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Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineer

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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Mostyn, Flintshire, GB, CH8 9HE

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colours from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Estane® Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.


The Mostyn site is the world’s largest manufacturer of TAED a low temperature bleach activator for use in laundry detergents, automatic dishwashing and biocidal applications. We are committed to meet the needs of the future with technology that optimises the quality, performance and value of customers’ products whilst reducing their environmental impact.



We are seeking a Lead Site Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer to maintain all site services relating to Electrical legislation requirements.  Reporting to the Head of Engineering this post is the Senior Authorised Person for all areas of HV / LV distribution networks. The role will manage and provide technical support and implementation of maintenance and project work associated with control, electrical & instrument systems.  The position will entail supervision of technicians and sub-contractors and working closely with Operations and other discipline engineers. The incumbent will lead all electrical site improvements and drive improvement initiatives relating to plant control systems and provide technical leadership to the Day and Shift Technician teams where appropriate.




  • Act as Technical Authority for Control, Electrical and Instrument Systems and be the Senior Authorised Person on site.


  • Ensure integrity, reliability, availability and maintainability of control, electrical and instrument equipment is optimised, allied with safety and production targets.


  • Define and manage the overall strategy for the department to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and customer requirements, Including the management of company standards and policies for EC&I function, including auditing to ensure compliance.


  • Development of structure and mechanism for learning from experience, and retention of knowledge in the department.


  • Development and management of strategy for the management of assets at all stages of life cycle, including condition assessment, overhaul and replacement. Leading to:
    • Capital Project Plan for Asset Replacement and/or Restoration.
    • Maintenance Budget Plan for Asset Maintenance and Inspection.
    • Identify areas and opportunities for continuous improvement.


  • Ensure that the department has suitably qualified and experienced personnel to perform roles and maintain standards. To that end ensuring auditing for all levels of compliance.


  • Identify training and development requirements as part of department strategy.


  • Efficiently manage resource allocation for EC&I Engineering function.


  • Support the Project Team objectives by managing resource and providing suitable project support.


  • Internal - Responsible for liaison with internal work teams, including facilitation of regular team and customer meetings and relevant external and internal policy changes/updates.


  • External – Responsible for managing, tracking and reporting the progress of works involving, contractors, consultants, suppliers, and to ensure they are managed in accordance with the terms of their contracts, and company, national and international standards.


  • External - Responsible for interfacing with Competent Authority as subject matter expert for compliance with COMAH, DSEAR, E @ WR, MCerts etc


Qualifications & Experience


  • Degree Qualified and a Chartered Engineer.


  • A Minimum of 5 years’ experience and formal qualifications in Functional Safety and Explosive Atmospheres related to EC&I Systems under IEC 61511 and DSEAR.


  • Experience and knowledge of the management of Power Distribution Networks, ideally as an SAP.


  • Experience and knowledge of the management and definition of Controls Systems, specifically Rockwell and Emerson DeltaV. Including the management of legacy systems and migration approaches.


  • A minimum of 5 years EC&I Engineering experience in an Upper Tier COMAH Environment.


  • Capital Project Management or Engineering experience preferable, but not essential. Experience in delivering complex projects running throughout all project lifecycle stages.


  • Management of Technical personnel in a demanding environment, including development, personal goal setting and strategic thinking to achieve departmental and client targets.


  • Experienced in an operational support environment meeting customer requirements in a pressurised environment.


  • Ability to describe technical procedures to customers and other stakeholders of all levels of technical aptitude.


  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance the organizational effectiveness by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees and customer representatives.


  • Positively influence and motivate others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organisation by giving clear and consistent instructions to team members.


The Mostyn site is located in a small village in Flintshire, North Wales lying on the estuary of the River Dee.  This beautiful Welsh Border county has a countryside and coast enriched by a fascinating history with castles dating back to the 13th century and Abbey churches from the 7th century.  Excellent road and rail links make it easily accessible, 27 miles from the historic Roman city of Chester with Liverpool and Manchester within a 1 to 1.5 hours’ drive.

Sitting to the west of the county the Snowdonia National Park can be reached in under an hour offering amazing scenery, superb hill climbing, world class mountain bike trails, surfing off the Llyn Peninsular and the Cambrian coastline with big beaches and small coves.  The area offers affordable housing, a low cost of living with an outstanding quality of life in a rural setting.

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