Electrical Project Engineer

Recruiter
Holt Recruitment Ltd
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£30000 - £40000/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Holt Executive are assisting a leading, established and prestigious solutions provider in automation and robotic systems in their search for an Electrical Project Engineer.

The position of Electrical Project Engineer would suit a self-sufficient engineer who can manage multiple projects from the electrical side. The Electrical Project Engineer will need to have knowledge of automation equipment, sensors and drives, and will ideally have project management experience.

The key responsibilities for the Electrical Project Engineer:

* The Electrical Project Engineer will assume direct control and responsibility for all electrical controls aspects of projects allocated
* Prepare detailed project plans and support internal planning meetings
* The Electrical Project Engineer will co-ordinate activities of the electrical controls team based on close liaison and effective communication with the Manufacturing Manager
* Provide technical support and guidance to associated areas i.e. workshop, buying
* Communicate directly with customers and suppliers
* The Electrical Project Engineer will contribute and / or convene brainstorming sessions where required
* Identify need for additional training
* The Electrical Project Engineer will prepare of purchase requisitions and follow up on deliveries, through relevant channels
* Provide technical guidance and support to the sales and marketing team
* Adopt total financial control of all projects to ensure profitability
* The Electrical Project Engineer will support accounts department in preparation of project costings and report progress to fortnightly project review meetings
* Work closely with the installation and commissioning team to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and awareness of work to be completed against defined timescales.
* The Electrical Project Engineer will co-ordinate activities and usage of contract labour and third party suppliers
* Prepare method statements and risk assessments in support of all site work
* The Electrical Project Engineer will prepare documentation i.e. CE manuals in accordance with relevant standards and legal obligations
* Provide cover to the electrical manufacturing facility as required

Skills & Qualifications required for the Electrical Project Engineer

* The Electrical Project Engineer should be qualified to at least HNC standard in an electrical engineering discipline
* Good awareness and understanding of all relevant prevailing electrical legislation and guidelines, including effective application
* Good commercial awareness
* The Electrical Project Engineer will be able to demonstrate successful achievement in a similar role allied to equipment and system design, including PLC and HMI equipment
* Experience with AutoCAD and / or E-Plan is essential
* The Electrical Project Engineer will have effective project management skills
* Excellent communication skills
* The Electrical Project Engineer will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel and Project software
* Robot / automation experience would be extremely advantageous

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