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Instrument & Control Engineer

Essex - Salary circa £42,000

We are seeking an Electrical and Control Engineer for a chemical manufacturer in Essex.

Job Purpose:

Manage electrical, instrumentation and control systems on the site to deliver safe and reliable operation and modification of plant and equipment.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Manage routine engineering inspection and maintenance activity to ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements
2. Plan and implement engineering work on site including the management of the electrical and control maintenance team plus the control of contractors in accordance with company procedures and in compliance with the relevant legislation.
3. Ensure effective communication with internal and external parties
4. Prepare financial proposals for approval. Negotiate deliverables and costs with suppliers and contactors. Manage cost and progress against agreed targets.
5. Ensure engineering staff and contractors have adequate information, skills and familiarity to carry out allocated tasks effectively and in a safe and timely manner. Direct report responsibility for the E/C maintenance team along personnel development plans, work prioritisation and review and continuous improvement actions
6. Ensure all engineering inspection and modification activity is recorded in an appropriate manner and communicated to relevant parties


Qualification and Experience Required:

1. Relevant engineering HND and/or degree
2. Relevant industrial experience
3. Experience of electrical systems maintenance and testing including HV, LV, 17th edition, and hazardous areas to EN60079
4. Experience of PLC and DCS control and field instrumentation including intrinsically safe circuits.
5. Good organisational and man management skills plus experience with maintenance management system, controlling contactors and operating within a CDM environment.
6. Technical knowledge and planning skills including assessment of method statements and risk assessments
7. Experience in managing capital projects and/or major shutdowns
8. Familiarity with Autocad, maintenance management system, project handover documentation, operator and maintenance training


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