AF Switchbeer

Junior Site Service Engineer – VAR

We are looking for Junior Site Services Engineers to join our expanding VAR Site Engineering Team. Reporting to the VAR General Manager, the successful applicant be responsible for carrying out servicing of Power Factor Correction LV panels and recording test and servicing results in a neat and methodical manner.

Duties will include, but are not restricted to:

  • Completing site service documentation.
  • Issuing service reports and recommendations to customers, preparing any further quotations that may be required following maintenance activities.
  • Act as support for other office-based and site service colleagues.
  • Serving as point of contact for site service customers.
  • Occasional scheduling of site visits – liaising with customers to arrange/re-arrange site visits.
  • Ensuring your engineering competencies are kept up to date.
  • Ensuring work is up to specification, that the quality standards are maintained, and work is completed in specified time and in accordance with safe working practices.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and confident in learning and using other PC-based apps, working knowledge of technical drawings, knowledge of LV panels and competency in using test and measuring equipment and a full clean driving licence are all essential to this role.  A good attitude and disposition and attention to detail are also required.

We offer a competitive salary + benefits.

If you think you have the necessary skills and are looking for an opportunity to join a forward-thinking team, please apply by email to dbunting@afswitchgear.co.uk

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Maintenance Operative

We are looking for a Maintenance Operative to assist the Maintenance Engineer with carrying out skilled DIY & maintenance work as instructed by the CSD Manager

Repair and maintenance of buildings fixtures and fittings, including general plumbing, carpentry, tiling, painting and decorating, assisting with office moves including removal of office furniture and equipment, litter picking across all sites, general vehicle maintenance including valets, taking meter readings, daily waste checks to ensure company compliance standards are met, and assistance with outside waste carriers collections are all examples of the tasks required.

Hours:  39 per week

Full Time / Permanent

We offer a competitive salary + benefits

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Sales Office CAD Technician

We are looking for a Sales Office CAD Technician to join our expanding Sales Team.  Reporting to the Sales Director, the successful applicant will be estimating and tendering enquiries and securing new orders.  

Duties will include, but are not restricted to:

  • Creation of Sales General Arrangement Layout drawings using AutoCAD working from sketches produced by our internal and external teams, customer drawings and specifications.
  • Following receipt of order for a project, creation of contract general arrangement layout drawings and single line power schematics using AutoCAD working from our tenders and customer information.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the CAD drawing blocks and templates including the creation of new drawings for modified and new products we use in manufacture.
  • Assist Sales Department and clients with space planning.

We offer a competitive salary + benefits.

If you think you have the necessary skills and are looking for an opportunity to join a forward thinking team, please apply by email to sarmiger@afswitchgear.co.uk no later 10th March 2023.

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Site Services Engineer

We are looking for a Site Services Engineer to join our Site Services Team.  Reporting to the Site Services Manager, the successful applicant is responsible for preparing and submitting quotations, preparing detailed designs and specific contract works instructions documentation and preparing and planning for upcoming site works.

Duties will include, but are not restricted to:

  • Liaison with customers at the enquiry stage
  • Preparation of sales tenders in conjunction with Site Services Manager
  • Liaison with customers at post enquiry stage as necessary to maintain continuity and goodwill.
  • To provide close customer liaison on receipt of orders
  • Attend site/meetings as required/requested
  • Compliance with agreed build specification and Company design criteria
  • Purchasing in conjunction with Central Services Department
  • Compilation of all data to enable invoicing by the Group Financial Director

We offer a competitive salary + benefits

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

Email your Application Form and CV to sarmiger@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

AF Preedcrete – Admin Assistant

AF Switchgear is one of the UK’s largest switchgear manufacturers and set the standard for LV Switchgear and Power Distribution. 

Established in 1974, our expertise in switchgear and control systems remains at the forefront. 

We have four manufacturing facilities on two sites in Nottinghamshire adjacent to  Junction 28 of the M1 giving us transport links across the country. 

Our modern design, administration and manufacturing facilities cover over two hectares. 

We manage every process in house from concept design with end clients and consultants through to commissioning and service. 

JOB ROLE 

Looking for an enthusiastic & self-motivated Admin Assistant to join our team, Base at AF Switchgear HQ in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

If successful you will be responsible for: 

  • Arranging Deliveries via carriers
  • Entering parts onto our EFACS system
  • Processing Sales & Purchase orders
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Supporting other team members
  • Assist with other duties as and when required.

You MUST have achieved Grade C or above in Maths & English GCSE or equivalent.

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Second Shift – After Paint Assembler

AF Fabrications, part of the AF Switchgear group. 

Established in March 2008 as the new subsidiary to AF Switchgear. Handling the design and subcontract manufacture of all the enclosures used by AF Switchgear. 

The established in-house design team are supported on the shop floor by state-of-the-art CNC  Controlled Punch Machine & Powder Coating Paint Plant. 

