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Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27552-rp

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Purpose: Working on projects related to Stanlow Oil Refinery the Senior Buyer will be required to define, analyse, develop sourcing strategy for the relevant category of spend. You will support a dynamic procurement team with on-going management of category and supplier base and work with internal Stakeholders through-out the requisition to pay process to ensure best value for the business. The Senior Buyer will also effectively manage Third Party spend of £120m for the relevant category in line with company Delegation of Authorities (DOA), relevant HSE and legislative requirements. You will also support the team in generating cost savings and continuous improvement whilst maintaining technically compliant supply.

Role:
Due to an increase in work load and a major shutdown in 2018.  You will support the procurement team by managing the engineering
services for the site.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Implementation and management of a strategic category structure via clear Buyer Business Plans (BBP) and contract pipelines.
  • Management and completion of all requests for quotations and approaches to market from site for all spend related to the category.
  • Post Award management of all Contracts
  • Develop and maintain required (management) reports and spend analysis and report value improvements.
  • Communicate and manage relationship with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for contract strategy & award
  • Participate in process and cost improvement activities. This includes participation or leading LEAN, Waste Elimination or Six Sigma projects and coaching the business organization with use of contracts.

Experience:

  • Experience in managing the “procure to pay” cycle of complex and diverse Commodities including: Engineering Services, Mechanical, Fabrication, Tank Maintenance, Marine Services, Inspection, Non Destructive Testing, Scaffolding, Insulation and Painting, Chemical Cleaning, Pigging.
  • Understanding and recognition of the sites Industrial relations Strategy,
  • Proven experience of Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE)
  • Experience of working within a National Agreement for Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI)
  • ERP Systems Knowledge, especially SAP
     

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27552-rp

Posted at: 23 June 2017

Expiration date: 23 September 2017

Purpose: Working on projects related to Stanlow Oil Refinery the Senior Buyer will be required to define, analyse, develop sourcing strategy for the relevant category of spend. You will support a dynamic procurement team with on-going management of category and supplier base and work with internal Stakeholders through-out the requisition to pay process to ensure best value for the business. The Senior Buyer will also effectively manage Third Party spend of £120m for the relevant category in line with company Delegation of Authorities (DOA), relevant HSE and legislative requirements. You will also support the team in generating cost savings and continuous improvement whilst maintaining technically compliant supply.

Role:
Due to an increase in work load and a major shutdown in 2018.  You will support the procurement team by managing the engineering
services for the site.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Implementation and management of a strategic category structure via clear Buyer Business Plans (BBP) and contract pipelines.
  • Management and completion of all requests for quotations and approaches to market from site for all spend related to the category.
  • Post Award management of all Contracts
  • Develop and maintain required (management) reports and spend analysis and report value improvements.
  • Communicate and manage relationship with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for contract strategy & award
  • Participate in process and cost improvement activities. This includes participation or leading LEAN, Waste Elimination or Six Sigma projects and coaching the business organization with use of contracts.

Experience:

  • Experience in managing the “procure to pay” cycle of complex and diverse Commodities including: Engineering Services, Mechanical, Fabrication, Tank Maintenance, Marine Services, Inspection, Non Destructive Testing, Scaffolding, Insulation and Painting, Chemical Cleaning, Pigging.
  • Understanding and recognition of the sites Industrial relations Strategy,
  • Proven experience of Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE)
  • Experience of working within a National Agreement for Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI)
  • ERP Systems Knowledge, especially SAP
     

Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Oil & Gas

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27635-rp

Posted at: 05 July 2017

Expiration date: 05 October 2017

Role: The Rotating Equipment engineer will be responsible for providing technical assurance and support to Stanlow’s Production and Service Units. You will be required to: Deliver the required level of integrity, reliability and HSSE performance across all rotating equipment. Provide guidance and coaching across site on UK legislation, internal and external standards, industry best practice and quality practices and procedures. Drive learning through quality failure diagnosis and reporting. Support and / or lead major rotating equipment Turnaround activities from scope definition and justification through execution and commissioning with responsibility for safety, quality, finance and planning. Support to Project Teams in specifying and installing new equipment and modifying existing assets

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

Accountabilities:

