Top Jobs of the Week - Engineering, Technical, Automotive


Looking for your next role? This week we're highlighting jobs from a wide array of industries, from Nuclear to Pharmaceutical, so take a look below.

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Chemical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27315rp

Posted at: 06 June 2017

Expiration date: 06 September 2017

Role: Our client requires an experienced Commercial Manager to join the busy Procurement and Supply Management team onsite Stanlow Refinery. The Commercial Manager will support the PSM Services Team Leader in the delivery of commercial and contractual activity relating to Engineering Services including the negotiation and management of all Turnaround (TA) target cost contracts while supporting the wider PSM team in the delivery of purchasing activity.

The Commercial Manager will be required to:
• Manage Contractor spend of up to £50million (subject to the 5 year TA strategy)
• Lead all development and implementation of TA contracting strategies.
• Work with the Senior Buyers to procure appropriate contracts in line with future requirements.
• Manage and achieve financial targets including reporting.
• Negotiate and contract manage all Target Cost contracts in line with the Stanlow TA Strategy.
• Contribute to the delivery of the Business Objectives and PSM Strategy. Ensure that all procurement activity is delivered in line with the company’s objectives of being Sustainably Safe, Reliable, Profitable and Growing
• To help ensure that all purchasing and contract management activity is managed against pre- agreed Key Performance Indicators and Incentive Targets. The post holder will be required to manage data management of spend and performance against designated contracts.
Requirements:
Essential
• Graduate level supported by professional qualifications e.g. MCIPS, Engineering Degree and Chartered Status or able to demonstrate a proven track record and able to demonstrate equivalent capability.
• Minimum of 7 years experience of working in a Commercial environment with at least 3 years experience and outstanding evidence of Contract Management.
Desirable
• Experience of working on a Petrochemical site or similar.
• Experience of working on similar TA activity.
• Proven experience of contract negotiation skills and exposure to dispute resolution and claims management
• Experience in Lean/Six Sigma techniques with formal qualification or relevant experience.
• Experience of delivering team and contractor performance management models
• Ability to constructively challenge and support key negotiations with supplier’s pre and post contract award.
• Excellent numeracy and verbal reasoning skills
• Sound understanding of HSE requirements
• Strong leadership and communication skills with ability to report at a Senior Management level and interact with senior stakeholders within the business and supply chain.
• Clear understanding of benchmarking data and its use to demonstrate value for money.


Rate: £30-32 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27500ms

Posted at: 15 June 2017

Expiration date: 15 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 role exists to lead the Design and Development and release of bonnet and fender systems in support of (a) specific application(s) and as well to provide coaching and assistance to senior Engineers within team.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Create and manage releases for owned systems
• Lead commodity strategy activities for owned system after provisional system selection achieved
• Create and manage FESO documents for the system
• Co-ordinate and lead programme specific failure mode prevention activities (e.g. DFMEA, QHR, and Lessons Learnt Feedback).
• Manage virtual series through complete process (e.g. Grey to White)
• Manage physical build concerns from after point of containment to resolution (e.g. yellow to white)
• Lead cross functional design reviews for your system on a programme
• Lead assembly reviews with manufacturing Engineering to ensure build compatibility
• Provide surface compatibility feedback for owned systems to concept team
• Lead complex and chronic route cause analysis activities relating to owned systems.
• Work with suppliers to achieve manufacturing feasibility for owned systems
• Lead design of system to achieve functional performance targets including mass
• Create high quality cost packs for system to ensure PCE, purchasing and supplier have clear understanding of what to quote / estimate.
• Working with development team lead design of bucks / rigs to support FMA activities
• Create and manage interface matrix for owned systems to ensure cross functional interactions are confirmed in a timely manner.
• Create and manage application specific location strategy for owned systems.
• Provide coaching and assistance to senior Engineers within the front end BIW team.

Qualifications & Experience
• Experience within automotive industry, preferably with a broad range of experience, particularly within closures design and delivery.
• Experience in bonnet systems is essential including a knowledge of relevant legislation.
• Experience of working in high pressure pre-production and launch situations
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.
• Knowledge of NX an advantage
• Knowledge of the AML AMPCS process would be beneficial.
• Knowledge and experience of Failure Mode Avoidance techniques.
• The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
• Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Power & Energy

Job Type: Contract

Location: Wales

Reference: 27483-bu

Posted at: 13 June 2017

Expiration date: 13 September 2017

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

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing of all work completed within the monthly accounting period, ensuring that for each job, costs & revenues are summarised by job.
  • Familiar with operating mechanical, electrical, scaffolding, insulation & painting Projects schedule of rates, Bills of quantity & fixed price contracts.
  • Ensure all commercial systems, procedures and support tools are met in full, efficiency in the valuation & cost collection for performance analysis and decision making.
  • Support the Project Manager with change control and Purchase order adjustments, ensuring cashflow is neutral.
  • Monthly production & analysis of cost reports for measured work, fixed price / target cost actuals versus budget performance & earned value reporting.
  • Work closely with Planning Engineer & Estimator to understand basis of estimates, which will allow scope change be clearly understood.
  • Monthly assessment of work in progress / accruals & completion of Account profit & loss position.

