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Powell Industries, Inc. Skilled - Panel Wirer in United Kingdom

Purpose of the job

Have the ability to layout equipment and wire components using schematic drawings, working to company process standards and operating procedures for both LV and MV switchgear.

Reports to

Team Leader

For whom responsible

No direct reports

Key accountabilities

Mark out, drill and fit equipment to layouts.

Must be able to read schematic drawings and identify components.

Be competent at stripping and crimping cables from 0.75mm to 120mm.

Be competent to torque power connections.

Loom wiring in a uniformed manner.

Work to instructions.

Work to process standards and operating procedures.

Capable of highlighting potential issues and suggesting rational corrective/preventative actions.

Capable and willing to transfer skills and knowledge to colleagues.

Responsible for achieving required output including productivity, Quality and attendance.

Operate KanBan stock.


The Panel Wirers function is operated by several teams operating internally whose functions are interdependent.

Effective and regular communication between department members and internal customers is crucial.

In addition the post holder must engage in regular communication with:

Team leader and team members.

Engineering – LV/MV.

Quality, Health & Safety.

Job Requirements

Competence Profile

The ability to effectively communicate using both verbal and written communication that delivers high levels of confidence in those dealt with.

A strong technical background.

The ability to meet the expectation of both internal and external customer, clients and suppliers through a sound understanding of their requirements, being responsive to their needs and exceeding their requirements.

The ability to think through and adopt a clear, sensible approach to planning, prioritising and organising tasks and activities to meet deadlines. Makes most efficient use of time and other resources.

The ability to pragmatically solve problems using varied approaches and considering all relevant factors and options before making a decision/taking action.

The ability to encourage people working within own function and the broader business.

The ability to demonstrate energy, drive, commitment and dedication to achieving both own and company success.

Proactive in approach, resilient under pressure, ability to maintain clarity and vision, and possesses a strong results orientation.

Personal Qualities


Sincere and genuine

Confidence inspiring


Excellent interpersonal skills

Team worker

Dedicated and conscientious


Problem solving and decision making

Change orientation / continuous improvement

Employment & Educational Background

The ideal candidate will have good experience of electrical panel wiring.

Should have a minimum of NVQ3 and or a min 3 years experience at S&I or equivalent.

The Job Description is a broad statement of the purpose, scope and responsibilities essential to performing within the role to a required standard. The role and responsibilities thereof defined within will change with technology, working practices and redefining of roles, and with this in mind, the process will be reviewed as changes demand. The format does not require every single task to be recorded, instead the Job Description is written in a ‘generic’ style that permits flexibility but defines the boundaries of responsibility and accountability.

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