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Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27552-rp

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Purpose: Working on projects related to Stanlow Oil Refinery the Senior Buyer will be required to define, analyse, develop sourcing strategy for the relevant category of spend. You will support a dynamic procurement team with on-going management of category and supplier base and work with internal Stakeholders through-out the requisition to pay process to ensure best value for the business. The Senior Buyer will also effectively manage Third Party spend of £120m for the relevant category in line with company Delegation of Authorities (DOA), relevant HSE and legislative requirements. You will also support the team in generating cost savings and continuous improvement whilst maintaining technically compliant supply.

Role:
Due to an increase in work load and a major shutdown in 2018.  You will support the procurement team by managing the engineering
services for the site.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Implementation and management of a strategic category structure via clear Buyer Business Plans (BBP) and contract pipelines.
  • Management and completion of all requests for quotations and approaches to market from site for all spend related to the category.
  • Post Award management of all Contracts
  • Develop and maintain required (management) reports and spend analysis and report value improvements.
  • Communicate and manage relationship with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for contract strategy & award
  • Participate in process and cost improvement activities. This includes participation or leading LEAN, Waste Elimination or Six Sigma projects and coaching the business organization with use of contracts.

Experience:

  • Experience in managing the “procure to pay” cycle of complex and diverse Commodities including: Engineering Services, Mechanical, Fabrication, Tank Maintenance, Marine Services, Inspection, Non Destructive Testing, Scaffolding, Insulation and Painting, Chemical Cleaning, Pigging.
  • Understanding and recognition of the sites Industrial relations Strategy,
  • Proven experience of Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE)
  • Experience of working within a National Agreement for Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI)
  • ERP Systems Knowledge, especially SAP
     

Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27548-ch

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Job Profile We are working in partnership with a leading engineering company who are delivering a huge amount of work for key clients in a number for regulated sectors including chemical, petrochem and nuclear, and as such we have an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager with water project experience, to join the team in their Greater Manchester Office. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the Construction Managers and Project Managers. To help support multiple water sector projects.

Typical Duties include:-

  • Managing multi-site projects.
  • Ensuring site personnel and sub-contractors.
  • Relationships with end clients.
  • Identify resources to assist in delivering projects.
  • Attending project process meetings.
  • Monitoring project status against plans and initiating corrective actions as required.
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers and agency supplied workers.
  • Checking installations are on time, to budget and of the correct quality level.
  • Provide project status reports.
  • Produce and review Risk Assessment and Method Statements for site based activities.

Ideally your skills will include:-

  • Have a technical background Site Managers Safety Training.
  • CSCS and SMSTS qualifications.
  • Demonstrable Site Management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of lifting procedures.
  • Able to manage 3rd party suppliers.
  • Promotes a Safety culture on site.
  • An appropriate health and safety regulations, e.g. CDM.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.

Rate: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27560-sw

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Job Purpose: To build, prepare, service and maintain Aston Martin prototype vehicles / bucks to facilitate both whole vehicle & component testing in line with design verification programme objectives of all future AM product

 

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Prepare components and build into technical properties to a motorshow display standard
  • Preparation & shakedown of prototype vehicles/bucks for DVP testing, attribute sign-off events, mileage accumulation.
  • Carry out servicing and safety checks on prototype vehicles.
  • Support prototype test vehicles whilst on test, both in the UK and abroad.
  • Manufacture /sub-assembly of relevant components
  • Assembly of components and fit to vehicle / buck in sequence of build and to process planning sheets or work request sheet.
  • Experience of working with Hydrid or Electric vehicles or working with High Voltage systems in Automotive applications will be an advantage.
  • The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Full Apprenticeship (Motor Vehicle background) ideally to HNC level
  • Prestige Vehicle Experience
  • Prototype Test Vehicle Experience
  • Be able to work to a high standard with minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail
  • Work experience preparing and supporting Prototype test vehicles.
  • Understanding of computer systems and software including MS Word & Excel.
  • Knowledge of Aston Martin Product would be an advantage
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Self-starting, relishes challenges
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible and adaptable to new situations
  • Being able to think outside the box
  • Ability to travel to support tests
  • Clean Driving License

 


Salary: £36,000 - £38,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27557-aj

