Lead Electrical / Controls Engineer

Lead Electrical / Controls Engineer

Job Title: Lead Electrical / Controls Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Reference: 13461/001_1494492157
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 11, 2017 09:42

Job Description



£41000 + Superb Package

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical/Controls Engineer to take a lead role within the engineering team at a manufacturing company in Halifax.

Our client is part of a global business who design and manufacture a wide range of niche products for automotive and industrial markets. The role has come about due to business growth and ongoing investment into automation.

Working on a 6-2, 2-10 system, the Lead Electrical / Controls Engineer will support the activities of maintenance technicians and lead controls and automation projects.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide electrical/controls/automation support to engineering team
  • Lead Planned Maintenance and TPM activities
  • Fault finding, programming and modification of CNC & PLC Software
  • Analysis of downtime and implementation of preventative measures
  • Specification of CNC and PLC control systems for machine tools
  • Electrical installation and commissioning
  • Assist with CAPEX projects

Key requirements:

  • Qualified Electrical/Controls Maintenance Engineer (HNC/HND)
  • Experience of working in an automated manufacturing/machining environment
  • Experience gained in a leadership role
  • Good all round knowledge and experience of electrical systems, AC/DC/ServoDrives
  • Experience of fault finding, programming and modification of PLC's (CNC/Robotics advantageous)
  • C&G 17th Edition
  • Team player/excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to provide out of hours' support when necessary to support engineering activities

On offer - A basic salary of £35000 + 17% Shift Allowance + Pension + Productivity Bonus + Life Assurance + Attendance Bonus

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.