Back to all jobs

Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Warrington

Hours: 37.5 core hours per week, Monday to Friday 

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 Base Salary + Company Vehicle, Benefits (25 days holiday, 5% matched pension)


We are currently working exclusively with our client who is experiencing sustained growth and is seeking an Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer to join their dynamic team. Our client is a leading process contractor, delivering process, electrical and mechanical projects within the FMCG industry.

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer to join our client’s team on a permanent basis.

As an Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer with our client, you will play a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining control systems and instrumentation solutions to optimise their service offering. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that the electrical systems meet performance, reliability, and safety standards.

This position is ideal for individuals seeking a promising career path with room for growth and advancements.

Example of responsibilities:
  • Oversee project tendering processes in accordance with company protocols, offering technical assistance to the sales team and ensuring compliant submission of subcontractor tenders.
  • Supervise electrical engineering operations following company guidelines, ensuring projects meet key performance indicators aligned with company growth goals.
  • Coordinate internal and external electrical engineering personnel to clarify roles and responsibilities, facilitating timely project completion.
  • Develop project plans and budgets considering initial project specifications, company quality assurance standards, and legal requirements.
  • Provide and enhance technical project engineering support including flow sheets and P&ID development, functional design specifications, and risk assessments.
  • Establish and refine project-specific safety protocols.
  • Monitor and enhance customer relationships to maximize future opportunities.
  • Set clear objectives for direct reports and regularly evaluate performance.
Experience/ Skills Required as an Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer
  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing control systems for industrial applications.
  • Established expertise in fault finding and solution providing, of control systems for industrial applications.
  • Proficient in programming PLCs (e.g., Siemens, Allen Bradley) and SCADA/HMI systems.
  • Thorough comprehension of instrumentation principles with practical experience in selection, calibration, and integration.
  • Ability to effectively manage both senior and junior staff, supported by extensive leadership experience, or a willingness to cultivate and lead a team.
  • Familiarity with working under CDM 2015 regulations and guidelines.
  • Flexibility to travel within the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Europe as necessary.
This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation which makes a positive impact on the environment and provides niche engineering services. As my client’s business grows, there will be scope for personal and professional development with the organisation.

Key Words: Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer, Electrical Control and Instrumentation Engineer, EC&I Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Electrical Control Systems Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Lead Controls and Instrumentation Lead, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Warrington
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £45000 - £55000