Electrical Engineering Lead

  • Location
    Workington, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 1 - £ 2 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Chemicals & Paints
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-203114

Key Duties:



  • Ensuring that all work requirements (spares, instructions, permits etc) are in place for each deliverable task which will include routine preventative maintenance, reactive breakdown maintenance, project delivery and analysis of condition monitoring outputs.

  • To provide specialist support and advice to Site Management on engineering matters at all stages of the Company's operations to mitigate against major accident or incident.

  • Implementation and control of standards used in the construction, inspection, operation and maintenance of plant and equipment to maintain the appropriate level of integrity.

  • Liaison with statutory, industry and academic bodies on matters relating to construction, inspection, operation and maintenance of chemical manufacturing facilities.

  • Responsible for the installation of new plant, and changes to existing plant and equipment, to appropriate standards within the Management of Change system.

  • To act as the facilities subject-matter-expert on matters of mechanical integrity, including providing an appropriate review of 3rd party equipment assessment reports.


Business improvement:



  • Implement and deliver the benefits of an effective Maintenance and Reliability strategy to Continuously Improve functional performance aligned to Operational Excellence and Business Goals.

  • Active participation in continuous improvement and other lean manufacturing initiatives

  • To take responsibility for learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self, the team and the business

  • To assist in the training, mentoring and assessment of other team members

  • To exercise autonomy and judgement


Education & Qualifications:



  • 4 Year Apprenticeship or Level 2 NVQ equivalent


Experience: (industry and job specific)



  • Demonstrable experience in a maintenance or engineering support role.

  • Experience conducting electrical, control and instrumentation role in an upper tier COMAH site, preferably in the chemical manufacturing industry

  • Experience with condition-based monitoring techniques.

  • Reliability Centred Maintenance understanding and training attendance would be of benefit.

  • Experience of working in hazardous areas (ATEX/DSEAR) including understanding of BS EN60079.

  • Experience of fault finding on DCS/PLC and hardwired control and instrumentation systems.

  • Experience of 415v 3 phase electrical systems

  • Experience with Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Exel etc)

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