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Electrical Project Engineer

Venatu Consulting are working with a company based in Doncaster to find a Electrical Project Engineer.

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £40,000pa
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 11 June 2018
  • Ref: Projectelec

THE ROLE

  • The Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for technical support for large scale projects – typically, new product lines, development and/or implementation of new manufacturing technology in support of new product lines or major improvements in existing product lines.
  • Actively supports and implements continuous improvement.
  • Training and development of training materials.
  • The key to success in this position is problem solving and utilising technical knowledge to get to the root cause of a problem rather than simply identifying symptoms.

RESPONSIBILITY

  • Create and develop manufacturing system concepts to fulfill business needs.
  • Work with design engineers and production to quote, specify, order, debug, receive, install, and runoff new production equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, assembly stations, work cells, test stations, material handling equipment, and packaging for new products/new processes.
  • Maximise Operations Production and Efficiency
  • Maintain the current systems and equipment through analysis, troubleshooting and improvement.
  • Perform the work needed to maximize production and efficiency.
  • Implement/modify manufacturing processes to fulfill business needs.
  • Work with production employees to continually improve production operations, system maintenance and design concepts through coaching, equipment design/modification/selection, training, and participation in PPI activities.
  • Communicate and assist the manufacturing aspects of the current production operations.
  • Assign and/or perform the work needed to maximize production and efficiency.
  • May supervise Engineering Technicians and ME Interns.
  • Upgrade Material and Equipment
  • Work with advanced engineering and equipment suppliers to determine designs and configurations for new equipment and upgrades in conformance with company specifications and quality standards.
  • Preparation of financial analysis for capital expenditures for tooling and equipment needed in support of existing product lines or processes.
  • Monitor and control all phases of new equipment construction from design approval through implementation on factory floor and control equipment costs during this process.
  • Demonstrate Project Management and Technical Expertise
  • Demonstrate your technical expertise in project management including, but not limited to; scheduling, tracking, team assignments, allocation of resources, status reports, facilitate effective problem solving.
  • Technical resource for specific manufacturing methods and/or philosophies.
  • Contribute significant technical support for large scale projects and existing manufacturing operations.
  • Collaborate with Other Departments
  • Interface between Design and Production to ensure designs are acceptable for manufacturing, equipment is designed in accordance with the designs presented and the equipment will work with the equipment we currently have.
  • Work with peers and other support personnel with specifics to training on production equipment, problem solving, and preventive maintenance.
  • Strong Team Player and Contributor
  • Able to work well with colleagues and produce results within a fast-paced and high pressure atmosphere.
  • Combine strong attention to detail with an orientation towards results/execution.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Apprenticed trained in Electrical Engineering
  • Proficiency of electrical and mechanical machining equipment, is able to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics, and is capable of setting up and monitoring preventive maintenance systems.
  • Also capable of troubleshooting and performing minor repairs to equipment.
  • Effective problem solving, judgment, and independent thinking skills for troubleshooting, repair, and recognition of acceptable or unacceptable product quality.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with other functional areas as follows: Quality Assurance, Design Engineering, Purchasing and Inventory Control, Scheduling, and Shipping/Receiving.
  • Able to handle frequent interruptions, meet tight deadlines, and handle conflict in an effective manner.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.

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