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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Job Overview

Job Ref No.:640
Job Title:Electrical Engineer
Location:Waterford
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Negotiable
Start Date04/12/2017

Job Description

Electrical Engineer

ROLE: Electrical Engineer

PURPOSE: Provide electrical engineering expertise in support of the operation and maintenance of a manufacturing facility. Process automation systems development and leadership of the process automation technician group.


Reporting Structure:
Reports to Engineering Manager
Subordinates: 2 Process Automation Technicians.

Key Responsibilities:
• Management of process automation personnel
• Electrical & process control problem solving.
• Electrical system optimisation and redesign.
• Optimisation of PLC systems architecture.
• Manage the implementation of electrical and automation improvement projects.
• Ensure compliance with best practice electrical standards.
• Provide technical advice and guidance on safety and environmental initiatives
• Monitor & control costs in areas of responsibility.
• Develop and implement effective preventative maintenance strategies for electrical and automation equipment, utilising the CMMS platform.
• Ensure Process automation technician receive appropriate training.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required:

• Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
• 3 years in a manufacturing / heavy industrial facility in a maintenance or projects role.
• Track record of achievement, continuous improvement and management of engineering projects.
• Strong working knowledge of preventative maintenance and CMMS
• Experience of team leadership, people management and industrial relations.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, enthusiastic with ability to deliver under pressure.
• PLC & HMI experience
• IT Network experience
• High level of PC competency in MS office.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy our client is not willing to go down the route of work permits/visas/sponsorship, therefore, all candidates must have permission to work in Ireland.

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