Senior Project Engineer Leeds

Posted 25 January by Bluefire Consulting Ltd
Role: Senior Project Engineer (electrical)
Location: Leeds
Package: Up to £50k basic, 8% bonus, 7.5% pension, private healthcare, relocation package and 36 days holiday including bank holidays

Do you know the difference between your switches and your circuit breakers?

Do you have experience working on projects valuing from £20k-£1million?

If you are, please send us your CV, as we are keen to discuss what might be your next career move.

*This role is based in Leeds (West Yorkshire) so relocation would need to be considered. There could be relocation support available.

You'll join a department within a global company who manufacture switchgear for factories, windfarms, and electricity providers to name a few. The department has been going through a period of change so there is plenty for you to get stuck into. You will find it challenging and rewarding in equal doses, but the team you will be joining are really capable and dynamic, and with your leadership skills can push on to even greater success.

You will be responsible for managing the process from contract win to the final install of the product. Although the final install is carried out by a third party, each Project Engineer on the team is responsible for ensuring this is completed to the customer's approval. Your team is made up of eight engineers working on a various projects ranging from £20k - £1million in value and can include repeat as well as bespoke orders for switchgear.

You will advise and mentor the project team, using clear communication and structure to ensure the delivery of the switchgear is on time, spec and budget. Using your experience and know how you will minimise risk and maximise the commercial revenues, but balance this with ensuring the customer experience is at the forefront of your thinking.

Who are you?

You have a passion for seeing your people succeed. You understand in a competitive market place that what we promise needs to be delivered on time, on spec and within budget. You come from an electrical background, have worked within switchgear or manufacturing, and have a decent level of education or experience to bring to the party. You are looking to move into a role where you are expected to continue to want to develop and progress personally as there are a lot of avenues for progression and training.


*Competitive basic salary of between £45k -£50k depending on experience and capabilities.
*8.5% bonus
*36 days holiday including bank holidays.
*Employer contribution pension up to 7.5%
*Private healthcare
*Clear progression opportunities - what does this mean? The company map out the direction of you would like your career to take during the on boarding process.


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Who do you know who can do this role?

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