Job Title: Shift Electrical Engineer 
Location: Borough Green
Reporting to: Engineering Manager


About H+H UK Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic Shift Electrical Engineer to join our Borough Green Site near Sevenoaks.   The Shift Electrical Engineer role is part of the site maintenance team for the UK’s largest and most successful Aircrete facility.

The H+H UK business is headquartered near to Sevenoaks in Kent. H+H is a market leader, having been established as Celcon in 1949, with the first factory to produce precast aerated concrete blocks and screed being built in 1958. Today it operates three factories, one in Borough Green in Kent which is also the UK Head Office, and two on the same campus in Pollington in Yorkshire. H+H UK employs over 250 people and enjoys a market share of c.40%.  

Role Responsibilities:

  • Works within the Engineering Shift Team, providing breakdown assistance as and when required.
  • Carry out reactive and preventative maintenance to all electrical plant to a high standard, thereby maximising plant availability, minimising plant failures and ensuring continued high product quality.
  • Co-operate with maintenance supervision in the operation of planned maintenance and lubrication schedules.
  • Ensure that personnel are not exposed to danger from any electrical plant or equipment, that all guards and safety devices are secure and operational and that all personnel are alert to the dangers when working with or on moving plant or equipment.
  • At all times be aware of and comply with the company safety policy, The Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other safety specific instructions as may be issued by the company from time to time.
  • Co-operate in the operation of the company permit to work system, always ensuring that an adequate risk assessment is performed prior to working on steam, compressed air, hydraulic systems, materials handling systems, or any other potentially hazardous system or work location and that suitable control measures are employed to minimise all risks to acceptable levels.
  • Monitor the performance of all plant whilst production is in progress, attempting to predict failures where possible, minimising disruption to operations and ensuring that plant’s continued safe operation.  Record details of problems encountered with the plant in the shift log to assist with continuity between shift teams.
  • Move the Engineering Department toward a 5s culture
  • Support the Maintenance Supervisor and the Engineering Manager to deliver on Capital Projects, ensuring that all equipment and workmanship is of a high standard.
  • Provide ‘hands on’ electrical support during shutdown periods and the weekly scheduled maintenance time. 

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

The job requires:

  • Time-served maintenance craft team member - ONC / NVQ Level 3 Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 17th or 18th edition wiring regulations certified
  • Applicants will be expected to be able to use electrical test equipment, read schematic diagrams and have experience in single and 3 phase installations including motors, inverters and PLC’s.
  • Previous and specific experience in a similar hands-on Electrical Maintenance Engineer position within a heavy engineering continuous production process.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in corrective maintenance and fault finding
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and maintenance CMMS systems

The successful candidate would be offered a competitive salary and benefits.  

H+H Competency Behaviours Framework:

Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm

  • Readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning.
  • Identifies and seizes new opportunities.
  • Displays a can-do attitude in good and bad times.
  • Steps up to handle tough issues.

Strategic Mindset – Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

  • Anticipates future trends and implications accurately.
  • Readily poses future scenarios.
  • Articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value.
  • Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies that show a clear connection between vision and action.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

  • Works cooperatively with others across the organisation to achieve shared objectives.
  • Represents own interests while being fair to others and their areas.
  • Partners with others to get work done.
  • Credits others for their contributions and accomplishments.
  • Gains trust and support of others.

Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.
  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership.
  • Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
  • Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results
  • Designs feedback loops into work

Builds Effective Teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals

  • Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience.
  • Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset.
  • Creates a feeling of belonging and strong team morale.
  • Shares wins and rewards team efforts.
  • Fosters open dialogue and collaboration among the team.


Please complete the attached application form and return it, along with a current CV and letter of application to: 

Application Form

HR Department
H+H UK Ltd
Celcon House
TN15 9HZ