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Rate: £26.00-£28.00ph

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28555sw

Posted at: 08 December 2017

Expiration date: 08 February 2018

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

Job Purpose:
Work with the minimum of supervision, on the Design, package and realisation of a variety of Exterior trim, Sealing and glasshouse components to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings.  This role also requires some level of project engineering responsibility.

Key responsibilities and tasks

  • CAD design and modelling of Exterior trim, sealing system and glass in Siemens NX
  • Management of created CAD into Teamcenter ensuring all model attributes are completed to AML standards
  • Ensure models are compatible with surrounding environment and suitable for Engineering Release
  • Support virtual build phases
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards may be required
  • Work under the direction of Project engineer on a day to day basis
  • Experience of component design for injection moulding, RRIM, pressings and extrusion processes in various materials is important.
  • Support and/or investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch phase.
  • Contribute to updates of Best Practice and Engineering Standards manuals
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Qualifications and Experience

  • Experienced NX user.
  • Previous experience of Teamcenter
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Experienced NX user
  • Knowledge of Exterior components, Glazing and Sealing systems - extrusions and mouldings, plastic injection moulding components
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements and lead times
  • knowledge of GD&T
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the AML AMPCS process and participation in PMST teams would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the Failure Mode Avoidance techniques and processes would be an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment is essential.
  • Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.



How to apply:
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28548-tm

Posted at: 08 December 2017

Expiration date: 08 March 2018

They are currently seeking a Plant Performance Director to be responsible for business development, strategy, implementation, and technical delivery oversight of their plant performance, system health, equipment reliability, maintenance optimisation and asset integrity work streams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be joining an organisation that delivers integrated customer solutions that draw upon a global skills base. Reporting to the Director, Generation Services, you will build on an existing strong business stream with existing and new customers to identify and implement value-adding solutions to maximise the life of their current assets.

The main responsibilities will be:

  • Health and Safety leadership
  • Profitable delivery of projects and tasks
  • Working with customers at both strategic and tactical levels to understand their needs, the condition and nature of their assets and then to tailor/develop Wood plant performance products, services and solutions to meet their needs.
  • Plant performance technical interface with wider business
  • Implementation of services, products and solutions to address customer needs
  • Project delivery to key Customer accounts, driving priorities through to outcomes, ensuring performance of the delivery team and key customer requirements are being met.
  • Agreed revenues and profits including growth of the work streams through leading technical discussions with clients and associated business development activities
  • Defining the forward capability requirements and approach to deliver our plans and supporting the development of capability


Person Specification:
Qualifications:

  • Recognised professional and a member of an appropriate Institution
  • A university degree in an appropriate subject is desirable

Experience:

  • Background in plant engineering e.g. asset integrity management, reliability improvements, maintenance management
  • Outline knowledge of plant condition monitoring, plant inspection techniques, statutory inspection requirements (e.g. under PSSR) etc would be advantageous
  • Candidates for this position must have proven and demonstrable project delivery skills and have operated at senior leadership positions within related business sectors
  • Knowledge of industry good/best practices associated with the optimisation and extension of ageing assets
  • Considerable experience in one or a number of technical disciplines associated with plant performance/optimisation and equipment reliability, in either or both nuclear and non-nuclear (e.g. process or power sector) contexts
  • An ability to develop future business opportunities
  • Effective management of project delivery teams

 


Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28545sc

Posted at: 08 December 2017

Expiration date: 07 March 2018

An assignment is available for an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to work on a large flood defence project. We are 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.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Our client, a design engineering consultancy based in Cambridge require a Senior Civil Design Engineer to help them manage the design of 550m of new quay wall, flood wall (with flood gates), and three piled load relief platforms, as well as the general civil works associated with resurfacing and drainage of the quayside. The initial contract period will be six months, with the possibility of extension beyond. 

The successful candidate will join an innovative and motivated team of engineers, preparing and reviewing outline and detailed civil engineering designs, and producing technical and commercial specifications, drawings and schedules, working in close partnership with their client and contractor partners. 

Person Specification:

Chartered civil engineer (or working towards Chartership).

Strong water or flood risk industry experience.

Understanding of designer responsibilities under CDM.