JOB ROLE 

AF Fabrications are looking for reliable individuals to expand their team with a dedicated shift providing cover from 16:00 to 02:00 Monday to Thursday. 

Successful applicants will be trained in line with AF Fabrications processes and procedures before commencing on the 16:00 to 02:00 shift. During the training period, hours of work will be  08:00 – 16:30 Monday to Thursday and 08:00 – 16:00 Friday. 

Successful applicants will be also be required to undergo training in Quality, First Aid and as a  Fire Marshall. 

Key requirements of the role are:

  • Assembling of painted parts prior to despatch 
  • Adhere to the job pack information, including signing Job Pack forms

Give guidance and support to the team members and subcontractor

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Second Shift – Product Introduction Works Fabricator

AF Fabrications, part of the AF Switchgear group. 

Established in March 2008 as the new subsidiary to AF Switchgear. Handling the design and subcontract manufacture of all the enclosures used by AF Switchgear. 

The established in-house design team are supported on the shop floor by a state-of-the-art CNC  Controlled Punch Machine & Powder Coating Paint Plant. 

JOB ROLE 

Reliable individuals are required to join our bustling Fabrications team. 

If successful you will be responsible for: 

  • Fabrications assembly including welding & sanding
  • Ensuring a quality product while adhering to standard manufacturing tolerances
  • Give Guidance and support to the Team members and subcontractor Canteen facilities onsite along with Free car parking and a clean environment.

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Sales Estimating Engineer

AF Switchgear is one of the UK’s largest switchgear manufacturers and set the standard for LV Switchgear and Power Distribution. 

Established in 1974, our expertise in switchgear and control systems remains at the forefront. 

We have four manufacturing facilities on two sites in Nottinghamshire adjacent to  Junction 28 of the M1 giving us transport links across the country. 

Our modern design, administration and manufacturing facilities cover over two hectares. 

We manage every process in house from concept design with end clients and consultants through to commissioning and service. 

JOB ROLE 

AF Switchgear is looking for a sales estimating engineer. Reporting to the Sales Manager,  the successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation and submission of quotations in accordance with customer requirements and based on the Company’s manufacturing portfolio. 

A background in the electrical engineering industry coupled with computer literacy and the ability to work in a busy office are just some of the qualities required by this demanding but rewarding position.

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Technicians – Trainee Technicians

Following the expansion of our products and services AF Switchgear are currently looking to recruit a number of Electrical Technicians and Trainee Technicians with our works and site teams.  

Training / mentoring will be provided to ensure the skills necessary for testing and inspection are attained, together with a good understanding of current testing standard requirements, software applications and fault finding.

The role will require some periods away on site.  Having completed their training the successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Carry out commissioning, SAT and IST as required
  • Undertake on site client training
  • Visit sites to carry out switchgear surveys
  • Available to be on a call out rota with other members of the team to attend site as part of the company’s emergency call out agreements
  • Undertake switchgear thermographic surveys as required
  • Provide technical support both on site and in the works

Candidates will need to show their experience/qualifications as detailed below:

  • Apprentice or time-served in an electrical discipline, such as installations or panel wiring or an electrical qualification
  • Familiar with mechanical assembly of devices and copper busbar systems
  • Knowledge of panel assembly / fabrication techniques
  • Experience and knowledge of Switchgear and Control panel assembly would be beneficial
  • Proficiency in the use of hand tools and mechanical equipment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Prepared to spend, potentially, long periods of time away from home
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a flexible approach to overtime
  • Hold a full driving licence

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive salary offered according to experience

Benefits:

  • Bike to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • BUPA

Schedule:

  • Basic 37.5 hour week
  • Overtime as required to fulfil the role

Experience:

  • Apprentice or time served in an electrical discipline and a minimum of 3 years electrical experience

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk

AF Switchbeer

Stores Picker / General Assistant

We are looking for reliable Stores personnel to join our expanding Production Team.  The successful candidates will be required to carry out duties including but not exclusive to:

  • Ensure parts requested from the Assembly build lanes are picked and delivered in a timely manner and that the items are allocated to the correct contract, in accordance with ISO9001 operating procedures
  • Issuing contract, stock and other required materials to the production teams as directed to ensure build schedules are maintained in a timely manner
  • Receive goods inwards from suppliers and sub-contractors and inspecting and handling these in accordance with Company procedures stated within the ISO9001 Quality System
  • Ensuring tools and measuring equipment are in calibration when issuing to requests
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained in line with current procedures and any defects found recorded and arrangements made to rectify
  • Carry out duties as defined by Team Leader

The ability to use your initiative and be flexible to the demands of workload, as well as being able to work as part of a team, and a full driving licence, are key requirements for this position.

FLT Licence – Counterbalance.

Hours:  37.5 hrs per week (to be discussed) 

Full Time / Permanent

Salary:  £11.14 per hour

Benefits:  

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

How to Apply

  1. Download and fill in the Application Form

 

2. Email your Application Form and CV to email@afswitchgear.co.uk