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Rate: Dependent on Experience

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27111sb

Posted at: 24 March 2017

Expiration date: 30 April 2017

A contract assignment is available for a Process Engineer with experience of power related projects. The position will be based in the North West and is due to last a minimum of 6 months.

We are working in partnership with a leading industrial services supplier to the Process, Petrochemical and Energy Industries.


Roles and Responsibilities:
To undertake specification and design activities associated with the relevant discipline elements of engineering projects, including feasibility studies, project strategies, programming, estimating, front end design, through to detailed design, interfacing with other disciplines, supporting site construction and commissioning activities, ensuring that all project deliverables are delivered in a safe, cost effective timely manner and in compliance with all relevant standards, directives, regulations and quality targets.


Key activities
• Make independent decisions on issues, providing expert technical support within and across disciplines, liaising directly with the client where required
• Carry out work on own initiative meeting agreed milestones, costs and quality targets
• Supervise Designers within own discipline, for delivery of detailed work packages
• Act as Project Engineer for smaller/single discipline projects
• Manage suppliers to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of procured equipment
• Ensure Safety, Health and Environmental protection are inherent in engineering design
• Ensure that all safety, design requirements, QA and project management procedures are applied and maintained
• Be responsible for ensuring quality, checking and approval of discipline design deliverables
• Comply with all safety and CDM requirements for design work, including design reviews, risk assessments, customer instructions, site regulations, HAZOPS, and Safe Systems of Work
• Comply with BIS company processes, procedures, H&S and Environmental policies
• Carry out engineering design in accordance with approved design guides, procedures, statutory regulations, customer requirements, British/European Standards and Codes of Practice
• Contribute to the production of cost and man-hour estimates
• Contribute to the preparation of project scoping documents
• Prepare specifications and requisitions for equipment
• Manage and report all costs on allocated projects in terms of progress, cost control and variations
• Carry out design, calculation and studies relevant to the engineering discipline
• Carry out site surveys of existing assets, augmenting design to ensure robust fit for purpose engineering solutions
• Support site installation and commissioning activities

Person Specification:
• Working in a design office environment
• Experience of natural gas processing particularly National Grid Gas.
• Experience of working to IGEM standards and NGG standards
• Hazardous Area classification
• Working on energy projects- power stations, energy from waste, etc.

Essential Experience:
• 5+ years experience in relevant process engineering design
• Sound technical knowledge and expertise in all areas of process engineering discipline
• Experienced in the selection & specification of relevant equipment
• Application of all key relevant British and European standards and regulations
• Experience within process industries
• Degree in relevant Discipline Engineering
• Preferred - Chartered Engineer


Salary: To be arranged

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Contract

Location: Scotland

Reference: 27108-mk

Posted at: 24 March 2017

Expiration date: 24 June 2017

Geotechnical engineer required from mid-April onwards for up to 16 weeks at Inverurie. Needs to be able to produce logs and has experience in CAT scanning buried services (preferably CAT 4 plus).

Duties/Responsibilities:
The purpose of the role is to provide additional experienced rail geotechnical input to the ground engineering team. Tasks will be varied including geotechnical analysis and design, site supervision, production of drawings, specifications and reports and the supervision of more junior members of the team.

The Role:
• The role is set in a multi project, multidisciplinary, multicultural environment
• Tasks will be varied including geotechnical analysis and design, site supervision, production of drawings, specifications and reports and the supervision of more junior members of the team
• Delivery of reports, drawings and other documents to strict deadlines
• Accountable for quality of own work to time and budget and those of team members as applicable
• Regular contact with site investigation contractors and external agencies
• Developing contacts with Clients
• Reporting to the Associate and team Management

Requirements:
• MEng or good civils based degree with post grad qualification in geotechnical related subject
• Chartered with the relevant body
• Good communications skills (both written and verbal)
• Significant experience in railway geotechnical analysis and design including earthworks, trackbed, civils structures and buildings
• Able to quickly develop successful client relationships (both internal and external)
• Able to work independently with minimum supervision
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines is essential
• Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills

 


Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27112-jh

Posted at: 24 March 2017

Expiration date: 24 June 2017

Job Purpose: Working on site at the St Athan site, the Maintenance and Facilities Team are responsible for the design, installation and construction of the St Athan production facility. Converting the super hangars into a modern, environmentally responsible and efficient production facility presents an exciting challenge that will play a significant role in the future success of the Company.

Duties/Responsibilities:

We now have an opportunity for a Process Engineer (Paint) to join the team as we prepare for phase II.

The role will be based at the Company’s headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire for short period and will then be based permanently on site at St Athan, South Wales.

