Control Panel Engineer/Electrician

£32,000-£50,000 per annum depending on experience plus excellent benefits package
40 - 50 hours per week, including overtime

About Star M&E Solutions

Part of Star Refrigeration Group which is the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, founded in 1970, working with customers from design to commissioning and maintenance, supported by a nationwide branch structure. The company is comprised of six business units and currently has around 400 employees throughout the group.  We are an Investors in People Platinum accredited employer and recognise the important role our employees play in our success which is why they are at the heart of everything we do.  We aim to support and encourage our employees to pursue their interests and provide development opportunities to ensure they have rewarding and fulfilling careers.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced control panel engineer/electrician to join their skilled team. The role is based around the core business of Industrial Refrigeration, on projects of varying size.
The successful applicant would be working alongside our experienced team –The role incorporates both a workshop environment and on site works throughout the UK, carrying out control panel manufacture from layout to the final testing, the role will also require on site installation works, commissioning, and modifications at various site locations.


Fit down and wiring of various types of control panels within our workshop facility, to provide wiring schematics
Testing of manufactured control panels
Attend sites to carry out minor electrical installations, panel modifications & fault finding

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a background of working within an Industrial electrical & mechanical role and have the following:
• JIB Card
• Minimum 2 years ‘time served’ experience
• Valid CSCS or similar
• Full UK Driving Licence
• Experience in installation & Wiring of motor control gear
• Able to read and understand control panel schematics
• Able to work on own initiative
Desirable, but not essential:
• Testing Procedures
• 18th Edition Qualified
• Ability to electrically test the panels power & controls on completion
• Good IT skills


An excellent remuneration package is available including:

  • Annual leave: 33 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension: 8% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions with company top up based on the level of AVC’s
  • Private Medical BUPA insurance available after 6 months of employment with additional family option
  • Permanent Health Insurance: generous long term illness cover equal to 50% of salary with continuation of company pension contributions
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phone line offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Plan: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme

Application process

  • Respond to this advert with a current CV and cover letter.
  • A selection of candidates will be shortlisted for interview where a suitable time and date will be organised.
  • We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application.
  • First stage interviews may be carried out remotely, via video call prior to a face to face interview.
  • The successful candidate will be notified and a start date agreed.

Contact email

Closing date

28th February 2024