Project management experience (would be advantageous).

Experience of managing clients and other project stakeholders (would be advantageous).

Essential Experience : 

Degree in Civil Engineering

Working towards Chartership or Chartered Engineer

Proven detailed design experience


Salary: £23 - £26 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28544bu

Posted at: 08 December 2017

Expiration date: 07 March 2018

As part of a team of engineers responsible for the continuous improvement of the Assembly facility at Aston Martin, you will be responsible for delivering robust process and quality improvements. The successful candidate will have experience of facility & tooling requirements, PFMEA & Process Control Plans, standardised process documentation, layout planning and statistical problem resolution. You will ensure that the highest quality build standards are achieved whilst ensuring the health & safety of technicians is never compromised.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Process: To produce detailed Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info.
  • Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, racking & part presentation requirements, liaising with external suppliers of equipment and compiling necessary documents for implementation and approval.
  • Manpower: Working with IE's to develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including methods improvements to achieve hours per car target.
  • Tooling: To select the appropriate Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved.
  • Health and Safety: To liaise with the Health & Safety department to ensure all processes & materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment.
  • Production Support: To investigate and help resolve Manufacturing Engineering related issues experienced in Production, providing timely containments to ensure that product quality is not compromised and ensuring that technicians are familiar with process changes.
  • Quality Improvements: To liaise with current vehicle engineering to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment. To also provide dedicated 'hands-on' dimensional continuous improvements through fixture management processes.
  • Technical Support: Provide information about build process/sequence and technical specifications.
  • Design for Assembly: To communicate best practices to Product Engineering to improve station ergonomics, hours per car and built-in quality including poke yoke or error proofing
  • Meeting Attendance: To represent Manufacturing Engineering at the various planning meetings to review status and provide feedback.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A recognised engineering apprenticeship with relevant experience in the Automotive/Aerospace industry.
  • ONC minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred. The successful candidate will have previous Manufacturing Engineering experience, with a good understanding of problem resolution and an ability to interrogate and interpret data.
  • A willingness to adopt new ideas with an open mind to low volume constraints is essential.
  • Experience in automotive manufacturing environments would be ideal, the role could cover Paint, BIW or Trim & Final activities dependent upon experience. Please state relevant experience on your application.

Salary: 36,000-40,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28543jh

Posted at: 07 December 2017

Expiration date: 07 February 2018

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for developing and delivering quality disciplines relating to vehicle and component design, development and launch for all future vehicles. Working closely with both the supply base and within the company to ensure new vehicles are delivered to the correct quality, volume and cost. Roles are available across several different commodities.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:


Our engineers will bring new products into production through the development of parts, vehicle and supply base. Our engineers will also work closely with our manufacturing colleagues and monitor the success of the end product via our After Sales and network of dealerships worldwide. This ensures a wide ranging and absorbing job experience.

  • Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities through Aston Martin Part Approval Process (AMPAP)
  • Use of automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D)
  • Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch.
  • Work closely with our supply base to define improvement plans.
  • Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models.
  • Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams of various sizes, across all areas and influence the delivery of those teams.
  • Experienced problem solver.
  • Skills in reliability and robustness engineering.
  • Knowledge of Quality Tools and techniques for design.
  • High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage.
  • Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans.
  • Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment.

 


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28542-tm

Posted at: 07 December 2017

Expiration date: 07 March 2018

They are currently seeking qualified Architects to join their existing design team, based within their central Salford Quays office. Successful candidates will provide appropriate levels of Architectural design to a range of different Pharmaceutical, Life Science and Bio-tech projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate the technical and management aspects on assigned projects
  • Be fully conversant with the basics of British Standards and Eurocodes with respect to Architectural design, sustainability and specification.
  • Review and approve technical design phases of projects. Ensure thorough checking and accuracy of deliverables and record documentation in accordance with company QA procedures
  • Create designs and highly detailed drawings and design solutions both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications
  • Liaise with the customer, project end-users and other construction professionals about the feasibility of a proposed project, including any constraining factors such as planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
  • Write and present reports, proposals, applications and contracts
  • Make sure the project is running according to schedule and budget
  • Work closely with other members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
  • Interact and negotiate with customer project representatives
  • Maintain regular contact with all assigned project customers, including the best possible development of personal relationships
  • Take responsibility for project and multi-disciplined design team management as lead architect. Excellent team ethic, and ability to work extended hours on occasions when required
  • Keep up to date with design trends/competitor awareness /design techniques


