Top Jobs of the Week across Manufacturing, Engineering and Built Environment

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Rate: £34.00 per hour - Ltd

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27198-sc

Posted at: 13 April 2017

Expiration date: 13 July 2017

Senior Instrument Designer – Temporary Contract role


  • Senior Instrument Designer – Temporary Contract role
  • Previous Instrument Design experience within the Chemical & Refinery Sector.
  • Site experience is essential, as detailed site surveys are part of the Instrument delivery
  • Competent in the use of the latest version of SPI
  • Fully conversant with recognised instrument design working practices to produce the full range of deliverables to a high standard of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a multi-skilled Instrument team on multiple projects working directly for the project lead Engineer.
  • Competent in the use of Autocad.2012
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel & Access)
  • Familiar in the use of the latest version of PDMS (Not essential) – Desirable.
  • Fully conversant with Hazardous Area requirements.
  • 40 hours per week.

Essential Experience:

  • ONC/HNC Electrical or Instrument Engineering
  • SPI, AutoCAD

Rate: £500.00 per week

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 26205-ch

Posted at: 13 April 2017

Expiration date: 13 July 2017

Our client is looking for a Process Operator / Packer (Chemical Bagging).


Packing (15/20kg bags) on a semi-automatic line.

Accomplished experience in process chemical plant.

Proficient in operating chemical processing equipment.

Handling receiving and loading of chemical products.

Ideally a NVQ Level 2 or 3 in chemical process and an FLT licence held.

4 on (2 days then 2 nights), 4 off shift.

Rate: £competitive

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 25539ch

Posted at: 19 January 2017

Expiration date: 07 July 2017

Our client a growing Chemical Manufacturing company based in Warrington is looking for a Process Operative.

Key skills:

  • Experience in process chemical plant.
  • Proficient in operating chemical processing equipment.
  • Handling, receiving and loading of chemical products.

The following qualifications, would be of benefit to your application:

  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in chemical process, or equivalent experience.
  • CB (Counter Balance) FLT (Fork lift) licence.

Shift Pattern:

  • 1 week of early days (6 – 2) and then one week of late days (2-10) rotating, Mon – Friday.


Rate: £competitive

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27182ch

Posted at: 11 April 2017

Expiration date: 11 July 2017

Our client is a leading nuclear engineering company are expanding their Oxfordshire team. Current projects vary from legacy upgrades, standalone systems and new sites. As a full solutions provider projects are through the full systems engineering lifecycle. The successful candidate will bring their experience of EC&I design projects, to an expanding team.

Key Responsibilities will include:-
• Preparing layout drawings and basic calculations.
• Site surveys and inspections.
• Producing drawings to support tender and bid teams.
• Supporting the Lead Engineer in producing calculations.
• Assisting Engineers in preparing cost and time estimates.

Ideally your experience / skills will include:-
• Experience of working to appropriate safety systems such as IEC61508.
• Commercially aware.
• Demonstrable previous experience in regulated environments (e.g. nuclear or defence).
• Technically experienced in EC&I design.
• Use of CAD systems
• Creating design support documents, such as maintenance documentation.

Millbank are one of the largest specialist recruitment consultancies in the UK with a turnover of approximately £80m. Specialising in Electrical, Instrumentation, HSE, Piping, Mechanical, Civil/ Build, Project Control, Process & Planning disciplines.
Working with blue chip companies from the Power Generation & Energy, Nuclear Reactor Services, Nuclear New Build, Chemical, Utilities, PetroChem, Rail & Automotive sectors.

Power & Energy

Salary: Dependent of experience

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Contract

Location: Yorkshire & Humberside

Reference: 27179ch

Posted at: 11 April 2017

Expiration date: 11 July 2017

We’re working in partnership with a leading engineering consultancy that delivers Electrical Design & Maintenance projects across the Water, Infrastructure, Rail, Nuclear, Oil & Gas and Energy Industries.

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 an Electrical Engineer with site maintenance project experience, to join the team in the Rotherham area.

Typical Duties include:-
• Electrical Engineering sit studies, e.g. site surveys & data gathering.
• Creating electrical design deliverables, including:-
o Line Diagrams.
o Calculation.
o Equipment specifications.
o Drawings.
• Working on a client site and liaising with their stakeholders and sub-contract engineers.
• Conducting electrical project engineering, such as:-
o Managing procurement
o Bid appraisals
o Ordering equipment & services
o Expediting sub-contractor and supplier work and deliverables.
• Supervising site installations.
• Site commissioning activities.
• Maintenance and fault finding support to installed systems.

Experienced in a number of the following areas, will be of benefit to your application:-
• Demonstrable site project experience, delivering to cost, time and scope.
• HV distribution switching experience
• Maintenance and fault finding of LV systems and equipment.
• Experience of Instrumentation equipment design and installation.
• Experience of Controls (PLC / DCS) equipment design and installation.

