Head of Electrical Engineering – Manufacturing & Facilities

Recruiter
Bonfire Enterprise Ltd
Location
Rotherham
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
08 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Bonfire Recruitment is retained in the recruitment of a Head of Electrical Engineering for its established and growing capital equipment manufacturing client in South Yorkshire near Sheffield, UK.

We have a desirable opportunity for a qualified electrical manager with demonstrable capital plant, engineered work packages and facilities experience to lead and direct all aspects of electrical activity at our growing manufacturing client’s northern facility.

Responsibilities:

* Manage and lead the Electrical Engineering Department to ensure full compliance with all Health Safety and Environmental responsibilities

* Lead factory acceptance testing of electrical control systems for packaged plant

* Review the electrical content of a project and represent the company at meetings with the client

* Provision of specifications to electrical sub-contractors to enable them to design and supply electrical controls equipment for the company’s projects.

* Lead the electrical aspects of the company’s projects.

* Provide safety leadership making the appropriate procedures and interventions to prevent unsafe situations or unacceptable risks being taken whilst ensuring work is carried out efficiently

* Co-ordinate and manage of electrical sub-contracting companies.

* Provide support to the commissioning team during plant start-ups and be involved with technical problem solving

* Provide technical support to the sales and applications team as required.

* Provide support to the manuals department and ensure that relevant electrical documentation is available for inclusion in the O&M manuals

* Provide remote technical support to engineers out on site

* Manage design engineers, wiremen, service engineers and commissioning engineers

* Interface with general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and manufacturer's representatives

* Provide support to H&S manager for compliance, electrical safety and procedures.

* Checking and verification of electrical drawings and design calculations

* Technical consultancy to sales and end users

Successful Candidate:

* Qualified Electrical Engineer by Degree/Diploma or time served.

* 10 Years demonstrable UK working experience within a senior electrical engineering role with leadership responsibilities

* Demonstrable experience of designing electrical control systems using Eplan and/or AutoCAD type design packages

* Demonstrable knowledge of Siemens controls, drives and PLC hardware

* Siemens TIA Portal, PLC programming and WINCC or similar type package in Rockwell platform etc.

* Taken part in commissioning and site installs

* Industrial manufacturing background in ideally in Process plants, package plant, recycling, heavy plant etc

* Willing to travel occasionally

Our client offers an excellent comprehensive rewards package and

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