Electrical Project Engineer

We are seeking a qualified Industrial Electrical Engineer / Electrical Project Engineer, with proven industrial or manufacturing experience including knowledge of the latest regulatory requirements and strong CAD Electrical design skills. Our multi-million pound plant in Wigan is undergoing significant capital investment, now is a fantastic time to become part of our growing success story.

SALARY: £40,000 - £50,000

BENEFITS: Pension (5% personal / 9% company) 24 Days Holidays plus Bank Holidays Laptop & Phone Childcare Vouchers Life Assurance (7x salary) Private Health Care / Income Protection Company Sick Pay On Site Gym Free Car Parking.


COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Liverpool, Blackpool, Manchester, Preston, Bolton, Burnley, Rochdale, St Helens, Warrington, Northwich, Macclesfield, Crewe, Stoke-On-Trent, Chester.

Electrical Project Engineer – Role Profile:

This is a senior position and you’ll be reporting to the Technical Manager, working alongside two Mechanical Project Engineers and the Maintenance Manager. You’ll be responsible for the design, control and co-ordination of all Electrical Engineering Projects (CAPEX) across our plant, including:

·Large scale Low Voltage (LV) & High Voltage (HV) projects (this could range from a new sub-station to a complete furnace refurbishment.
·The support of all engineering projects across Safety, Spill Prevention, ERGO, Energy Efficiency, Legionella or Asbestos.
·Any new additions or modifications to our existing plant, equipment and facilities.
·Budget setting and monitoring (including specification creation, BOM and Risk Assessments).

Because of the significant ongoing investment in our plant your projects will be wide ranging and varied so you’ll need to have excellent project management skills to determine the most effective routes to ensure optimal delivery. In addition, Continuous Improvement is part of our DNA and we would expect this to be the same of you.

Electrical Project Engineer – Personal Profile

You MUST be Electrical Degree or HNC / HND qualified with a demonstrable track record in an Industrial or Manufacturing environment.

You WILL have strong CAD Electrical Design skills (AUTOCAD, EPLAN or similar) along with a solid working knowledge of BS7671 for Electrical Installations and BS60204 for Electrical Safety or Machinery as well as previous project management experience.

Ideally, you’ll be able to demonstrate your knowledge of process control techniques such as DMAIC, SPC, lean or 5S and any experience of FMEA would be highly desirable.


We’re a global specialist manufacturer and a world leader in our product field, with a history spanning more than 60 years. Our UK site is a 24/7 operation, employing 350 people and it has a reputation of consistently delivering outstanding quality products. With ongoing large-scale investment in new and upgraded plant we are set to be at the leading edge of our industry for years to come.


This is a highly autonomous position and will suit an individual looking to take ownership / responsibility to the success of their area of the business. As such we offer excellent opportunities for long-term career growth.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Electrical Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Electrical Project Manager, Project Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Works Engineer, Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Automation Engineer, Production Engineer, Process Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Glass, Metal, Wood, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Marine, Electrical, Chemical, Machine, Packaging, Process Engineering, Plastic, Industrial, Food, Pharmaceutical, CAPEX, Authorised Person.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Lee Henning quoting Electrical Project Engineer and reference LH15032 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683314 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.