Commissioning Engineer (Global Travel) - South Yorkshire

Salary NEGOTIABLE Plus benefits - Engineering - Engineering
Ref: 297 Date Posted: Thursday 17 Jan 2019
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Bonfire Recruitment is proud to be retained by an innovative capital equipment manufacturer in the recruitment of a customer facing commissioning engineer to implement the commissioning policy of heavy engineering plant and work closely with site installation teams to deliver projects safely and on time for its global customers.

 This is an outstanding opportunity for a qualified electro-mechanical commissioning engineer with demonstrable commissioning experience in delivering complex engineering plant on site. You will be given the autonomy to troubleshoot and test the plant in the UK before commissioning in situe on site globally.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Refine the commissioning process for new capital plant product and taking into account the documentation, technical files, compliance with design standards, safety legislation, regulatory requirements and the needs of the customer
  • Liaise with the end user and plant leaders to ensure commissioning schedule is aligned
  • Ensure adequate commissioning activities are in line with the project commissioning plan.
  • Troubleshoot & Test Plant in UK before joining plant on site
  • Create progress reporting plan and performance of the plant and associated equipment
  • Create and confirm a planned & preventative maintenance programme is scheduled, actioned and recorded.
  • Facilitate the plant site acceptance tests and mitigate issues as they arise, optimise the plant and equipment to ensure that the performance guarantees are met.
  • Handover of the plant to the client and assist in creating the test documentation.


  • Engineer in an electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical discipline (time served / degree qualified)
  • Have at least 3 years demonstrable experience as a commissioning engineer working within a “heavy engineering” industrial environment
  • Natural problem solver with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active in approach and able to move quickly to a global site at short notice
  • It would be helpful ( not essential ) to have an understanding of Rocckwell, Siemens programming
  • HSE awareness and commitment to excellent safety performance.
  • Good IT skills particularly in MS Excel in creating spreadsheets, reports and data interpretations.
  • Strong people & communication skills, relationship building, influencing and collaborative work style developed through working in complex and team-focused environment.


Our client is keen to attract the best talent appropriate to the role and has an impressive rewards package inclusive of significant benefits and personal development.

If you have any questions please contact Scott Buchanan on or call 0141 354 1387





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