Top Jobs of the Week across Engineering sectors


This week's top jobs cover a wide range of engineering roles and sectors, including Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nuclear and Automotive.

Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27242sw

Posted at: 26 April 2017

Expiration date: 30 June 2017

This role is based at Juno Drive and is responsible for all elements of the operation of the distribution and storage process within our warehouse area and any support functions related to it. This role plans, manages and evaluates logistics operations, liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers.

MAIN DUTIES
• Plan resources and staff to sufficiently achieve daily operational activity and maintain performance.
• Responsible for aspects of people management within the department performance management/review, absence, holidays, training etc
• Control all aspects of stock inventory to ensure that a robust system of stock management is maintained.
• Proactively plan the operation of the warehouse and distribution operations including staff resources to effectively support the production and sales forecasts of the business.
• Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the Organisation to improve operational and financial performance.
• Use all relevant data to evaluate performance and quality to proactively plan improvements and report to senior management team areas of improvement/concern.
• Liaise with customers, suppliers and transport companies to plan, co-ordinate and monitor the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods.
• Use space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently, making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met.
• Have a clear understanding of the Company’s policies and vision and how Logistics contributes to these.
• Responsible for adherence to Health & Safety procedures.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
• Proven ability to effectively manage a large team with the capability to implement change and develop people.
• Has the ability to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines.
• Be a strong team player who works well under pressure.
• Must be a self-motivated individual with a positive, flexible attitude.


Salary: £33,000-37,000 GBP per year

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27250sw

Posted at: 27 April 2017

Expiration date: 27 July 2017

To control and coordinate prototype parts with PMT areas.

To control and coordinate prototype parts with PMT areas.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• The PPC will be responsible for maintaining and updating prototype BOM’s with part tracking information gathered from different PMT areas (Engineering, MP&L, Purchasing, Prototype Workshop, Finance)
• The PPC will assist the PPL, and take an active part in the creation of prototype bills of materials.
• The PPC will work with the PMT areas and prototype workshop on the coordination & supply of prototype and production parts into the business from suppliers both internal & external.
• The PPC will track parts via the BOM for specific builds using purchase order information (order numbers, timing, quantities etc.)
• PPC will change manage the BOM updating with adds/deletes as they arise.
• PPC will raise PCR’s or internal transfer requests where required for both engineering and production parts.
• Assist PMT areas with expediting purchase requests through various systems both internal & external.
• Work with different departments to ensure parts are delivered on time to support prototype builds.
• Assist the PPL in parts tracking meetings
• Assist the PPL with the tracking and resolution of build issues generated during Prototype build activities.
• Communicate with Finance to generate reports to track spend against budget.

Qualifications & Experience
• Automotive engineering degree or equivalent qualification desirable
• Previous BOM management and control essential
• Previous parts management & coordination desirable
• Knowledge of production vehicle assembly from start to finish essential
• Experience in low volume prototype build methods desirable
• Knowledge & experience of prototype part production methods desirable
• Experience of financial tracking and reporting desirable
• Experience in using MS Office suite essential
• In depth experience of Excel desirable; data manipulation, referencing, formulae, macros etc.
• Experience in generation presentations and reports using data from BOM essential
• Excellent communication skills, plus being comfortable communicating with different levels within the business, is essential
• Ability to interpret then use data from spreadsheets to support meeting discussions and activities is essential
• Comfortable being in both an office and workshop environment essential
• Being a self-starter is essential
• Proactivity at closing down issues and open items is essential
• Must be happy to travel to different sites to support build activities/meetings as required essential


Rate: £35 - £37 ltd per hour

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27243sc

Posted at: 27 April 2017

Expiration date: 27 May 2017

Our client is looking for candidates with experience in the water industry, in particular United Utilities. The candidate would ideally have an awareness of current procedures within United Utilities and have a sound knowledge of current standards.

Control Systems Engineer/ Systems Integration Engineer

PLC's

• Siemens Step 7.
• Siemens TIA.
• Allen Bradley RSlogix 500.
• Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000.

Knowledge of the following would be helpful but not essential.

• Sattcon.
• Gem 80.

SCADA

• Win CC.
•  RS View.

Knowledge of the following would be helpful but not essential.

• Intellution FIX32/iFIX.

HMI

• Allen Bradley PanelBuilder/PanelBuilder Plus.
• WinCC Flex.

ICA/Electrical

Although the position will be predominantly Systems Integration based, a sound knowledge of instrumentation/automation and electrical systems will be of benefit.

General

• Generating documentation (FDS, SDS, FAT/SAT procedures).
• Risk Assessments.
• General project engineering.
• Survey report generation.

