Electrical Controls Instrumentation Engineer

Intech Recruitment Ltd
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
EC&I Engineer


£40,000 to £45,000

Seeking a EC&I Engineer to be based at their Factory near Huntingdon. They have just over 30 colleagues across their two locations and are looking for someone who will support their ambition to deliver excellence and innovation from their factory investments and continuing operations.

Things you’ll be working on

Design and specify a new control and instrumentation philosophy for the upgraded factory
Procure, manage the installation, and commission the control and automation system
Design of a Safety Instrumented System for the upgraded factory
Develop electrical, control and instrumentation standards for bio-bean factories
Design and build of a central control room from which the entire process can be monitored and operated.
Develop a process to automatically provide operational data to the relevant people to support continuous improvement and performance management
Make recommendations for data collection systems and implement solutions to aid process understanding
Be the owner of safe designs, relevant written procedures and safety enhancements in process and electrical installations
Design relevant electrical safety systems including earthing and lighting protection, design for explosive atmospheres
Coordinate a range of multi-disciplinary projects with other engineering and operations teams
Assist in building the knowledge base for all the operations team to operate and work the factory in the most effective and efficient manner
Support Production and Engineering leaders to build continuous improvement techniques across the operation
Bring excellence in project management with a good deadline driven mentality to relevant projects; delivery right first time, on time and in budget
Lead supplier tendering and negotiating processes, including managing excellence in negotiations, external meetings and contract documentation.
New factory operations are targeted in the UK, EU and further afield
Bring excellence from the UK factory to other sites and deliver a new standard of excellence to all bio-bean operations
Work with new team members building the bio-bean philosophy and culture
Whilst the above is a guide to general expectation of the role, we expect this position to evolve allowing you greater scope to gain both knowledge and experience within the EC&I role and the wider engineering team.

Your skills and experience

Previous experience of at least 5 years in a relevant industrial background
Design of industrial control systems
A degree or time served apprenticeship in a relevant Engineering Discipline
Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues at all levels
Experience of Safety Instrumented Systems, design and specification
Ability to track and manage opex and capex project budgets
Experience of negotiating contracts and service level agreements
A history of delivering cost effective, well designed electrical, control and instrumentation projects to programme dates and to budget
Good working knowledge of current Electrical Regulations, British Standards, Codes of Practices, and Health and Safety regulations (including CDM)
Flexibility for national and international travel with a full UK driving licence
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