Electrical Project Engineer

Innovia, Wigton, Cumbria

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Innovia Films




Innovia Films is a leading global producer of speciality Cellulose and Biaxially Orientated Polypropylene films with production sites in the UK, USA, Belgium and Australia. We hold a leading global position in the markets for Labels and Security Films, Coated Packaging, Overwrap and Biodegradable and Compostable films. The Company employs approximately 1350 people worldwide and we are now looking to recruit an Electrical Project Engineer to work within the Electrical Engineering Department of our Cellophane Plant, based in Wigton, Cumbria.

All aspects of modern efficient engineering are used to maximise performance and further develop the production process. Work is varied and seeing projects through from concept to working production offers a high degree of involvement and satisfaction.

Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager the work involves the design of new and the development of existing plant control and instrumentation projects. The successful candidate will closely liaise with process and technical representatives and with external consultants, suppliers and contractors.

A good working knowledge of PLC based process control systems, HMI’s and control infrastructure is essential, experience in Siemens S7 is highly desirable. Knowledge of variable speed drives, the current IEE wiring regulations and the design and installation of hazardous area equipment and systems would also be beneficial. This design is implemented using electrical CAD software, so ability on such systems is also highly desirable.

Applicants will ideally be graduate Electrical Engineers, be self-motivated, innovative and confident with the ability to work with minimum supervision in a team environment. Consideration will be given to engineers qualified to HNC level with proven relevant experience and a good working knowledge of the relevant codes and legislation.


In the first instance applicants should send their CV and covering letter (including details of current salary) to Mrs. T.J. Lister, Group HR Services Manager,
Innovia Films Ltd, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9BG. Tel: 016973 41528.
E-Mail: tracey.lister@innoviafilms.com.

Applicants who are subsequently invited for interview will be required to complete a Company Application Form.


Closing date: Wednesday, 5 December 2012.

Innovia Films is an equal opportunities employer and recognised by "Investors in People"


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