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Job Purpose: This is a position that will be responsible for coaching and mentoring of all direct reports, creating an environment of genuine employee empowerment in order to achieve ‘World Class’ standards. The incumbent will be responsible for achieving volume, quality and cost targets through the combined team effort of direct and indirect departments. Implement and develop customer / supplier philosophy within the company.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Continuously improve all areas of operations including quality, schedule achievement, cost and people development
  • Plan and Co-ordinate manufacturing operations within areas of responsibility
  • Monitor, control and maintain the quality level within the areas of responsibility to the company quality standards ensuring that the customer (internal and external) is protected,
  • Ensure that the departmental area of responsibility can function at all times in terms of labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment in order to achieve the required volume and quality levels.
  • Motivate, support and lead the team through coaching and mentoring.
  • Achieve world-class performance in areas of housekeeping, waste management, and compliance to safety and environmental legislation.
  • Control all waste in order to meet departmental budgets ensuring cost effective use of both company and natural resources.
  • Enable the team to set work standards / processes, implement assignments / labour loading and achieve production targets.
  • Facilitate the removal of non-value added work within the manufacturing team in line with company improvement processes (Six Sigma, Kaizen, AMPS).
  • Facilitate team measurement of performance in line with departmental measurables, enabling the team to work on problem resolution and customer protection
  • Plan labour requirements and where necessary ensure procedures are followed to recruit labour.
  • Maintain an effective level of communication at all times across all areas and levels of the business
  • Assist and facilitate training to develop team members and minimise impact of labour shortages.
  • Manage level one / 8D problem resolution and facilitate team efforts in level zero / 8D investigation.
  • Ensure data collection is up to date and accurate.
  • Audit all visual management in area of responsibility ensuring any corrective action plans are put in place
  • Develop and implement robust problem containment and resolution to protect the customer (internal and external) at all times.
  • Manage and resolve Industrial Relations issues at a local level.
  • Monitor team local budgetary spend on overtime, tooling and other consumable type items.
  • Challenge the status quo by not accepting the current ‘situation’ as the best or the normal.
  • Maintain a level of confidentiality with delicate or sensitive company information.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Greenbelt trained, or willing to undertake such training.
  • Good general knowledge of a plant operating procedures to ISO9001, (or equivalent recognition).
  • Proven ability with team development and team motivation.
  • Experience of ‘lean Manufacturing’ tools and techniques
  • Good general PC applications knowledge – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence others.
  • Enthusiastic and determined, highly self motivated.

 


Rate: Dependent on experience

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27532sb

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

We’re working in partnership with a global engineering, management and development consultancy that delivers projects across the globe in the Water, Infrastructure, Rail, Nuclear, Oil & Gas and Energy Industries.

A contract assignment is available for an experienced Civil Engineer with experience of delivering pipeline related projects within the water/wastewater industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:
You will lead the design of challenging water and wastewater infrastructure projects, working as part of an experienced and motivated team, preparing and managing the preparation of outline, detailed and final engineering designs. You will be involved in the full project cycle, and will work closely with our delivery colleagues to provide construction support.
 

Person Specification:
• Chartered engineer (or working towards Chartership)
• Civil engineering experience in the water/wastewater industry with a pipeline background
• Ideally you will have clean water experience but we will also look at candidates with wastewater experience
• Experience of writing impact assessment plans
• You should be able to challenge both hydraulic modellers and the delivery team to realise efficiencies using their knowledge of design and construction techniques
• Ability to deliver waste and clean water infra projects and the ability to deliver to time and cost and reduce carbon in project solutions.
• Proactive approach to problem solving
• Strong customer service skills
 

Essential Experience : 
Experience Civil Engineer working on various water/wastewater treatment projects
Proven experience of delivery pipeline related projects