Person Specification:

  • Current ARB / RIBA registration
  • Proven track record in the delivery of architectural design, ideally with experience of large, complex projects within the pharmaceutical, life science, bio-tech sectors, or other highly regulated industries;
  • Good freehand sketching ability
  • A good knowledge in the production of technical specifications and the ability to use NBS Building and Create.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of traditional sustainable building materials.
  • A keen eye for the detail of specific tasks, combined with an understanding of how such specifics fit in with the project as a whole
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Knowledge of current UK technical standards/publications and legislation requirements
  • Excellent time and cost management skills to ensure cost effective and accurate delivery
  • Effectively manage own time and others within small teams across multiple projects and prioritise workload
  • Strong demonstrable communication style and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to influence and negotiate both internally and externally
  • Ability to work well within a team of other professionals (Civil structural engineers, service engineers etc) in delivering designs to satisfy the agreed brief
  • Supervision, Technical mentoring and staff development skills.


 


Salary: £45,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28539-swh

Posted at: 06 December 2017

Expiration date: 06 March 2018

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to lead the Design, Release, and Sign Off of the Chassis Subframes.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Lead the design, release and sign off of Front and Rear Subframes (Isolated and Solid Mounted variants), Subframe Bushes and Structural Undertrays. Other components may be added to this list if work load permits.
  • Control design activities for CAD Designers.
  • Lead Subframe meetings and ensure good quality minutes are generated swiftly.
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends.
  • Work with Suppliers to design and develop components to meet all specified requirements such as weight, cost, durability, and performance targets.
  • Analyse the suitability of ‘parts bin’ components.
  • Manage Suppliers to ensure parts are delivered on time to the required quality standard
  • Work closely with Manufacturing and Launch to enable swift and accurate fitment of components to vehicles.
  • Work with Vehicle Dynamics to meet attribute targets and achieve freeze dates.
  • Lead the Design Verification and Sign Off reporting. Create system level DVPs.
  • Support vehicle tests with components where required.
  • Lead DFMEAs, Quality history reviews, Robustness studies etc.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
  • Experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group
  • Excellent design and engineering knowledge of Subframes & Chassis components
  • Component Engineering Experience
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications
  • Can work efficiently with minimum supervision
  • Prepared to manage Suppliers both in UK and abroad
  • Rig test environment experience
  • Proven problem solving abilities
  • Proficient in Engineering Drawing Standards
  • Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs
  • Strong Interest in Chassis Dynamics
  • Some experience of NX CAD system would be useful but not essential

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

Reference: 28533-jh

Posted at: 06 December 2017

Expiration date: 06 March 2018

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced High Performance Computing (HPC) Engineer to join the HPC team supporting the engineering simulation groups within our innovative motorsport technology client based in the Bedfordshire area on a permanent staff basis.

You should be enthusiastic about all aspects of HPC and modern HPC technologies, tools and methodologies including DevOps.
The role will be to implement and maintain High Performance Computing infrastructure for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), structural analysis (FEA) and vehicle dynamics simulations.
Support HPC infrastructure projects from requirements definition through to deployment.
Provide operational support of HPC infrastructure where to provide a reliable, high performance, scalable cost effective and secure environment.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Support projects to specify and implement HPC infrastructure including compute, storage, networking, operating systems, management tools and application software. Work closely with engineering users to capture requirements and to develop optimal configurations. Also work closely with vendors to leverage their expertise and solutions.
  • To execute proof of concepts (POCs) and to implement new technology.
  • Participate in the administration of HPC infrastructure to ensure systems are effective, reliable, highly performant and secure. Work with internal IT staff to optimize procedures and resource allocation. Manage external service providers to ensure appropriate SLAs and procedures are in place.
  • Provide technical oversight, training and consultation to engineers that use HPC solutions. Work with internal IT staff to optimize procedures and resource allocation.
  • Participate in the IT Architecture Review board to review infrastructure concepts for new projects.

