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  • Job reference: RMS0158641

Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/07/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/07/15)
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The Company:
Our client is a long established and leading supplier of bespoke electrical systems to key sectors including the mining and oil & gas industries. The client has a reputation for excellent customer service with an emphasis on full service support and long-term relationships, as well as after sales support including full maintenance and repairs. Renowned for its innovative and tailor made solutions throughout the design, manufacture and installation of electrical products, our client is achieving

The Role:
Electrical consultant internal and external
Ensure compliance with the relevant standards and legislation for all products
Preparation and execution of all certification and equipment type tests
Product development team leader
Ensure company engineers are kept up to date with the latest standards and technical advances
Deputise in the absence of the engineering director

KR 1: Ensure efficient use of engineers time and department resources
Success Measure: On time in full engineering output without errors
KR 2: Ensure compliance with international standards and legislation
Success Measure: Products comply with relevant standards
KR 3: All certification is up to date for all products


Success Measure: Audits from external body demonstrate compliance
KR 4: Leader of the product developments team
Success Measure: New products achieved on time within budget
KR 5: Manage the engineering department in the absence of the engineering director
Success Measure: All department KPIs are achieved.

Other Tasks/Success Measures

Task 1: Contribute to a successful engineering office
Success Measure: Support to all staff reducing ECRs
Task 2:
Positive and professional representation of the company internally and externally
Success Measure: Positive feedback from customers
Task 3: Look for continuous improvement
Success Measure: Engineering output improved

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Highly qualified electrical engineer
• Capable of calculations from first principles
• Experienced in the design and manufacture of LV switchgear
• In depth knowledge of standards relating to switchgear transformers and variable speed drives
• Ideally degree level electrical engineer
• Several years experience in the design and manufacture of LV switchgear

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree
• Conversant with procedures for certification to flameproof standards.
• Electrical type testing including short circuit, earth fault and arc containment.
• MSc
• MV VSD design and build
• Type testing of switchgear and VSDs
• Project management
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