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Date Added: Tue 14/11/2023

Head Of Electrical Engineering

Dunbar, EH42, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

This client are currently recruiting a Head of Electrical Engineering for a Cement Plant in one of their key regions. In the role of Head of Electrical you will be responsible for medium to long term objectives of the Electrical maintenance department

Client Details

This client are a global company who work within the construction sector producing sustainable building materials and alternative construction solutions. They work across a huge range of sectors within the construction industry and work alongside clients and contractors throughout the world.

Being based at the Cement Plant in Dunbar your role as Head of Electrical is pivotal to the success of this business and therefore the client is keen to bring in an experienced candidate for the role.


The key responsibilities for this role include:

Acting as a champion for engineering improvements and promoting best practise for the plant
Managing and motivating their team ensuring coordination and cooperation between departments
Ensuring completion of electrical/ HV and process control systems maintenance jobs with the highest level of safety, quality and effectiveness at minimum cost to maximise equipment availability
Applying preventative and predictive maintenance practices and contribute to plant improvements
Highlight plant maintenance risks to senior management and assist in formulating repair plans
Ensuring sustainable performance which is aligned to plant objectives, values and behaviours
Definition of the medium and long term strategy for plant maintenance
Preparing and managing obsolescence and replacement plans
Monitor execution of electrical tasks through spot checks and follow up with feedback
Identify training/skills gaps in electrical team and build plans for development for the team including 1-2-1's and PDP'sProfile

To be successful for this role it is essential you have the right qualifications and certificates and these include:

IET prof. reg
BS7671 current regs (18th Edition)
NVQ level 3 or equivalent
C&G 2391 - inspection and testing - be able to understand test results
Working knowledge of IEC 61508/61511
Working knowledge of drives and PLC
Working Knowledge of MCerts, gaseous and particulate emmissions and requirements for the EA
Complex EX14 or working knowledge and prove Atex Responsible person requirements
General instrumentation
Man management and safety
CMMS/SAP stuff inc RCA etc
Budget management and control
Job Offer

In return this client can offer a competitive salary and package, the chance for career progression and development and the opportunity to join a growing and expanding business that is currently going through a huge transformation so this role will allow the successful individual to make a real mark on the business and the team to drive forward success
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