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Job Ref:  204598029
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  West Midlands
Post Code:  WV14
Salary:  £65000/annum
24/10/2016 10:11
Engineering Manager

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Global Engineering Manager you will lead a team of 10 to 15 engineers and designers to ensure that the mechanical design and layout aspects of a project are fit for purpose at as low a cost as practicable, using IT tools to their full extend. As engineering leader you will collaborate with the other offices engineering team in different countries to share the workload. You will support project managers in the delivery of the projects

Key Areas of Responsibilities
Manage mechanical engineering team using an approach per work packages and deliverable
Support engineering of standard components to facilitate fabrication and reduce engineering workload and production time
Encourage best practice in engineering and CAD, using tools and software to their full extend
Use IT tools and review work process to reduce documentation time and effort
Track productivity
Encourage innovation and free as much time as possible for engineer to work on innovation projects
Mechanical Design & Engineering Input to P&ID development
Mechanical Design & Engineering Input to Pressure Vessels details & calculations
Specification of bought out items such as pumps and valves
Completion of hydraulic calculations for process systems
Control of tag numbers and equipment nomenclature.
Design of process unit internals and special features including continued development of company standards
Design of structural steel and civil requirements including basic calculations
Detailed layout design including all interfaces (terminal points), Pipework routing, electrical containment routing etc.
Control of Mechanical Engineering budgets and deliverables
Control of sub-contract stress analyses and other specialist design tasks.
Ensure compatibility of selected materials against process fluid / chemicals
Approve all drawings ensuring they meet project requirements and company design practices
Liaison with customers and sub contractors including overseas meetings
Liaison with skid assembly and site installation
Provide direction coordination and support to the engineering team. Coaching & mentoring engineers and hold each one accountable for their activity and performance
Perform reviews (technical, schedule and financial) and audit. Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Develop a training strategy to maintain or increase expertise and skills within the function
Travel as required to project sites and meet with clients during the lifecycle of the project
Provides technical assistance (including training) to Sales and Product Support
Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures and promotes a health and safety culture


Engineering degree - Mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil or industrial
Master's degree in an engineering discipline or an MBA would be an asset
10 years' experience as a Design Engineer in engineering industry

Key Experiences and Qualifications

Experience in innovation
Ability to speak a second language (French, German) would be an asset.
Knowledge of European and international standards 10 years of relevant work experience, preferably gained within the clean water industry
Strong leadership skills
Strong commercial and financial acumen
Prepared to travel (including internationally)
Strong operational and project management skills
Solid understanding of engineering technical issues/needs, financial, sales, and marketing as related to product design and development
Ability to read, analyse, and interpret complex industry related documents
Ability and willingness to be 'hands on' in driving the department
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