Initially the position will assist in the construction and installation of the new facility. This will involve assisting with the construction and installation of the paint booths and all painting services to be installed at the site.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

Key responsibilities of the Process Engineer will include:

  • Provide expert knowledge in up to date and best practice paint application technology including automated spray facilities, paint materials and hand spray equipment.
  • Oversee the paint application process (both robot and technician) to ensure delivery of effective paint services to the manufacturing team
  • Lead and support the resolution of technical process issues
  • Meet cost, delivery and environmental objectives
  • Lead process improvements to ensure continual improvement in the paint technology service provided to the business

Qualifications & Experience:

  • The successful candidate will hold a degree level qualification in process engineering or equivalent along with considerable expertise in the specialist area of paint application.
  • In addition we seek an individual who has worked in a similar environment and can demonstrate knowledge and expertise in managing the paint application processes in a manufacturing environment.
  • The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate excellent team behaviours and strong verbal communication skills along with sound technical knowledge. The ability to negotiate, influence and operate autonomously are critical to the role.

 


Salary: Dependent on Experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27087ch

Posted at: 24 March 2017

Expiration date: 31 March 2017

We’re working in partnership with a global engineering, management and development consultancy supporting an on going programme of works for nuclear decommissioning projects, and as such we have an exciting opportunity for 2 x Control Systems (PES) Engineers to join our growing team in North West England.

Job Description
Typical duties include:
• Design and Implementation of hardware and/or software experience in the power system domain, would be an advantage
• Implement new functions/equipment under the supervision of the project technical lead
• Self-initiative, team oriented
• Ability to work as part of a project team
• Good communication and reporting skills
• Ability to write customer-oriented technical documents
• Knowledge of complete hardware/software development life cycle
• Lean engineering or similar methodologies
• Ability to prioritise workloads
• Works well under pressure
• Can do will do attitude


Rate: £10.00 per hour PAYE

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26695jr

Posted at: 23 March 2017

Expiration date: 23 June 2017

To control and coordinate Bills of Materials and releasing activity.

Maintain the bill of materials by regular review with Engineers, providing guidance and assistance with pack generation.
Track engineering timing release schedule
Must be able to work and be very aware of programme deadlines and requirements.

Person Specification:
A good team player who can work alone when required.
A person who is thorough and pays attention to detail is critical, highly self-motivated and focused
Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent experience

Essential Experience: 
A good Level of Microsoft office proficiency is essential to this role.
Excellent communication skills.  Ideally experienced in engineering sector – 

 


Salary: £40,000 pa

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27106-sw

Posted at: 23 March 2017

Expiration date: 23 June 2017

This role reports directly in to the Product Engineering Manager within Product Engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing paint and enamel processes/equipment and resolving daily production issues.
  • Advising on technical issues as required, raised by Engineers and Production.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all environmental legislation especially REACH and ROHS.
  • Advising on Health & Safety CoSHH.
  • Monitoring Legionella and risks associated with the cooling tower- legally this requires a trained person.
  • Ordering paints, enamels, lubricants and chemicals.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the effectiveness of Aqueous wash plant.
  • Advising on materials for most suitable selection e.g. plastics, galvanic series and metals as required by Design and Supply Chain Management.
  • Testing of parts to enamel and paint specs, coordinating with suppliers to achieve specification.
  • Be the main contact for Severn Trent and Warwick District Council for consent legislation.
  • Advising on substances across three sites, making changes as required to meet legislative requirements and cost.
  • Making continuous improvements on materials and processes.
  • Ensuring all procedures are documented for ISO 9001, 14001 and being involved throughout regular audits.

Essential Requirements for Candidates:

  • Qualified to Degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry

Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27101-gs

Posted at: 22 March 2017

Expiration date: 22 June 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to manage a team responsible for developing commodity strategy & creating functional archetypes, as well as achieving platform & application Quality, Cost & Delivery Targets.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Engineer high quality solutions for the following component systems to achieve functional targets, cost, mass & timing through empowered Platform Engineers: -

  • Interior & Exterior Lighting
  • Switchgear
  • Camera & Parking Distance Control

Business Planning:

  • Define product content required to meet vehicle targets based on component archetypes & strategic suppliers. Determine investment & resource required to deliver product content (SEL response).
  • Initiate and deliver Total Delivered Cost reduction activities for component systems to meet Electrical team annual commitment.

Resource:

  • Complete annual resource planning & ensure there are sufficient resource & skills within each Programme Management Sub Team area to support application & platform requirements.
  • Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
  • Direct reporting management of in-house team of staff and contractors.
  • Conduct weekly 1:1 reviews with team members to support and guide.
  • Perform twice yearly appraisals with staff members.
  • Mentor graduate recruits where applicable.
  • Support Current Vehicle Engineering as and when required.

Engineering:

  • Stay up to date with technology trends in these commodity systems. Ensure that 5 year commodity strategy plans are created for each system & that these are relevant to the customer needs & business objectives.
  • Manage delivery of these new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
  • Ensure that engineering guideline documents and archetypes are created for platform and non-platform engineered components.
  • Ensure platform commodities achieve the programme’s cascaded system level targets, supporting Concept reviews as required.

