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Industrial Electrician

Horst / Netherlands / Code: EPPO00063

For an international manufacturing company in The Netherlands, EPSN Workforce is looking for a skilled Industrial Electrician. Are you capable of working in an international environment? Working together with a big team of people from all over the globe. Then apply immediately!
Omschrijving vacature


This concerns the function that is oriented towards the provision of works within the framework of the installation, connection and the maintenance of electrotechnical products and systems, frequently on the basis of regulations and drawings. The nature of the works is highly varied and may include the assembly, installation, protection and adjustment of such products and systems. Examples of electrotechnical products and systems are switching and distribution facilities, control cabinets, motors, etc.  


The joint objective is the connection, installing and maintenance of electrotechnical products and systems (as a part) of the production environment and factory.

Examples of tasks include  

  • Preparation of the worksite
  • Performing maintenance schedules
  • Maintaining machinery logbooks
  • Keeping machinery and tools clean, organized and maintained. Installation and maintaining of electrotechnical products and systems
  • Determining the routing of wiring and cabling
  • Earthing electrotechnical products and systems
  • Preparation of simple calculations
  • Setting and configuring parameters that are part of electrotechnical products and systems
  • Remediation of malfunctions and deviations
  • Registration of data
  • Alignment of work with various departments


This specialized job focuses primarily on electrotechnical mechanical works (high-voltage and low-voltage), occasionally also including administrative and a number of non-technical works that must be carried out.  Must be capable of switching continuously to other aspects and will be frequently disturbed by others. Time constraints will sometimes occur due to urgency related work and the need of a continuous production process.  The person must be mid-level (technical education) qualified in terms of content and level, supplemented with electro-technical courses and/or an internal training of several months/ years or experience in a similar function.


You are free to allocate own time and set priorities in accordance with the responsible. The work method and approach are mainly prescribed in procedures and guidelines. Taking initiative to propose solutions is required (e.g. when rectifying complex faults). Supervision is direct and on a daily basis. Will maintain contact with the management. The problems are of a nature that demands regular consultation, also with the other departments of the company. Works in all areas of the factory to maintain and repair, including outside. Good contacts with the management, specialists and (internal) suppliers of the company are required, for ensuring the quick and correct progress of the works.   

Risk factor

Errors or carelessness can lead to a loss of time, materials and production. Good self-discipline ensures that deficiencies are discovered and repaired before a failure in the production-line occurs. The very frequent contacts with the management and other involved departments, including the (internal) ordering parties, must proceed smoothly, and these are of great importance for the progress of the works and the quality of the (final) products and goods.  

Physical aspect

Mainly works in a clean production environment with possible nuisance factors. If necessary, wears protective equipment. Mainly works in the standing position, occasionally has to lean forward, lift, climb a ladder or perform other strenuous actions. Possibly working at height and at difficult to reach locations. Uses electrical and manual tools during maintenance, changes of format and fault analysis. Sporadically works with welding tools. Works in an area where vehicles move around. Occasionally uses cleaning products.  There is occasionally contact with sharp materials, which have to be handled with special safety requirements. Risk of becoming injured is clearly evident. Works in shifts.