Oil & Gas

Salary: £65K plus benefits

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27217ip

Posted at: 20 April 2017

Expiration date: 20 July 2017

Mechanical, Process and Electrical Engineering Contracting company based in the Warrington area, looking to recruit for the above position

To develop, lead and manage all procurement and business services activities covering Property, Facilities, Plant, Equipment, and Fleet
To develop and implement an innovative and efficiency focussed continual improvement strategy delivering improvements in procurement and asset utilisation through maximising performance and positively influencing productivity improvements across the business. 
To ensure a focussed and target driven strategy delivers a positive influence across the business and tangible and sustainable year on year profit improvements are achieved.   

Key Activities
- Leadership and management of the Local Procurement Team and liaison with Regional and Global Procurement contacts
- Sourcing suitable property, managing leases and contracts in line with Company policy and authorisation levels
- Managing and maintaining properties and facilities to ensure that they meet Health & Safety and Legal Requirements (incl. cleaning, waste disposal, catering, security and parking)
- Manage, supply, maintain and maximise utilisation of all company assets, including but not limited to scaffolding, plant, equipment, machinery, tools, vehicles and office equipment
- Management of all sub contract processes, procedures, competence and compliance
- Act as focal point for IT working with UK IT manager
- Ensure Internal Control System performance and reporting requirements are met.
- Involvement in the development and roll-out of new ERP system, SAP, within the business
- Management of fleet suppliers, act as primary contact with all suppliers and optimise performance and cost. Track supplier performance,
- Management of Company Fleet to include vehicle assignment, utilisation, personal use, replacement policy, accident reporting, and other procedures.
- Ensure correct insurance coverage for business assets
- Management of cross functional Administration Team, managing priorities and resource levels

Key Competences
- Analysing
- Applying expertise and technology
- Formulating strategies and concepts
- Creating and innovating
- Persuading and influencing
- Relating and networking
- Presenting and selling ideas
- Adhering to principles and values
- Delivering results and meeting customer expectations  

10+ years senior management experience, working at Board level  of leading, inspiring and managing multi-disciplined teams  and large budgets
Strong track record of building strategic and effective partnerships
Proven track record of promoting, leading and implementing strategies and significant change programmes
Programme and project management experience.
Strong commitment to customer service, excellence and the achievement of results.

Essential: Graduate calibre professional qualification or equivalent experience.
Desirable:  Relevant business qualifications (e.g. Business degree) Procurement/Finance background. 
SAP Literate

Water & Utilities

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27225sb

Posted at: 21 April 2017

Expiration date: 21 July 2017

We are working in partnership with a global consultancy that specialises in delivering project in the water and natural resources sectors. The provide support and engineering throughout the project lifecycle covering all disciplines operating in over 35 countries.

An opportunity is available for a Lead Design Engineer to assist in the development of fabrication drawings for various equipment and components for projects relating to the water industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:
This key role requires an enthusiastic Design Engineer to lead development of world class offsite engineered project solutions from concept through to fabrication level details using the latest 3D and BIM technologies to support operational excellence in project delivery.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Collaboration with the project team, technical disciplines and regional clients to identify and develop innovative offsite engineered solutions
• Use 3D software to develop designs for incorporation into clients project federated models and support the Company BIM strategy
• Provide a cost effective design output that promotes the highest quality and right first time standards
• Develop solutions designed for factory build that mitigate time on the construction site and remove risk in project delivery
• Engage with the supply chain to ensure effective management of interface details between purchased equipment and fabricated steel and pipework
• Develop detail fabrication drawings of support steelwork, access flooring/handrailing, pipework and fixings for manufacture Company’s specialist supply chain
• Develop detail assembly drawings with clear parts listing and specifications for procurement, kit marshalling, ease of site identification and rapid installation
• Attend factory visits to review the manufactured designs and support factory acceptance testing prior to site delivery and installation
• Lead and mentor junior engineers to support their personal development
• Attend site visits and client meetings to discuss and identify offsite opportunities to support the Company opportunity pipeline
• Support the Company project team in client meetings and presentations to promote offsite engineered solution adoption
• Lead creation of signature design solutions that can be quickly recycled for efficient design delivery
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement and high quality outcomes
• Make the Company team the partner of choice in the UK water Industry

Person Specification:
3D CAD Proficient and BIM Awareness
Good communication skills
Prepared for occasional travel to sites and client meetings
Confident person with excellent communication skills
Team member with strong collaboration skills.
Proactive person to lead timely design delivery

Essential Experience : 
Proficient in 3D Software Design e.g. Revit, Solidworks, Bentley Microstation
Proven Detailed Design experience to fabrication level
Proven experience of positive outcome based design solutions

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