Rate: £28-30 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26941bu

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

This role exists to enable the production of in house calibration for our future engine families. To develop calibrations for the Powertrain on test beds and in vehicle. To manage the calibration test programmes and the numerous suppliers required achieving delivery of a fully certified vehicle calibration system meeting the programme objectives. To assess and feedback issues to the Powertrain calibration team to enable the calibration to meet European and US certification standards.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Lead and support Transmission calibration activity on defined projects, assimilate and distribute knowledge within the team reporting to the Powertrain Calibration manager
• Ability to act as Technical project lead for new Transmission calibration functions
• Lead transmission calibration development as defined Transmission Calibration Lead.
• Be part of a project team to create and develop the various aspects of calibration for all Aston Martin Vehicles
• Manage and support external facilities and suppliers to achieve Calibration team goals
• Represent the company externally at a senior level with regard to calibration activities and supplier visits
• Report progress vs plans at Director level within AML
• Prepare project-timing plans for the Powertrain and programme teams to support model year actions and major design changes.
• Prepare reports of all findings from Test bed, Vehicle testing and environmental testing of the vehicle, and present these to all levels up to director technical meetings
• Initiate and prepare modifications to the calibration on future model year actions
• Guide, direct and train to develop other team members

Qualifications & Experience
• Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent relevant experience.
• Experience within automotive vehicle manufacturer in a Powertrain Calibration function
• Recent direct experience of application of new technologies including Calibration of Automatic transmissions.
• Full driving license
• Ability to work in hot and cold climates
• Prepared to support overseas suppliers on a regular basis


Rate: £23-26 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27549jh

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

To work in close cooperation with the AME Management to lead and deliver robust definition, planning and delivery of vehicle programmes. You will steer a team of Manufacturing Engineers to deliver robust programme deliverables. The successful candidate will have experience of facility and tooling requirements, process documentation and work station layout planning.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Coordination of Programme Gateways, tracking status of deliverables and collating Gateway evidence packs for advance distribution.
• Monitor and progress resolution of actions from the PST meeting.
• Manage the collation and reporting to the AME Manager of the SEL and PDL responses.
• Ensure master schedules are in place for all programmes that meet project deliverables.
• Ensure ISR requirements are adhered to for all projects.
• Support programme cost reviews, Redbook deep dives, cost down / cost saving activities.
• Coordinate ERN sign off to ensure all ERNs are signed on time.
• Support PMT / PMST meetings as required acting as the voice of the AME.

Qualifications & Experience
• A recognised engineering apprenticeship with substantial experience in the Motor Vehicle environment. ONC minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred.
• The successful candidate will have Manufacturing Engineering experience and a good understanding of industry standard systems i.e. MS Office, PFMEA, 8D, and ideally AML systems and procedures (Goldcrest and ERNs, EASE, eCMS).
• A willingness to adopt new ideas with an open mind to low volume constraints is essential.


Rate: £ 29-31 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27542ms

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real. The purpose of the role is to project manage the introduction of new or modified Telematics systems, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, E call, Glonass and lead connected car strategy.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
 

Business Planning:
• Manage 5 year commodity strategy & get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
• Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
• Work with application engineer & Product Cost Estimating to set platform commodity programme financial targets based on improved archetypes & strategic suppliers.
• Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities.

Engineering:
• Ensure platform commodities achieve the programme’s cascaded system level targets, supporting Concept reviews as required.

Delivery:
• Deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements to the application engineer. TDC
• Ensure that the commodity meets the Function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch).
• Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.

Validation:
• Create & manage the platform commodity’s virtual & physical DV plan.
• Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
• Ensure that all platform concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support for application concerns.
• Complete FESO documentation for platform commodities.

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Qualifications & Experience
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

• Engineering HNC / HND with experience specific to this commodity.
• Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.
• Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent
• Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
• Experience of delivering the following commodities: tracker & e-call, Telematics and connected services.
• Experience of working with external certification agencies for OEM approvals.
• Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
• Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
• Supplier management experience.
• Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
• Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
• Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
• Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.
• Must be able to both lead and work within teams effectively.
• Must be able to manage external suppliers to deliver best in class systems.
• Must have a good working knowledge of Stolen vehicle Tracking, Ecall and telematics.
• Must be able to project manage to deliver required attributes in budget, to quality and on time.
• Must be able to define and conduct relevant system testing to validate designs.
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must possess an engineering mind-set and logical approach to problem solving.
• Must be able to manage large workloads in a high pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
• Proactive approach to supporting prototype builds and resolving issues.
• Ability to analyse and validate supplier test data and develop recovery plans where necessary.
• Must be able to work under their own initiative with minimum supervision to deliver objectives.
• Should have a working knowledge of the Thatcham CAT5 specification and sign-off process for Stolen Vehicle Recovery Systems.
• Should have good presentation skills.
• Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets (FMEA, DVP, Six Sigma, PPAP etc.).
• A successful candidate must hit the ground running within a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work. The candidate must show strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above. The best candidate will be open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets. The candidate must be proactive and trust their initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.


