Senior EC&I Engineer GPW Recruitment


We are looking for an electrically biased EC&I Engineer with process engineering experience for a permanent position in the Warrington area paying up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits.

Working as the successful electrically biased EC&I Engineer you will be doing Electrical Design, Engineering & Instrumentation of process plants within the food, beverage, personal care or similar industries. Duties to include but not limited to:

*Engineering specifications for electrical control panels, instrumentation and electrical installation

*Specify and discuss instrumentation requirements with the Process Department and our suppliers

*Supporting sales team in proposals by estimating labour and materials costs using internal and supplier tools.

*Management of control panel manufacturing liaising with suppliers and where required assisting testing control panels before shipment to site.

*Creating Load/Motor, Instrument and I/O Schedules from the P&ID and relevant equipment data sheets.

*Liaising with site and project team for the duration of the installation and supporting site manager during the installation period if any design questions should arise.

*Design of electrical loop diagrams, cable routes and layouts.

*Approval of Control Panel schematics and layouts, incorporating the connection data onto the electrical loop diagrams.

*Configuration and commissioning of instruments and VSDs and support I/O testing with the wider project team

*Prepare site commissioning file complete with construction status electrical drawings

*Complete and issue electrical drawings to the documentation team on completion of the project.


*Ensure that all electrical criteria’s are met from initial concept through detailed design, panel testing and handover as defined in the project documentation.

*A good understanding of the food, beverage, personal care and home care industries including all relevant regulations and certifications.

*Previous experience with hazardous area regulations and ATEX.

*A good understanding of control systems (Such as Siemens or Rockwell), Profibus DP, Profinet and industrial Ethernet networks.

*Ability to specify, technically and commercially appraise, recommend, select and source various control panel components

*Panel testing in the UK

*Ability to design and specify control systems utilising IO Link, Profinet, Profibus DP, Profibus PA, ASI networks & HART/4-20mA technologies.

*Experience with instrumentation applications including but not limited to Flow, Level, Pressure, Temperature, Weight Systems & Analytical

*Experience with instrument suppliers including but not limited to Endress & Hauser, IFM, Siemens & Mettler Toledo

*End user documentation and liaising with the after sales department to complete the project manual

Qualifications – HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or the equivalent experience, with relevant industry experience. There would also be occasional visits to client’s sites for meetings, surveys, and commissioning support.


*5 Years+ (or equivalent experience) in the design and engineering of electrical process systems.

*Ability to design control systems from P&ID’s & Process Data Sheets

*Generation of project documentation (electrical drawings, proposals and specifications)

*AutoCAD & Microsoft Office literate

*Control Panel Design & Testing

*Understanding of electrical regulations relating to Hazardous Area applications.

Essential Requisites:

*Technical and professional knowledge

*Ability to work alone and as a team

*Must be proactive and resourceful

*Teamwork and Co-operational skills

*Planning and Organisational skills

*Good Communication skills

*UK Driving Licence

The client we are supplying this electrically biased EC&I Engineer to are part of a worldwide, leading supplier of process equipment and systems. The successful electrically biased EC&I Engineer will play an important part in the delivery of a very busy and expanding order book and will have outstanding career prospects.

If the above sounds like you please apply NOW!