Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Vantage Consulting
Location
Northampton
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Process and Controls Engineering Manager

Northampton

£40,000 - £60,000 + package

Based in Northants, my client are a leading engineering organisation working in energy/ waste and power generation. As a highly innovative and progressive design and manufacturing company, they have our own in-house manufacturing facility and our own energy from waste and renewable energy power plant.

They are involved in the following:

• Design and manufacture of equipment for the food and rendering industry

• Processing waste into energy

• Renewable energy production

Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading a small team of engineers providing technical advice and guidance, designing controls and process circuits and undertaking modifications and installations of control systems for internal projects and client orders.

Responsibilities

Ideally you will have a background in either Process or Controls engineering, with excellent project management and leadership skills.

• You will be overseeing the day-to-day activities and management of a small team of controls and process engineers, and you will be required to have a good understanding of process engineering across a broad range of sectors.

• Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC/HMI design, installation and commissioning.

• Knowledge of Wonderware Intouch SCADA

• Undertake safety reviews and HAZOPs.

• Liaise closely with the Electrical and Mechanical engineering departments.

• Producing Functional Design Specifications and other related documentation to accompany each project.

• Carry out and manage projects and modifications from concept to completion

• Specification of electrical control, process instrumentation components, producing bills of materials and project schedules.

• Management of personal and projects to budgets, timescales and deadlines.

Desired Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in areas such as PLC Controls, software programming and Process Engineering.

• Knowledge of regulatory standards, CE Marking process and the Machinery Directive.

• Customer focused with good communication skills both verbally and written.

• High attention to detail with good analytical and reporting skills.

• Proactive approach to continuous improvement and working practices.

• Flexible, team focused willing to show initiative.

• Strong problem-solving skills and diagnostic ability both reactive and proactive.

If this sounds like you then please get in touch with Jess on (phone number removed) or send your CV

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