Head of Electrical Engineering – Manufacturing & Facilities

Bonfire Enterprise Ltd
09 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
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.


* 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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