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Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician job vacancy banner at Jacob White Packaging


Jacob White Packaging is currently seeking an Electrical Technician for our Riverside Industrial Estate, Dartford Kent location. Whether you are an experienced technician or someone looking to grow into the role, we are interested in meeting with you. Be part of our innovative team and apply today.


About the Role:

We are on the hunt for an Electrical Technician to join a small team working on the automation of our standard and bespoke packaging machines. This role will be predominantly based in our factory, but some travel may be required within the UK and overseas as the role progresses.



  • Work from electrical drawings.
  • Installation and testing of various optical/electromagnetic sensors, solenoids and other control equipment.
  • Building electrical control panels.
  • Electrical sub-assembly.
  • Preparing and fitting enclosures.
  • Fitting of cable trays, trunking, conduit and other electrical infrastructure.
  • Installation of single and three-phase circuits and control wiring to the machines, including PLC’s and touch-screen human/machine interface systems.
  • Electrical fault finding.
  • Progression to PLC program installation, fault finding and machine commissioning in house.



  • Some experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic electrical knowledge.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow procedures/instructions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to use hand tools competently.
  • Good housekeeping practices.


Hours and Pay:

  • 39.00 hours per week.
  • Working hours Mon–Fri 07:45 – 16:15.
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience and suitability.
  • Overtime @ 1.5 when available.
  • 20 days holiday per annum +1 day for each year’s service for the first 5 years.


Application Process:

To apply, please email your application and CV to info@jacobwhite.com. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Please note that all positions at Jacob White Packaging are based in the United Kingdom, specifically our Dartford, Kent headquarters. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to perform their duties on-site. We believe in fostering a close-knit team and efficient communication, which are best achieved through an on-premises work environment.

Contact Jacob White Packaging

Thank you for your interest in Jacob White Packaging, we will fully support your enquiry and will offer assistance in products, carton design and factory layout. With over 6,000 installations worldwide and experience in packaging most products, we would invite you to contact us with no obligation.

Jacob White Packaging Ltd,
Unit F
Riverside Industrial Estate,
Riverside Way,
Dartford, Kent,
United Kingdom.
Nearest Train Station: Dartford
Nearest Airport: Gatwick Airport
Company Registration No: 1003647
VAT Registration No: GB 714232667