  • Provide practical and timely technical assurance to the Production and Support Units on rotating equipment integrity issues. As part of the assurance process fulfil the role of Specialist Signatory e.g. Fitness for Purpose Assessments, Maintenance Concessions, Management of Change etc.
  • Manage / support the Stanlow rotating equipment PSSR programme for reciprocating compressors, working closely with the Production and Service Units, to ensure no PSSR integrity ‘overdue’ inspections. Fulfil the role of Inspector and Competent person, develop inspection scopes, provide support, compile inspection reports, approve and mentor technicians.
  • Deliver reliability improvement of rotating equipment through involvement in site processes (e.g. Root Cause Analysis studies of failures, Bad Actor process, RCM reviews etc.) and through coaching of site personnel e.g. technicians / operators.
  • Proactively support, and lead where appropriate, turnaround scope preparation, planning and execution for large rotating equipment overhauls. Execution will include supervising the client and 3rd party resource to deliver HSSE, cost and schedule within agreed targets.
  • Provide support on Stanlow projects with machine design, selection, specification for procurement, evaluation of vendor responses, factory acceptance testing and site commissioning, as appropriate.
  • Provide support in managing and developing site wide rotating equipment contracts, e.g. Condition Monitoring, Lubrication, Mechanical Seals, to drive cost effective reliability improvement whilst ensuring HSSE performance.
  • Act as a focal point for Rotating equipment standards including legislative requirements, internal and external standards and Industry best practices.  Interpret standards for Stanlow and then implement, communicate, share as necessary across Site.
  • Develop and revise site maintenance strategies and long term integrity and asset replacement plans for key Rotating Equipment.

Requirements:

  • Formal education: Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred with, or potential to work towards, Chartered Engineer status. Candidates from other backgrounds will be considered where their experience demonstrates the required technical skills and practical & theoretical knowledge to deliver the role and preferably Incorporated Engineer status.
  • A minimum of 10 / 15 years of rotating equipment in the petrochemical industry or with a relevant Original Equipment Manufacturer.
  • Good knowledge of the range of rotating equipment found on petrochemical plants and the processes and systems required to support them.
  • Good knowledge of rotating equipment standards and their practical application in the field to deliver integrity and reliability improvement.
  • Good understanding of maintenance, projects, and inspection activities, risk and reliability management and quality systems.
  • Demonstrable communication and influencing skills to enable effective interaction with all disciplines and levels of the organisation.

Rate: £40-45 Ltd per hour

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27639-sc

Posted at: 06 July 2017

Expiration date: 06 October 2017

Senior Structural Engineer (x 1) and Lead Structural Engineer (x1) Our client a multidisciplinary engineering design consultancy requires a Senior Structural Engineer and Lead Structural Engineer to work within the highly regulated Nuclear Industry. Both roles would be 40 hours per week and the more senior role would require Chartered Status MISTRUCTE or MICE and a Degree in Civil Engineering. The lessor role would require a degree in civil engineering and ideally working towards chartered status ideally but not essential.

Person Specification:

  • The Senior Structural Engineer is principally a hands-on design engineer based role with a degree of team leadership within discipline
  • Delivery of all discipline design and engineering to meet the requirements of the Concept Design Review & Preliminary Design Review.
  • Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, in liaison with client and project team.
  • Check standard design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team.
  • Actively contribute to design reviews, safety reviews (Risk Assessments and HAZOP’s).
  • Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works; design calculations; method statements; risk assessments; technical files & other technical documentation to comply with design standards; safety legislation/regulatory requirements & needs of the client.
  • Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design phases.
  • Compliance with safety and statutory regulations (e.g. CDM; CE etc).
  • Develop cost effective technical solutions.
  • Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position.
  • Design delivery in discipline specific area through conceptual; preliminary and detail design phases.
  • Knowledge of design standards and design based risk assessment would be an advantage.
  • The Lead Structural Engineer requires all of the above but would also be required to manage a small team of 4/5 Senior Structural Engineers and graduates. Taking responsibility for Managing the design process. Experience of leading teams within a project environment would be a distinct advantage. Management and technical delivery of medium sized design teams in the delivery of scheme / preliminary design packages. Management of sub-contractors providing niche services to the design.

Essential Experience : 

  • Degree Civil Engineering
  • MICE or MISTRUCTE
  • Expertise in the nuclear industry.