Essential Skills & Competencies:

  • Stay up to date with new technology that has the potential to improve business performance.
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast paced and highly technical environment. Strong communication and time management skills. Independent and self-motivated. 
  • Linux expertise.
  • Network expertise including Ethernet and possibly InfiniBand
  • Storage expertise including HPC hardware, cloud solutions, Spectrum Scale and Protect
  • HPC hardware expertise including clusters, pre/post processing servers and clients
  • Ability to effectively understand infrastructure requirements for new applications.
  • Experience in High Performance Scientific or Technical Computing applications including Computational Fluid Dynamics (Fluent) and Structural Analysis (Abaqus).

Desired Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of IBM Spectrum software defined infrastructure solutions (Scale, Protect, LSF, Symphony, etc.) or other similar job scheduling and/or resource managers.
  • Cluster provisioning software including XCAT or similar.
  • High performance networking including Mellanox InfiniBand and/or Intel OmniPath including Message Passing libraries (MPI).
  • Shared File Systems including NFS and parallel files systems (GPFS or Lustre).
  • Container technologies, including Docker or Singularity.
  • “Agile” methodologies, DevOps and associated toolchains beneficial although not essential.
  • Scripting and programming languages including Bash, Python, C, C++ and Perl.

You will be expected to be flexible in terms of working hours including weekend support on a shared rota basis to support the dynamic nature of the business.


Rate: Circa £320 per day plus lodge plus per diem

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Contract

Location: Global / International

Reference: 27487-ip

Posted at: 06 December 2017

Expiration date: 06 March 2018

Engineering contracting company in the petro-chem, Oil and Gas, chemical and Power field - Location Antwerp, Belgium

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects in the production of Work-packs for the Steam Outage Turnarounds.
  • Planning will be utilising the Clients ROSER planning database (Training given)
  • “Job Stepping” all work activities, using the Clients Maintenance NORM’s compiling Resource, material and plant equipment requirements.
  • All adhering to the Company and Client standards ensuring current HSSE legislation is maintained.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:

  • Ensure the compilation of the workpacks to the required standards in line with the Prep’s targets and Milestones.
  • Assist the Sub-Contracts Manager with the compilation of Sub-Contract scopes
  • Plan the pre-turnaround work in accordance with the plant shutting down requirements
  • Ensure the “Planning Stage” risks are identified and included in the risk and opportunity register
  • Participate as requested in the auditing of preparations to ensure satisfactory progress and standards are being achieved
  • Ensure any commissioning and start-up are included in the work-packs.
  • Assist in Identifying the Major Job Reviews and Job Safety Analysis with in their given Area.
  • Assist the Area Engineers in conducting the JSA’s & MJR’s ensuring the all outputs & recommendations are logged.
  • Ensure compliance with agreed quality assurance (QA) and cost control systems
  • Assist the Area Engineers in ensuring the supervisors fully understand their work areas, ensure that the supervisor has all the relevant work-pack information.
  • Highlight any significant changes to planned duration to the turnaround manager and customer as necessary.
  • Review and amend work-packs on completion of work to capture any missed detail.

Experience
Essential:

  • Extensive experience in turnaround Planning,
  • Understanding of the use of norms & productivity measures.
  • Good IT knowledge, including Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of turnaround methodology
  • Onshore and offshore, oil and gas industry experience 
  • Knowledge of HSSE legislation relating to turnaround events

Desirable:     

  • Knowledge of ROSER Planning System


Qualifications
Essential:

  • Technical apprenticeship or similar (ONC minimum)
  • Desirable:
  • RoserConSys Planner training and certification
  • IOSH (Managing Safety

 


Rate: £11.42 p/Hr (Inclusive of holiday pay)

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 28538-nf

Posted at: 06 December 2017

Expiration date: 06 March 2018

Administration of Engineering /Technical filing system (both electronically and manually) to control all correspondence to and from Nuclear end client.

Job Description:

Carry out checks on all documentation in accordance with project document control procedure.
  

Person Specification:
Your Skills:

  • Previous experience within a Document control, technical assistant environment within Engineering or Construction.   

Essential Experience: 

  • Good IT skills