Electrical Project Engineer

Date: 26 Jan 2024

Location: Shotton, North West including North Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical Project Engineer

Department: Building Systems - Engineering

Location: Shotton (CH5)

Salary: £35,000 - £38,000

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th March 2024



We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.


Are you ready to take on the challenge of overseeing electrical projects from conception to completion in a dynamic manufacturing environment?

Do you thrive on developing and implementing innovative electrical solutions to enhance operational efficiency?


Our Building Systems UK business employs circa 230 people which supplies a range of products to the construction industry, principally centred on the building envelope, and the provision of a route to market for upstream Tata businesses, most significantly, Tata Steel Colors. We’re looking to appoint an Electrical Project engineer to act as a lead engineer on specific process improvements, reporting directly to the Project Asset Improvement Engineer you’ll be expected to prioritise Electrical Project work load and work towards the common business goals. This may require shift and potential weekend working, the role is primarily a Days based role Monday to Friday shift pattern.


What you will do


The role of Electrical Project Engineer will proactively engage in the process of business expansion, process improvement and development. He/she will need to liaise with line management, other Building Systems functions and third parties to deliver the teams objectives overcoming any issues that may occur. A key personal attribute being flexibility and an ability to self-prioritise within a dynamic manufacturing environment.



Additional responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to:


  • Accountable for specific business and process driven improvement projects within area of expertise. To act as lead engineer on process improvements and system enhancements for BSUK
  • Support the day to day workload of the Project team to ensure AP targets of availability are met and exceeded
  • Identify Operational Improvements in order to maximise availability at optimum cost; to good standards of workmanship and in conformance with all Company standards and procedures
  • Contribute to the determination and co-ordination of preventative maintenance programmes to ensure that unplanned downtime is avoided
  • Assist in the Asset Improvement Plan to determine any vulnerabilities in our equipment
  • Deliver training to operators in order that they are able to understand and implement basic maintenance activities that facilitate optimum productivity
  • Understand, deploy and seek to recommend improvements to production control procedures to support team performance objectives
  • Ensure that team operations, including those undertaken on the Company's behalf by third party service providers, are conducted in manner that fully complies with Tata Building Systems health and safety, quality, environmental and corporate policies
  • Be actively involved in own personal development plans to maximise performance in the role and the contribution to succession requirements of the business
  • Where required, contribute to team level annual operational and financial budgets that secure the resources necessary to achieve agreed work programmes



What you will need


The Electrical Project Engineer will be qualified to minimum HNC level in an appropriate Electrical engineering discipline and must have a wide experience of the works processes and control systems. You will be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to safety including PUWER regulations and be competent in the operation of computer systems with proven experience of engineering systems and techniques. 


We’d also love to hear from you if you have:


  • Experience of project management from small scale improvements to systems / process plant equipment
  • The ability to provide informative structured project plans to the management and operations team when necessary
  • Ability to demonstrate qualities of flexibility, initiative, drive and commitment
  • The ability to work safely under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Excellent numeracy, literacy, and IT skills


The individual will be an integral part of the engineering function, working closely with the operations and Engineering team to deliver results and assist in ensuring production performance meets the required targets.


For more information or for an informal discussion please contact: Jon.Taylor@Tatasteeleurope.com



What we can offer you


Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:


  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • Private Health Cover
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services




Why us?


Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.


Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here Stoves cooking less carbon – YouTube


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: Tata Steel – A place you can thrive – YouTube 


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