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EC&I Engineer

Victrex Plc
Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire
Up to £58,000 plus benefits
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

Job Details

We are looking for an EC&I Engineer to provide ECI Engineering expertise, alongside assisting with the development and execution of the Asset Management Strategy and development and implementation of Capital and continuous improvement projects.

More about the role

You will be a subject matter expert in EC&I Engineering providing technical input into capital projects to ensure electrical and instrumentation systems are designed, procured, and installed to statutory and Victrex standards. You will also lead audits to ensure compliance against standards and drive any corrective actions to completion if gaps are identified. Adding to this you will coach and mentor Maintenance Technicians and less experienced members of the Engineering team in EC&I Engineering matters, and act as a Competent Control and Electrical Engineer within Electrical Safety systems. As EC&I Engineer, you will implement safety critical control strategies within safety control systems, whilst also ensuring you are compliant with your legal duties and working to required site safety standards.

Your experience

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in a relevant discipline and experience of working on COMAH regulated production plants. You will have thorough technical knowledge of industrial plant assets to ensure they meet the departmental and legal requirements. It is desirable that you have a working knowledge of high integrity safety systems, LV power Distribution, VSDs, MCC's and lighting in an industrial environment and be familiar with control system interfacing. You will also have demonstrable experience of continuous improvement techniques and in ECI related national and international standards.

About Victrex

Victrex is an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, focused on the strategic markets of automotive, aerospace, energy & industrial, electronics and medical (Invibio). Every day, millions of people use products and applications which contain our sustainable materials – from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars, to oil and gas operations and medical devices. As an example, more than 20,000 aircraft are flying with Victrex solutions, and our materials are a key part of ABS braking systems. Over 4 billion smartphones use our products, and 15 million patients have an implant based on our PEEK polymer. Our products typically replace metal, with up to 60% weight saving, faster processing and recyclability credentials, meaning that we are aligned to help reduce CO2 emissions across many of our end markets.

With over 40 years’ experience, we develop world leading solutions in PEEK and PAEK based polymers, semi-finished and finished parts, which shape future performance for our customers and our markets, provide environmental and societal benefits, and drive value for our shareholders. Find out more at

Vision and culture

By nature, Victrex is a product leader; innovation is one of the core values of our business, together with our passion and performance! Our day-to-day culture is one of collaboration, support, and enablement. Cross functional interaction is key to our daily work. All employees play an important role in contributing to the Victrex vision and culture, which we are consistently engaging and developing for the 21st century.

We have also recently become winners of the prestigious Ecovadis Gold Award, which is a universal acknowledgement of our sustainability rating as being in the top 5% of over 75,000 companies. We are also proud to be recognised as a ‘Disability Confident’ employer.

We are supportive of flexible working at Victrex - so please do talk to us about this.



Victrex is an innovative world leader in high performance materials, serving a diverse range of markets. Every day, millions of people rely on products or applications which contain our polymers, from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil & gas platforms and medical devices.

Company info
Victrex Plc
Victrex Technology Centre
Hillhouse International
Thornton Cleverleys

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