The key factors for this role are to have water industry experience, preferably United Utilities, which will bring the Siemens / Allan Bradley skills with it. If not water industry then our client is willing to consider candidates from the Process industry.

Essential Experience:
HNC or Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Instrumentation


Rate: £35-37 ltd per hour

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27254sc

Posted at: 27 April 2017

Expiration date: 27 July 2017

Control Systems Engineer – Contract - 3-6 months duration - 40 hours per week Our client requires an experienced Control Systems Engineer to work on various UK projects, working in the Chemical, Petrochemicals and Pharmaceuticals sectors. A broad experience of the application and development of Control and SCADA systems in the above sectors is essential.

Experience and working knowledge of Siemens S7, Schneider Concept systems and Hima Himatrix PLC’s and software is required.

Good working knowledge of Winn CC and Schneider Monitor Pro/OCS SCADA systems is required.

Previous experience of GAMP5 software validation and testing is desirable.

The ability to develop and write URS and FRS documents is required.

The successful candidate may be required to work on most propriety PLC and SCADA systems. Some knowledge of system programming of Safety PLC’s and functional safety (IEC61508/61511) is desirable.

Previous experience working with proprietary DCS systems such as Honeywell Experion, Emerson Delta V and Siemens PCS7, whilst not essential would be of interest.

The successful applicant will have previously worked “on site” including commissioning with the ability to interface with clients to carry out and participate in site project meetings, PLC/SCADA/DCS modifications and maintenance.  The role may involve some degree of “On Call” support, suitable extra remuneration arrangements are in place for this support.

Experience with the, design, application and installation of mainstream and specialised Instrumentation equipment and LV electrical systems would be beneficial.

The role will involve some travel to visit client sites; however the role will be based in their Manchester office.
70% of the time in the Manchester office and 30% of the time on sites around the UK.

40 hours per week, flexitime including early Friday finish, contract nominally 3-6 months duration with potential to extend.  This could potentially be an ongoing contract arrangement for a successful candidate. To start date ASAP.

Essential Experience : 

HNC or Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems or Instrumentation


Salary: £23,000 - £33,000 pa

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Reference: 27231-sc

Posted at: 21 April 2017

Expiration date: 21 July 2017

Our client is a 25 year experienced Civil/Structural Engineering Design Consultancy based in the North Wales area. They’re seeking an experienced Structural Engineer to work on a variety of Civil Engineering projects within the following sectors – Flood Defence, Maritime & Ports, Commercial/ Industrial/ Educational building structures, Historical and Local Authority.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Based in Caernarfon, North Wales
  • Our client will consider a Structural Engineer with 2-5 year’s experience who will carry out detail design, Calculations and Management of different engineering projects. The company will help the successful candidate become a Chartered Engineer - MISTRUCTE or MICE.
  • Producing Structural design calculations for a variety of different building structure projects (Hands on).
  • Manage the completion of the design and drawing preparation.
  • Managing projects from the conceptual to scheme design and then carry on to the detail design process, either to design and build or other types of contracts.
  • Design of a wide variety of building structures using mainly steel but also concrete, masonry and timber.
  • This is a really good opportunity to work for a company that works on prestigious new build civil Engineering projects and also historical listed building refurbishment projects. The candidate would be exposed to very interesting and diverse design work that offers a real blend within various Civil/Structural Engineering projects.

Person Specification:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering 2:1 or above

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.


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: Dependent of experience

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: Yorkshire & Humberside

Reference: 27205sc

Posted at: 21 April 2017

Expiration date: 21 July 2017

Working for a E,C&I design consultancy

E,C & I Designer/ Engineer – Contract role – 40 hours per week

Our client requires an experienced Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer to work on various UK projects, working in the Chemical, Petrochemicals and Pharmaceuticals sectors. The role will be based in the North-East office located on Teeside.

• A broad experience of analysing and designing Electrical, Instrumentation and Control systems for application in the above sectors is essential.  A reasonable knowledge of functional safety and IEC61508/61511 and the application of ATEX equipment in Hazardous areas is required.
• The successful applicant will have previously worked “on site” with the ability to interface with client to carry out site surveys, studies and meetings. 
• The ability to prepare proposals, estimates and detailed design packages including BCD's, Schedules, Loop diagrams etc using AutoCAD is essential.
• Experience of the design, application and installation of mainstream and specialised Instrumentation equipment and LV electrical systems is required.
• Experience in specifying and designing of LV electrical motor control circuits, LV Distribution, lighting systems, control panels and other LV equipment in industrial and commercial buildings is also required.
• Experience of PLC control systems and BMS would be beneficial.

The role will involve some travel to visit client sites; however, the role will predominantly be based in their North Eastern office.

Essential Experience: 
HNC or Degree in Electrical Engineering
AutoCAD


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

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • 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

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