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Principal Electrical Engineer

£45k - 64k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
Helen Brown
Principal Consultant
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Principal Electrical Engineer


Monday to Friday Days only (8 hour shifts)

£45,000 - £64,000 + Excellent benefits package, car allowance and overtime available!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer, to join a large global manufacturer on a permanent basis. This is a days based role, working sociable hours Monday to Friday. The Principal Electrical Engineer will be required to lead a team of engineers, mentoring and coaching and creating an engaging working environment. I am searching for someone who has a logical and methodical approach and can be relied upon to see the job through to the end.  The successful Principal Electrical Engineer will be a natural problem solver, tenacious and will use creativity, innovation, and an analytical approach to exhaust all options until a solution is found.  A proactive attitude with a flair for quick and efficient learning which equips you well to adapt to the latest technologies.

The role also involves the following duties:

  • Management of capital projects from initial feasibility study to final close out ensuring KPI’s for safety, cost, time & specification are met.

  • Lead root cause failure analysis and 4 step problem solving. Ensure actions are completed and closed out and shared with relevant parties.

  • Champion, role model and continuously improve all safety requirements, including the supervision of the technical support team and contractors, Includes the Permit to Work process, Risk assessments and method statements

  • Complete hands on planned and reative maintenance across the site, as well as leading work on any ongoing and upcoming projects. The company has heavily invested into this site and the company have a strong pipeline of project work!

Requirements for the Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • Electrical Bias
  • Must be able to PLC programme
  • Degree level or apprentice trained with excellent experience
  • Able to mentor / train members of the team
  • Manufacturing, packaging or FMCG background
  • Instrumentation experience
  • Experience with safety circuits
  • Experience with high voltage distribution systems

Benefits for the Principal Electrical Engineer:

  • 20% pension!
  • Gym memberships
  • Private medical insurance (option to add on dependents at a salary sacrifice)
  • Dental cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Critical illness cover
  • Travel insurance
  • Car allowance with the role
  • Annual bonus depending on company and personal performance
  • 25 days holiday with option to purchase more


If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills then please click apply at the bottom of this advert.

For further details then please contact Helen Brown at Pioneer Selection.

As a registered candidate with Pioneer Selection Ltd, you automatically become eligible for our referral scheme.

You will receive £250 for every candidate we place in permanent employment who has been recommended by you. Terms and Conditions apply please see our website for further details.


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