Latest news:

April, 2011:
Accepted a staff position with FGC.


List of Projects

2011 - Present. The Floatglass Consortium Ltd. Senior Design Engineer.

Glass coating projects, process and control system design. Using Siemens PCS7 DCS, writing specifcations, supervising build and commissioning. Process and Instrumentation skid design, sizing and specifying Instruments.

Managing subcontractors for supply of equipment and engineering services.

Technical Due Diligence, for float line purchase, report writing.

2010 - 2011. Servodyne, Widnes. Electrical Engineering Consultant.

Working for The Float Glass Consortium, on instrumentation design for a Bath Atmosphere system. HV and LV Power distribution systems and DCS system design. For glass factories worldwide.

2008 - 2009. Pilkington, St Helens. Senior Design Engineer.

DA2 Furnace rebuild, £50m factory refurbishment. I was the electrical package manager, installation of 22kV power distribution. New LV power distribution system of 8MW power including new transformers. Various VSD's, Thyristor controlled heating systems, MCC's and lighting/building services.

DA2 Coater, DCS commissioning, Firbe Optic network installation and commissioning. OC equipment installation and commissioning.

UK5 Coater installation, managing installation contractor and fixing design issues.

1995 - 2007. AT Group, Warrington. Engineering Manager.

Far, far too many projects to list. I'll have a go at some of the industries I worked in...

Glass, Fibre Glass, Copper Foil, Copper Tube, Rubber, Plastics, Chemical, Petrochemical, Nuclear, Pharmacutical, Water, Test Environment.

I was a hardware design engineer, who learnt how to program PLC's and SCADA in order to commission whole systems, I then went onto managing others doing the same thing. I worked on large power systems, instrumentation, networking, software programming and general project management. I was the Engineering Manager for a few years, and ran a number of customers as a business unit within the automation department, involving managing the departmental budget and costs.

1995. SLS Engineering, Runcorn. Control Systems Engineer.

Worked on a variety of projects designing control panels for industry.

1990 - 1993. Albright and Wilson, Widnes. Sponsored Student.

Worked on DCS and maintenance of Chemical Factory.