Senior Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

  • Widnes
  • Lanxess

LANXESS Flavour & Fragrance manufacturing plant is an upper tier COMAH site supplying speciality ingredients for customers globally. An outstanding opportunity for an experienced EC&I Engineer or Supervisor to join a focussed Maintenance and Engineering team with a high bias for action and a collaborative outlook. LANXESS is a diverse business with a wide variety of opportunities and are always looking to develop people within our organisation who are up for the challenge.
About the Role: Reporting to the Technical Manager, the EC&I Lead Engineer is responsible for Maintenance and Engineering standards across Electrical and Instrumentation technologies deployed on the Widnes manufacturing site. The role is the Responsible Site Engineer for HV & LV Electrical distribution and sub-distribution, Process Instrumentation, Lighting, Earthing and Lightning Protection, and infrastructure systems. The main responsibilities are to define the inspection, maintenance, and asset management strategies, ensuring these activities are suitable and sufficient to enhance reliability, compliance, and process & occupational safety performance. Delivering these site and corporate targets will involve partnering with departmental, site, corporate and contract partners as appropriate. It also requires working closely with the Maintenance Planners and Supervisors to ensure that effective maintenance plans are in place. Additionally, the EC&I Lead Engineer will control assigned projects and maintenance contracts within budgeted performance and in accordance with agreed plans.
The ideal candidate: You will be an experienced Engineer with recognised Electrical Engineering qualifications to degree level or alternative routes such as a recognised apprenticeship plus relevant experience demonstrating suitably qualified and experienced status.You will be approachable, with good people skills and a passion for learning. A positive attitude and a commitment to developing self and others are key to this role. Ideally you will have previous upper tier COMAH experience. knowledge of the UK legislative framework for Electrical Systems and relevant technical & SHE standards: at Work Regulations, BS7671 & 2391 requirements are essential EX01-EX06 trained and familiar with requirements of IEC60079 and DSEAR/ATEX 137 directive and knowledge of Risk Assessment, COSHH and permit to work processes is essential of maintaining and inspecting High Voltage switchgear and distribution networks, and / or experience of working closely with HV contract partners of ageing electrical plant and management of obsolescence with maintaining, troubleshooting and calibration of process instrumentation in leading the EC&I elements of small and medium-sized capital projects holder responsibility, accountability, cost control management user of MS office, & CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System). Experience of SAP S4-Hanna Asset Management an advantage
What we offer you:
Training & Development:
We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning . Compensation:
We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program. Comprehensive Benefits:
We provide a mixture of various benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care. Work-Life & Flexibility : We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
For us, talent matters, we welcome everyone who commits to our values. We strongly believe that including diverse perspectives makes us more innovative and enhances our competitiveness. Therefore, we embrace the uniqueness of every single individual and are truly committed to supporting our people in developing their individual potential. Lanxess UK is an equal opportunities employer.