Competencies:

  • Relating & Networking
  • Planning & Organising
  • Following instructions & procedures
  • Achieving personal work goals & objectives
  • Analysing
  • Delivering results & meeting Customer expectation
  • Entrepreneurial & commercial thinking

Essential Experience:

  • ONC/HNC in a technical engineering discipline.
  • Mix of commercial & engineering, SIP background.
  • +5 years commercial experience in petro-chemical, process, refining sectors.
  • Experience of Overhauls, Projects & Term Maintenance work. 

Rate: TBA/£35 per hour

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 27489-ip

Posted at: 13 June 2017

Expiration date: 13 September 2017

Mechanical, Process and Electrical Engineering Contracting company, looking to recruit for the above position (Preferably staff but will consider Contract)

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing of all work completed within the monthly accounting period, ensuring that for each job, costs & revenues are summarised by job.
  • Familiar with operating mechanical, electrical, scaffolding, insulation & painting maintenance schedule of rates & fixed price contracts, main options and key clauses essential.
  • Ensure all commercial systems, procedures and support tools are met in full, efficiency in the valuation & cost collection for performance analysis and decision making.
  • Support the Key Account / Project Manager with change control and Purchase order adjustments, ensuring cashflow is neutral.
  • Monthly production & analysis of cost reports for fixed price / target cost actuals versus budget performance.
  • Work closely with Planning Engineer & Estimator to understand basis of estimates, which will allow scope change be clearly understood.
  • Monthly assessment of work in progress / accruals & completion of Account profit & loss position.

Experience:

  • Mix of commercial & engineering, Mechanical & SIP background
  • +5 years commercial experience in petro-chemical, process, refining sectors.
  • Experience of Overhauls, Projects & Term Maintenance work. 
     

Qualifications:

  • ONC/HNC in a technical engineering discipline.

Rate: £45-49 Ltd per hour

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27474sc

Posted at: 12 June 2017

Expiration date: 12 September 2017

Engineering Design Consultancy, Nuclear, Defence

Lead EC&I Engineer Role overview:

Main purpose of the role:
The Lead EC&I Engineer is responsible for delivering the design within their own discipline with frequent liaison and management of engineers within the design team from other disciplines. The Lead EC&I Engineer also provides technical guidance and imparts knowledge to Lead Engineers, Design engineers, Graduates and Designers.
Key responsibilities as a Lead EC&I Engineer
• Set design standards and parameters
• Responsible for Conceptual, Scheme and Detail design, several design schemes, approval of calculations, or the checking of one off (bespoke) calculations        
• Lead production of design to meet cost, quality and safety requirements     
• Produce cost estimate, resource plan and project programme
• Carry out assessments as a Technical Professional to give independent advice                                                                          
• Ensuring product meets customer requirements and specifications
• Ensure any variations to the work are identified and agreed
• Maintaining and improving customer relations to develop business opportunities
• Review sub-contractors work and performance
• Lead of design reviews, safety reviews (risk assessments/ HAZOP’s) from technical standpoint within discipline
• Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and the needs of the client
• Management of installation, commissioning and operating documents
• Allocation of work to other members of team in order to ensure delivery of design to quality, time and budget Selection, strategy and management of work to sub-contractors
• Experience of working to safety systems to BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 60204 and BS EN 13849
• Membership of appropriate institutions is preferred e.g. IET
• High Level of commercial awareness which would ideally be gained from another highly regulated industry such as the water industry
• Demonstrable competence in a design/delivery position within a project based environment
• Substantial technical experience in Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineering specifically low voltage design work experience and electromagnetic compatibility and the 6100 range of standards
• Experience in the preparation of design estimates, resource plans and programme
• Proven experience of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment

Person Specification:
• HND or Degree in Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering
• Ideally be chartered but not essential
• Full UK driver’s licence as some travelling between offices will be required
• SC security clearance is an essential requirement


Salary: £32.00 - £34.00 per hour - Ltd rate

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27453sc

Posted at: 08 June 2017

Expiration date: 08 September 2017

Experience required Good all round electrical design experience required. Work could cover general building services (small power, lighting, EM lighting etc.) and LV power distribution. Hazardous area experience a benefit. Knowledge and awareness of process instrumentation and control systems another advantage but not essential. Ability to work with minimal supervision within a small multidiscipline design team is essential. 6 months + in duration on contract. 40 hours per week.

Person Specification:

• ONC or HNC in Electrical Engineering


Essential Experience : 
Software Requirements –
• AutoCAD LT
• Autodesk Revit
• Ability to draw and create 3D BIM models
• Trimble Amtech Pro-Design suit
• Relux or DIALux lighting modelling software
• Microsoft suite of software


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