Engineering Manager

The Recruitment Crowd are currently recruiting on behalf of our industry-leading client based in the Mirfield area. We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to join the team. 


Hours: Flexible hours throughout a 24/7 operation 

Pay Rate: £60,000 per annum, plus company benefits 

Location: Mirfield, WF14 

Job Type: Permanent 


The role: 

  • Lead C & E, I Engineering activities on the 24/7 chemical COMAH manufacturing site. 
  • Drive improvements and optimization projects for both current plant and facilities. 
  • Conduct engineering feasibility studies within budgeting and project frameworks. 
  • Provide expertise in Electrical engineering for safety initiatives and enhancements. 
  • Assume a leadership role in enforcing company engineering standards and C & E, I systems. 
  • Oversee small CAPEX projects involving maintenance, engineering, and operations teams. 
  • Collaborate closely with Maintenance to diagnose breakdowns and offer technical support for troubleshooting. 
  • Ensure strict compliance with electrical requirements including ATEX, DSEAR, HV/LV standards. 
  • Evaluate and establish SLAs with third-party vendors concerning critical equipment and systems. 
  • Address DCS issues (ABB 800xA, Satline, and Siemens PCS7) and troubleshoot as needed. 
  • Familiarity with GAMP regulations and exposure to them. 


  • Strong communication and teamwork capabilities. 
  • Demonstrated self-initiative, both independently and collaboratively. 
  • Proficient in project management, including budget control and stakeholder engagement. 
  • Motivated to foster personal growth and support the development of others. 
  • Experience in defining, managing, and delivering small to medium-sized CAPEX projects. 
  • Desirable Knowledge and Experience: 

Control Systems: 

  • ABB Sattline DCS system (hardware and software). 
  • ABB 800xA. 
  • Siemens PCS7. 
  • ABB Freelance control system. 
  • Siemens PLC base control systems. 


  • Familiarity with standard instrumentation equipment such as Vega, Endress+Hauser, Kamstrut, Beka, etc. 


Electrical Equipment: 

  • Working knowledge of medium and low voltage systems. 
  • Experience with motors, drives, lighting, fire alarm systems, utilities, and services. 

Regulatory Requirements: 

  • Understanding of HSE, BS, ATEX considerations for hazardous area installations. 
  • Participation in new projects within the Engineering department to accommodate production changes. 

Desirable Exposure: 

  • Familiarity with CSV (Computer System Validation) and its basic principles. 
  • Industrial background, preferably in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Petrochemical, or similar manufacturing. 


  • Relevant degree in instrumentation or electrical engineering, or equivalent industry experience of 10+ years. 

Key Performance Indicators: 

  • Consistently achieve monthly departmental goals. 
  • Effective management of project budgets. 
  • Completion of compliance action plan as per schedule. 

Key Skills and Personal Attributes: 

  • Demonstrates speed, precision, and multitasking abilities, paying great attention to detail. 
  • Dedicated to continuous improvement and innovation. 
  • Result-oriented mindset, driven to meet outcomes and KPIs. 
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and focused on end goals. 
  • Strives for excellence, leveraging expertise and outside perspectives for optimal practices. 


  • Competitive base salary based on skills and experience. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including bonus. 
  • DC pension scheme & AVC (Additional Voluntary Contributions). 
  • Private medical insurance. 
  • Life assurance and income protection. 
  • Gym membership. 
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave. 
  • 25 days’ annual leave in addition to statutory holidays. 


For more information, please apply directly with a copy of your CV today and a member of our team will be in touch! 

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