Delivery:

  • Ensure that the platform team robustly deliver the programme Quality, Cost, Weight, Function and Timing requirements to the application engineer.
  • Support platform & application engineers with Quality, Cost, Weight, Function and Timing trade-off decisions & other roadblocks.
  • Identify Quality, Cost, Weight, Function and Timing risks to Chief Engineer & manage risks to MIN.
  • Report out on key technical & programme issues as required

Validation:

  • Engineering sign-off - Release & FESO approval, ensuring that validation testing & concern resolution activities deliver a robust vehicle to the end customer.
  • Identify validation efficiency improvements for the next programme – drive rig & virtual validation process improvements.

Other:

  • Support the Chief Engineer by attending senior meetings on their behalf as and when required, this may be LCMs, Gateways, Chiefs’ meetings etc.

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

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent
  • Proven track record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities to an excellent standard, independently balancing quality, cost, function, weight and timing requirements.
  • Experience of delivering one or more of the following commodities: switchgear, lighting, camera & PDCs
  • Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
  • Experience of leading a team.
  • Supplier management experience
  • Delivery experience through the whole Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
  • Engineering background with understanding 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.
  • Direct use of complex problem solving tools (8D, PPS etc.).
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulations and approvals.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Confident presenter, able to communicate complex technical issues effectively, enabling non-experts to understand.
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team.
  • Able to effectively manage a team with a large workload in a high pressure environment.
  • Negotiating skills and balancing of own and team’s priorities.
  • Technical decision making & risk assessment skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team
  • Able to communicate confidently and clearly & create a vision for continuous improvement.
  • Able to set and deliver targets. Open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets.
  • Proactive and trust own initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.
  • Resilient and driven to succeed; goal orientated.
  • Strong technical focus, high quality mind-set.
  • Must have a full and valid driving license.

 


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27100-sb

Posted at: 22 March 2017

Expiration date: 22 June 2017

Our client has successfully established a radiation shielding and dose assessment team, based in Warrington and are looking to grow the team. To build upon their current capability, they are now looking to recruit a senior and/or principal consultant with 3-10 years’ experience in radiation shielding and dose assessment within the nuclear industry.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • The successful applicant will be expected to be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and aptitudes:
  • Experience in the application of radiation transport codes such as MCNP, Attila, MCBEND, FLUKA and Microshield.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and be prepared to manage shielding projects, as well as assuming a technical role within other projects.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit team and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Support the company in its business development activities in order to continue our expansion.
  • Mentor junior staff and provide technical advice to other members of the team.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Willingness to travel to sites across the UK to support projects.

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience in radiation shielding and dose assessment within the nuclear industry

 


Salary: Dependent on Experience

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27099sb

Posted at: 22 March 2017

Expiration date: 31 March 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Human Factors Consultant to join a leading consultancy working in the nuclear sector.

We are working with a consultancy that specialises in engineering & safety assessment and management to the nuclear industry. They ensure, through their expert knowledge of engineering, safety, human factors, waste management, decommissioning and radioactive materials, that all nuclear projects are delivered safety and to full compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be part of a growing Human Factors (HF) team, have drive and ambition and preferably with nuclear industry experience. You will be expected to travel regularly to meet the requirements of our clients. The ability to speak French would be an advantage but is not essential.

Spending the majority of the time carrying out technical work, you will be supported by your fellow HF colleagues and will report to the Head of Human Factors. The technical work will be diverse, across project and facility lifecycles, and will include:
• Human factors integration
• Equipment design
• Workspace and workplace design
• Environmental ergonomics
• Organisational behaviour
• Safety management systems and safety culture
• Human reliability analysis
• Training and competency assurance
• Communication systems review
• There will also be a requirement to carry out project management duties and to participate in business development activities to support our continued expansion.

Person Specification:
• Ability to work as part of a close-knit team and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Support the company in its business development activities in order to continue our expansion.
• Mentor junior staff and provide technical advice to other members of the team.
• Commitment to continuous professional development.
• Willingness to travel to sites across the UK to support projects

Essential Experience:
Proven experience working in the field of Human Factors within a highly regulated industry


Rate: £28.00 - £30.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27094-ms

Posted at: 22 March 2017

Expiration date: 22 June 2017

Job Purpose: The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of body interior component design & package on all aspects of interior components of future vehicle platforms in order to produce finished detailed Computer Aided Designs and drawings. This role also requires some level of project engineering responsibility.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include:

  • Computer Aided Design and NX modelling of interior trim components from concept to completion in line with Programme milestones.
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to Aston Martin Lagonda drafting standards
  • Management of Computer Aided Design into Teamcenter ensuring all model attributes are completed
  • Preparation and completion of engineering release packs
  • Work under the direction of Project engineer/Programme Management Sub Team leader on a day to day basis
  • Support/investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch

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

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Knowledge of interior trim components, carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, S-RIMM, machined metal products and metal bracketry etc. Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of GD&T.
  • Experienced NX user.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the Aston Martin Lagonda MISSION process and participation in Programme Management Sub Team 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.