Company Electrical Engineer

British Steel
Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN16 1BP
Competitive + Benefits (depending upon experience)
10 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017

What you need to know about the role

This exciting opportunity will see you lead the electrical, control and instrumentation engineering aspects of the British Steel organisation whilst setting standards and determining strategy for safety, maintenance and investment.

This is an important role within the company as it establishes and directs policy and strategy for British Steel plants relating to electrical and control engineering and is the final reference and technical authority on all such matters. Ensuring compliance with all statutory legislation, business policies, regulations & standards throughout the implementation of the design, construction and operation where applicable is paramount as safety is our number one priority.

Attracting and retaining talented Engineers for the future is a key part of the role and you will facilitate the IET professional accreditation scheme and be responsible for employee and graduate development.

Providing figurehead leadership for approximately 350 electrical professionals across the British Steel business makes this a challenging and rewarding role in a company that employs a wide range of technologies in numerous process plants.

An excellent benefits package is available with this role including pension, private family healthcare, company car, 35 annual leave days (including statutory days), family-friendly benefits and much more.

What we need to know about you

We are looking for a strong leader, someone with significant experience as a qualified electrical engineer and also experience at mid/senior management level. You need to be capable of managing and directing a team of senior engineers employed to manage all aspects of electrical and control engineering.

Educated to degree level in electrical engineering or associated degree, you should also be a chartered member of the appropriate professional institution and hold management training to MBA/Diploma level.  In addition, we’re looking for someone who has proven experience in handling multi-disciplined resources and a large task portfolio, wide knowledge of the steel business or other heavy industry together with a working knowledge of contracting and engineering activities.

You need to have a broad knowledge of engineering, process operations and project management to enable you to establish strategies and policies and be aware of emerging technologies, equipment and direction in the markets in order to gain commercial advantage for the business.

What you need to know about us

Here at British Steel we’re looking for passionate, hard-working, ambitious and dedicated people who are up for a challenge to join our team.

We are a world leader in the production of steel – producing over 2.8 million tonnes of it every year. Our steel is, and continues to be, fundamental in creating iconic, awe-inspiring structures around the world. It helps people travel, work, eat and socialise every day. More importantly it also helps keep us safe.