  • Connection/disconnection of single and three phase mains supply to Electric Motors.

To ensure that any deviation from build specification or any query relating to materials or parts issued is made known to the Production Team Leader/Section Leader so that suitable corrective action can be carried out.

To use hoists, cranes or other lifting equipment to safely lift or move components or assemblies as necessary to carry out scheduled tasks.

Qualifications / Competencies:
  • IEE 18th Edition Qualification.
  • Time served Electrical Apprenticeship including Mains and Auto-Electrician knowledge
  • Use of overhead cranes and hoists to recognised safety standards
  • Able to work with others as part of a team. 
  • Self-Motivated and able to work on own initiative.
What we can offer you

Selwood are pleased to offer a Competitive Salary, 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension scheme and Company sick pay. Parking on site.

Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our teams.

Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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