Electrical Engineer required in Teesside

Working alongside the Mechanical Engineer, reporting to the site Engineering and Site Services Business Unit Manager. Our client is looking for an experienced individual who has worked within a heavy industry, with an experienced background in automation and process controls.

To supervise and carry out electrical maintenance work activities to ensure optimal long-term availability of all plant, to preserve the value of the assets and to ensure Heath Safety and Environmental obligations are met along with financial targets.

Responsible for efficient planning and execution of all electrical maintenance activities working closely with the Engineering Manager to ensure and promote productivity of all the company sites.

Responsible for supervising a team of Electrical Technicians and on occasions contractors ensuring their performance is maintained to a high standard. Supervision to include electrical planned, preventive and reactive maintenance, problem diagnosis, corrective action, repair, replacement and testing of site equipment and systems.

To respond to equipment breakdowns across all company sites during both normal hours and if required outside of normal working hours.

Key Responsibilities

Control, maintenance and repair of all PLC, SCADA, HMI and Drives across all sites, to include critical spares, program backups, site training and development.

Attend meetings on Teams and daily face to face with maintenance and production departments to review workload and plan corrective actions. Feedback and data entry to establish maintenance KPIs produced on Dashboard for managerial meetings.

Establish and enforce expectations related to safety, compliance, corrective actions and appropriate work behaviours. Maintain and improve where applicable the highest standards of Health and Safety within the working environment.

Qualifications, skills and Experience

Minimum HNC, preferred Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

At least 5 years’ experience in heavy industry with supervisory experience.

PLC / SCADA / HMI / DRIVES proficient to enable testing, repair, commissioning, programming and fault finding. PLCs to include Siemens S7, RS Logix, Allen Bradley, Compact Logix 5000 & 500, Mitsubishi Processors.

Experienced in the installation of electrical control systems including AC / DC drives, Variable frequency drives, closed loop control with positioning systems

Experience with monitoring equipment, install and commissioning of vibration and temperature detection.

Computer competent with EXCEL, POWERPOINT, WORD and CMM Systems (Synchro).

Ability to co-ordinate and supervise work activities for the Electrical, Multiskilled and contractor personnel.

Knowledgeable and competent with reading electrical drawings, process and control diagrams.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Billingham

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