Lead Site Electrical and Controls Engineer (Newcastle)

Theo James Recruitment
Newcastle Upon Tyne
21 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Site Electrical and Controls Engineer (Newcastle) - £45,000 - 50,000 - Days + Development Plan

An exciting and rare opportunity to join an established company going through a high tempo modernisation process. Full autonomy as the site expert, there is no management responsibilities.

The Company:

A well established and long-standing brand across the UK and globally with a strong regional presence. With significant investment, the site is undergoing a large modernisation process introducing increased automation and placing greater emphasis on electrical and PLC systems.

The Position:

We're looking for a Lead Site Electrical and Controls Engineer for their Newcastle Facility. Fully autonomous and with excellent PLC programming knowledge, this role has no man management responsibilities.

We offer an exceptional Bonus and Benefit scheme with a Career development plan in place
We also offer full autonomy in the role to be the site expert and support implementation of Automated Electrical processes and projects


Fully Time Served Electrical Apprenticeship
Minimum HNC qualification. A HND or Degree in an Electrical discipline would be highly beneficial
PLC programming experience is essential in this role and applicants without this could not be shortlisted (Ideally Siemens but demonstrable experience on multiple systems is fine)
Experience managing and leading Change or Improvement projects across a site would be desirable with past maintenance experience with PPMs, Commissioning or Project Engineering
This individual will be viewed as the future Engineering Manager at the site


Leading change and improvement projects across site in line with the automation strategy in place
Bring new ideas to the business with the ability know what good looks like and implement a culture of engineering excellence
Whilst not a management role, you will be leading new and exciting PLC and Automation projects across the site and demonstrating a positive and forward-thinking attitude across the site

The Location: Based just outside of Newcastle, this role has good commuting links from both sides of the water following either the A1 or A19.

Why Should You Apply?

Opportunity to enter an autonomous role with full responsibility for project implementation and a key player in its overall success
A highly competitive Salary and Bonus structure for a Day Shift role
A growing business with significant change ongoing, this opportunity is likely to lead to further career development and promotion in the future
A very varied role with multiple facets that would allow someone from a maintenance background to further expand their project knowledge and management experience

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.

Supply Chain/Logistics
Quality - Engineering, Management
Design - Engineer, Management
Maintenance - Technician, Engineer, Management
Production / Process Engineering
Health, Safety & Environmental
Project Engineering, Management
Leadership and Management
HR & Finance

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