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  • Job reference: RMS0187173

Cost Controller

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/11/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/12/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
To support the implementation of a newly won contract, our client is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced individual on a fixed term contract basis to support their refinery's three operational business teams. The purpose of the role is to ensuring the smooth transition to the new arrangements and the achievement of challenging performance and cost objectives during this period.

The Cost Controller responsibilities will include the following activities:
* Validating cost estimates including the application of measured schedules of rates, prepared by the contractor during the planning phase.
* Carrying out field validation checks of the measurement of work and monitoring of assignment of labour resources across a range of disciplines including mechanical, piping, rotating equipment, electrical and instrumentation.
* Interrogating the computerised maintenance management system (SAP) to extract information on the planning, costing and progression of works.
* Identifying areas of non-compliance in the maintenance workflow and providing the required feedback and coaching to both client and contractor employees involved in the workflow.
* Collating and validating data used in contract key performance indicators.
* Contributing to regular Implementation Team progress reviews.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate may come from a range of backgrounds, including maintenance or construction supervision, estimating, cost management, quantity surveying or contract engineering.
Skills and personal qualities should include:
* Technical background with familiarity of trade activities in a high hazard, heavy industry environment.
* IT literate with experience in SAP or similar systems and skills required to interrogate work orders and extract data for further analysis.
* Practical cost awareness with working understanding of contracts.
* Communication and interpersonal skills required to influence and coach at all levels on both the client and contractor sides, whilst maintaining a collaborative approach to solving issues.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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