 


Rate: £277.77 Ltd per day

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27399-sc

Posted at: 31 May 2017

Expiration date: 31 August 2017

EICA Engineer – 41.25 hours per week Our client is seeking both a Senior EICA Engineer and an EICA Engineer. This role is for a skilled, focused and highly motivated Engineer to join the expanding M&E Team on various projects for a framework Key Client Account. Although primarily working for the Altrincham Office there will be occasional site based activities to support definition and the electrical scope of the projects.

Job Role:

  • As an experienced EICA Engineer working for an established EPC company you will combine your skills of EICA design in a variety of projects.
  • The role will be working closely with the Project Manager to ensure that all project activities are executed to meet the project requirements in a safe and cost effective manner.
  • You will lead the EICA design activities, within the agreed constraints of time, quality and cost, whilst maintaining the relationships with the client and an excellent Health Safety and Environmental performance. You will ensure customer satisfaction and quality is achieved at all times.
  • You will be a key part of the M&E team responsible to provide an efficient and good quality design and implementation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understand project scopes and balance client’s needs and expectations with project schedules and budgets
  • Provide EICA support to the Project Manager on medium and small projects, either disparate or grouped together under a technical programme of work,
  • Be proactive in supporting a good safety culture and ensuring all Health & Safety objectives are satisfied.
  • Ensure the EICA works are to the appropriate levels of quality and on time.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the company.
  • Have an input into Method Statements and Risk Assessments for all EICA site based activities.
  • Involved in holding regular design reviews on all on-going projects to ensure compliance to the specifications and standards set out in the project standards.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in water industry and preferably previous experience in the electrical and ICA elements in the design of water / wastewater treatment plants and water / wastewater networks.
  • You will hold a BSc or BEng in Electrical Engineering. Instrument, or Control and Automation related discipline.
  • A member (or working towards membership) of a relevant engineering institution i.e. IET.
  • EUSR Water Hygiene trained
  • Suitably relevant CSCS (ECS) card
  • Working on HAZOP’s would be an advantage.
  • An understanding of behavioural safety within a Mechanical, Electrical and/or Civil engineering environment

Person Specification:

  • Degree qualified in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Sound report writing skills with the ability to present information in clear English; editing text to fit standards, style and      format.
  • Previous experience carrying out detailed EICA design within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Good working knowledge of PLC/Scada and control systems.
  • Familiarity with process instrumentation.
  • Promotes a safety culture on site.
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

 


Rate: £600/wk

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27652ch

Posted at: 05 July 2017

Expiration date: 05 October 2017

We are working in partnership with a large Chemical Manufacturing company who are seeking a Process Operator to join them on a rolling ongoing contract basis. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years Chemical processing experience at Operator level.

Role & responsibilities
• Provide ‘in process’ analytical function to ensure product produced is always to the right quality and standard
• Carry out maintenance tasks, provides assistance to engineering and issues and controls.
• Compliance to General Risk Assessment and Permit to Work safe system of work requirements.
• Manage plant logistics and order and arrange for transport movements, and requisition of process raw materials and packaging and able to perform SAP tasks competently.
 

Person Specification
Essential:
• Minimum 5 years process operator experience.
Beneficial:
• Formal qualification in Process Operations


Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Water & Utilities

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27584-ch

Posted at: 29 June 2017

Expiration date: 29 September 2017

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 a Site Manager with water project experience, to join the team in their Greater Manchester Office. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the Construction Managers and Project Managers. To help support multiple water sector projects.

Typical Duties include:-

  • Managing multi-site projects.
  • Ensuring site personnel and sub-contractors.
  • Relationships with end clients.
  • Identify resources to assist in delivering projects.
  • Attending project process meetings.
  • Monitoring project status against plans and initiating corrective actions as required.
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers and agency supplied workers.
  • Checking installations are on time, to budget and of the correct quality level.
  • Provide project status reports.
  • Produce and review Risk Assessment and Method Statements for site based activities.

Ideally your skills will include:-

  • Have a technical background Site Managers Safety Training.
  • CSCS and SMSTS qualifications.
  • Demonstrable Site Management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of lifting procedures.
  • Able to manage 3rd party suppliers.
  • Promotes a Safety culture on site.
  • An appropriate health and safety regulations, e.g. CDM.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.
     

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