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Lead Engineer - Drive System Specialist

Telford, Shropshire
£70000.00 - £80000 per annum + car allowance & benefits
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about 1 month ago
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Charles Cureton
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Automation & Controls

Earthstream are proud to be recruiting a Lead Engineer Drive System Specialist for a leading industrial automation solutions provider ficusing on innovative projects across multiple industries

Job Role: Lead Engineer Drive System Specialist

Location: Telford

Salary: Up to £80,000 plus £6k car allowance & benefits

As a Lead Engineer Drive System Specialist your remit will include:

  • Ownership of the Functional Safety lifecycle within a project setting
  • Supervision and motivation of teams of engineers (including external resources) within a project setting, including the verification of deliverables in line with client expectations, legal requirements and industry standards
  • Mentoring of apprentices, trainees, juniors and graduate engineers
  • Collaboration with Project Managers to ensure quality delivery to budget and on time, including the identification and mitigation of project risks and technical change
  • Participation in the Engineering Management Working Group, contributing to the development of internal standards and practices with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation
  • Electrical / controls concept design including Functional Design Specification, Safety Requirements Specification, Single Line Diagram, Network Topology, Device Layout, Cause & effect Matrix, Safety Block Diagram, etc
  • Software Design, including Software Design Specification and production of Software / Configuration deliverables for e.g. PLC / HMI / SCADA / Robot / Drives / BMS / etc
  • Factory Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Site Acceptance Testing
  • Ownership of the Technical Construction File
  • Other duties as required

What you will bring to the company:

  • Minimum of BEng / BSE / Level 6 Apprenticeship in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of electrical control systems
  • Personal Qualities
  • Being a great team player as well as the ability to work off own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  • Confident and pro-active with an organised approach to work
  • Situational adaptability
  • Good problem solver
  • Hands on attitude
  • Enthusiastic and able to be relied upon

What the company can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays 25 days (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Bonus scheme *
  • BUPA Medical plan *
  • Car allowance *
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible working
  • Programme of personal development & training
  • Free car parking
  • EV charge points on-site
  • Social & wellbeing activity programme
  • Bike 2 work scheme
  • Available on some positions


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Charles Cureton

Charles Cureton

Specialisms: Semiconductor, Automation & Controls, Gigafactory, Industrial

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