Lead Electrical Controls Engineer

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Reference Number: 207832470

Engagement: N/A

Location: North West

Sector: Engineering

Salary: £NEG

Benefits: N/A

Date Opened: 2018-05-04 16:43:29

Lead Control System Engineer

My client, a well-established supplier of bespoke solutions and manufacturer of equipment for Oil and Gas and Subsea Engineering, is looking for a Lead Engineer to come on board due to recent expansion. Reporting to the General Manager, the Lead Engineer role is an exciting opportunity for an individual be part of a forward-thinking and market leading company and be hands-on with the design and development of new and existing products in line with client/industry requirements.

Responsibilities include:

* Design, development and specification of Special Purpose Machinery where typical requirements will include: – Pumps, Valves, and Instrumentation
* Ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards
* Select suitable materials, surface finishes, coatings and treatments for the products intended use
* Carry out regular design reviews with the team and/or customer
* Output accurate models, drawings, BOM’s, VAVE and other technical documents to customers, both internal and external
* Check and sign off drawings in line with relevant drawing standards
* Carry out administration of document management system
* Manage design based non-conformances
* Provide leadership, mentoring and support to other members of the Engineering Team.

Desired experience:

* Inverters, Drives, Pumps, Valves, Motors, Instrumentation
* AutoCAD
* P&IDs
* Electrical Drawings
* Panel Drawings
* 17th Edition
* Low Voltage Directive
* PLC’s, HMI’s and embedded control systems
* Specification writing
* System design

Other desirables attributes:

* In-depth knowledge of relevant industry standards: – PD5500, ASME VIII Div 2 & 3, EN13445

* Administration & usage of Document Management Systems (EPDM)
* Knowledge of high spec materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics
* Project Management

Soft skills:

* Able to work alone using own initiative, but also integrate well within a team where knowledge/idea sharing is important
* Able to communicate effectively regarding matters of a technical nature to stakeholders, both internal and external
* Willingness to learn new skills, expand existing knowledgebase and adapt quickly in an ever changing, developing environment
* Prepared to be flexible on working hours to meet deadlines
* Able to remain calm, focused and positive at all times

* Good practical common sense

The client is flexible in some requirements, so if you feel that you may lack the complete experience necessary please do get in touch to discuss an application as the client may be able to overlook some competencies if additional skills / experience can be offered