Lead Electrical / Controls Engineer

Permanent
Telford
Posted 3 weeks ago

Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: circa £70K plus £6K car allowance
Location: Telford, Shropshire (Hybrid 3 days on-site)
Industry: Automation & Systems Integration
Wentworth James Group has engaged with a key client and a leading Automation and systems integrator specialist based in Shropshire. Due to a high demand and winning new business we are seeking 4 Lead Engineers from an Automation & Controls background, preferably someone who has experience with drive systems.
Summary of the Role
Responsible for the delivery of detailed electrical design work packages – on time, within budget, and of the required quality – contributing to the successful delivery of automation and control projects
Key Responsibilities
• Lead, engage and coach a small team of Electrical Engineers and Hardware Design Engineers
• Collaborate with the Business Development and Applications teams to develop robust estimation norms and provide pre-sale technical support
• Work with Project Managers to ensure solid delivery plans are in place for all Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design work packages
• Ensure efficient allocation and utilisation of Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design resources
• Develop, maintain and improve Electrical Design processes and procedures and ensure their compliance
• Develop and maintain supplier and sub-contractor relationships to ensure the availability of high-quality short-term / temporary resource to support peak demands
• Create, maintain and improve internal standards, templates, libraries, methods and best-practices to ensure the highest possible efficiency
• Collaborate with Manufacturing management and supervision to ensure processes, standards and methodologies are aligned between the two departments
• Recruit, train and develop the best Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design Engineers to fulfil the growing demands of the business
• Monitor the teams’ output in line with project requirements, and audit the quality of work being produced to ensure best-in-class and right-first-time
• Provide technical direction, embrace innovation, and ensure compliance with customer specifications and legal regulations
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Required
• Minimum of BEng in Electrical Engineering
• Minimum of 7 years in a relevant technical delivery / management role
• Subject Matter Expert in 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
Remuneration Package
• Competitive salary
• Holidays 25 days (plus Bank Holidays)
• Bonus scheme
• Pension scheme
• Life Insurance
• Employee assistance programme
• Programme of personal development & training
• Free car parking
• EV charge points on-site
• Social & wellbeing activity programme
• Bike 2 work scheme

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