Rate: Dependent on experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27540sb

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

We are assisting a leading engineering & project management contractor that specialises in the delivery of projects in highly regulated industries that include defence, oil & gas, nuclear and research.

An assignment is available for an experienced Quantity Surveyor with experience of FIDIC contracts to support a nuclear new build project working with a client based in the Oxfordshire area.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The Senior Quantity Surveyor is the commercial custodian of the project. They are responsible for administering the contract to secure good cash flow through timely applications for payment and effective change management. They shall oversee the timely placement of appropriate subcontracts and thereafter be responsible for the commercial management of the subcontracts through to final account.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor shall work alongside of the Project Manager within the core project delivery team. They shall be responsible for establishing budgetary control over the project costs and producing monthly reports that encompass the current status and the forecasted position at completion of the contract.

Key responsibilities as a Senior QS:

To manage cash flow by administering the contract, generating applications for payment and ensuring payment is made.

To manage change as required by the contract, including working with other elements of the project team to determine our entitlement and to value the change appropriately.

To oversee the placement of appropriate subcontracts and supply orders and thereafter commercially manage them through to successful final accounts.

Responsible for generating the internal monthly report containing data on the health of the project (current status and forecast).

Responsible for resolving commercial project disputes.

Able to collate and use Earned Value Management data to analyze the project and assist the Project Manager in taking effective action.

To support the Project Manager and the project delivery team in all commercial, contractual and cost control matters.

To work collaboratively as a project team and to be pro-active and solution orientated.

Person Specification:
Position of the Senior QS within the organisation:
Within our matrix organisation they report to the Project Manager with respect to Line Management and also report to the Head of Commercial Services from a functional perspective.

They are part of the senior project team with senior stakeholder engagement both internally and externally

Ideally you will have the following skills, experience and attributes

Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar
Working knowledge of contract type relevant to the project (FIDIC)
Post contract QS knowledge and experience
Main Contractor environment experience
Good general commercial awareness.
Able to act on own initiative as well as part of a team
Pro-active in setting out to control costs, change and risks.

Essential Experience : 
Experience of working in highly regulated industry with a main contractor
Proven experience of working with FIDIC contracts
Ability to attain SC clearance (current security clearance is highly advantageous)


Rate: £ Negotiable

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: Wales

Reference: 27535rp

Posted at: 22 June 2017

Expiration date: 22 September 2017

Our client is a leading engineering contractor who requires an experiences Health and Safety Advisor to work on multi million pound extension to an existing chemical manufacturing plant in Newport.

The H&S Advisor will ensure that Safety, Health and Environmental standards are set and maintained for the area.  To provide a robust SHE advisory service to managers and supervisors. To liaise effectively with customers’ safety teams.

• To actively promote and encourage a positive Safety, Health and Environmental culture.
• Ensure that effective proactive monitoring arrangements are in operation
• Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported and follow-up actions completed
• To implement and promote the Company’s and Customers’ SHE policies and procedures
 

Duties:
• To liaise with managers / supervisors to ensure that work planning and execution activities are completed in compliance with all relevant SHE legislation and local procedures.
• To provide professional support and guidance to the project team
• To offer practical solutions on SHE related issues
• To ensure effective and thorough accident / Incident investigations in support of supervisors and managers
• To devise and participate in workplace inspection and audit programmes
• To prepare and issue a monthly safety report to the regional management team
• To maintain and update safety bulletins and notice boards
• To prepare and issue regular SHE communications
• To develop and implement SHE initiatives / improvement plans - near miss reporting, brothers keeper, etc.
• To organise and undertake behavioural safety audits
• To provide guidance and support on the use of PPE/RPE
• To ensure adequate provision of safety related equipment and PPE

Requirements:
• NEBOSH  certified  (achieved or actively working towards), and membership of a relevant professional institution (IOSH, IIRSM etc).
• A background of work in Industrial Construction  environment with a knowledge of oil, gas and chemical processes and operations
• Worked as part of a management team to deliver objectives on a day to day and longer term basis, with the ability to react to changing priorities