JOB TITLE: Lead solution engineer (variable speed drives)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : England
Job Reference : 10920 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/08/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, pension, health, hols
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Lead Solutions Engineer £40000-£45000K basic, bonus, car, Pension, Health England home based role (ideally Midlands) Opportunity to work for global leading company in their Automation & variable speed drives department. You will take an active part in the automation and drives projects playing a lead role in the lifecycle of the project from meeting the client alongside sales team to assisting with design of the drive solution, as well as the install and commissioning on site.


Job Description

Senior Field Solutions Engineer

£40000-£45000K basic + Bonus +car allowance + Pension +Healthcare.

UK home based role (ideally Midlands)

Opportunity to work for global leading company in their Automation & variable speed drives department. You will take an active part in the automation and drives projects playing a lead role in the lifecycle of the project from meeting the client alongside sales team to assisting with design of the drive solution, as well as going into the field to install and commission the chosen drives on the customer site.

Role, in this role as a Senior Field solutions engineer you will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the variable speed drives projects for a range of clients across the UK. You will meet clients alongside the sales team and discuss viable solutions to the needs acting as the technical expert during these meetings. After understanding the requirements of the client you will work alongside the design team to create a variable speed drive or soft starter to provide a solution before returning to site to install and commission the kit. This is a home based position with your working week spent at different customer sites in your own home and at one of the companies sites located across the UK.

The role will require you to be capable of LV & MV Variable Speed Drives design covering, motor sizing/applications calculations (AC &DC), Motor/VSD/Soft Start cable sizing, specification of ancillary equipment such as gear boxes & pulley systems, filtration specification such as active filters & input & output filters. Can provide support & Maintenance of Variable Speed Drives & Soft Starter Systems. Ideally with some experience of the above in the Water, Nuclear, O&G & Government segments. Covering the following applications, Hoisting, HVAC, Pumping, Conveying, energy saving & Process Control. The role will require you to be a confident communicator and as act as the technical expert when on presales meetings.

You will be required to attend a number of different sites and so you must be able to drive.

Candidate, the ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced field solutions engineer who has experience of working with different types of drives including invertor, AC/DC, and variable speed drives including the design, installation and commissioning. We are looking for candidates who have a good background in working with the applications that support the drives so setup, tuning and configuration knowledge/ experience is required. The role will require you to play a lead part in designing the solution for the client before installing and commissioning the kit on site, we are looking for candidates who will be able to hit the ground running. Candidates who have worked previously with one of the key drive organisations such as ABB, Emerson, Rockwell automation, Siemens, Schneider Electric or one of the smaller organisations such as Danfoss would be very warmly received.

Candidates need to be comfortable with a home based role but also appreciate that they will be spending a lot of time in the field at different customer sites completing installations and commissioning work. You will be required to provide coaching and mentoring to engineers as well as covering for the operations manager in periods of absenteeism.


The client

Our client is a leading global company with prides itself on the vales of care for both employees and customers alike. The company is looking for talented people who can progress within the organisation. The company are looking to grow and develop future senior management staff and so will invest strongly in the ideal candidates.

The package

£40-£45K + bonus working Monday -Friday 9am-17.00pm company car or allowance +25 days holiday + Excellent Pension + Private health.



Job Keywords

Oil, gas, solution, design, drive, engineering, field, motor, install, commission, Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, project, pre-sales, technical, PLC, SCADA, variable speed drive, invertor, manufacturing, application, testing, energy, customer,



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