EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineers operating in the regulated gas utility sector. Incorporated 8th February 2016, the company provide a range of services including project management, design, panel build, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical, control and instrumentation systems to client specification requirements within hazardous area environments.

We are extremely proud of who we are and what the company has achieved to date with a reputation for quality of service and delivery to client timescales and deadlines.  Safety, reliability and great customer service are the cornerstones of our business.

We are a company focused on building long-term client relationships. 

Our vision is to become the market leader in the delivery of electrical, control and instrumentation projects within the industries in which we operate.


HEALTH & SAFETY

Sonae (UK) are committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its employees and any other party who may be affected by our engineering operations, at all of our sites, works and offices.

We work proactively with all our clients and sub-contractors to implement the highest possible Health and Safety standards on all our project sites and in all of our facilities.

Our commitment to the above can be demonstrated by our excellent safety record and is also recognised by our UKAS accredited OHSAS 18001:2007 – Occupational Health and Safety Management


SUSTAINABILITY 

We recognise that sustainability affects every aspect of our business and every industry in which we operate.  It drives the way we operate, impacts our costs, generates opportunities and helps us to contribute to our customer’s success.

Our vision and targets are to reduce our environmental footprint and to increase our recycling (ie use of recycled material) and prevent waste and divert waste away from landfill as we believe this ethos is the key to a sustainable future. 

We continually seek innovative ways to improve environmental sustainability.

Sonae (UK) are UKAS accredited to the standards set out in ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems and are committed to achieving the highest standards and continuous improvement of systems and procedures.

We are committed to building a sustainable business for the long term.  Our Environmental policy sets out our commitment.


QUALITY

Sonae (UK) have implemented a UKAS accredited quality management system to ISO 9001:2015 and are committed to achieving the highest standards and the continuous improvement of systems and procedures.

Our strategy of continuous improvement is key to our quality management system and can be demonstrated by our documented customer feedback questionnaire and benchmarked by KPIs.


CORPORATE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Sonae UK Ltd operates a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy to ensure we meet our responsibilities to the people we employ, our customers, supply chain and the community in which we operate.

Our aim is to conduct our business ethically by establishing and maintaining long-term relationships and to make a positive contribution to society with full regard to all stakeholder interests.

Through our managers and people, we work hard to limit our effect on the environment, supporting our local communities, promoting equal opportunities, making sure we have a safe and healthy working environment and working with clients and suppliers who share similar values.


ANTI BRIBERY & CORRUPTION

Sonae UK Ltd are committed to the practice of responsible corporate behaviour and to complying with all laws, regulations and other requirements which govern the conduct of our operations.

The company is fully committed to instilling a strong anti-corruption culture and is fully committed to compliance with all anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation including, but not limited to, the Bribery Act 2010 (“the Act”) and ensures that no bribes or other corrupt payments, inducements or similar are made, offered, sought or obtained by us or anyone working on our behalf.


EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

We expect our people to maintain the highest standard of integrity and honesty.  To respect the human rights and the interest of our employees, clients, suppliers and other stakeholders.

We offer a harmonious working environment with zero tolerance to bullying or to any form of intimidation or harassment of a person’s sexuality, gender, beliefs or other personal characteristics.

We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity in employment and recognise that this is essential to making sure we are successful and grow as an organisation.  We will do everything possible to select, recruit, train and promote the best candidates based on suitability for the job.  To treat all employees fairly, no matter what their race, gender, marital status, age, nationality, ethnic origin, religious belief, sexuality or disability.


TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Sonae (UK) has a strong commitment to ensuring the competence of all team members.  Our recruitment and selection process has been implemented to ensure the best possible candidates are selected with the necessary skills, qualifications and experience to fulfil the role.

Competency assessment checks and Individual performance appraisals (IPA) are undertaken with company personnel every 6 months to identify any skill gaps and development training requirements in accordance with the company Quality Management procedures.

 

ANTI SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Sonae UK Ltd operates an Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking policy that reflects our commitment to act ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implement and enforce effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

 

INNOVATION

We aim to understand exactly what the customer wants and how we can deliver the most innovative, forward-thinking, solutions in an efficient and cost-effective method without compromising on quality.

We encourage a working environment that supports innovation and creativity and we maintain a customer focused, proactive approach to problem solving to ensure we always deliver consistent standards of excellent service, safely and sustainably

 

RIIO

E&I Delivery Framework partner of Northern Gas Networks working towards delivery output targets under the OFGEM regulated RIIO (Revenue=Incentives+Innovations+Outputs) price control settlement.

Our commitments to support our customers under the RIIO price control are underpinned by the following;

  • To take an active role in delivering a low carbon economy and wider environmental objectives.
  • To provide innovative solutions to reduce network costs for current and future consumers.
  • To provide cost effective engineering services to ensure continued safe and reliable services.

 

TIMELINE

National Grid DSEAR Framework

Successful award of the National Grid DSEAR Framework to carry out Hazardous Area Inspections for DSEAR Compliance and replacement of Non-compliant Electrical and Instrumentation equipment.
August 2018

Achilles Verify B1

Achieved standards for safety, health, environmental & quality practices and procedures as a registered supplier on verify

ISO90001, ISO14001 & OHSAS18001

UKAS Accredited certificate of registration achieved to required standards for ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management System and OHSAS18001:2007 Health & Safety Management System
November 2017

Northern Gas Networks Capex Delivery Framework for Electrical & Instrumentation Works

Successful award of Northern Gas Networks E&I Capex Delivery Framework as result of procurement process
April 2017

Incorporation

Company incorporated 8th February 2016
February 2017