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Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/04/2017
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
The Facilities Engineer is responsible for developing, agreeing and delivering detailed facility requirements as allocated to them by The Facilities Functional Manager. This includes project managing internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure involvement and delivery of the concept, specification, procurement, design, manufacture, installation, integration, training, handover and sign-off of projects both on & off site as appropriate. The Facilities Engineer must deliver to the agreed Quality, Cost and Delivery targets whilst ensuring legal compliance.

a.Deliver Facilities / Projects in line with agreed Product/Project plans.
b.Development and implementation of facilities, equipment, technologies, in line with the required timing
c.Apply Practical Problem Solving and Control techniques to pro-actively deliver solutions, mitigate risk and solve issues
d.Ensure continual updating of technical knowledge. e.g. Liaison with Group Colleagues, Benchmarking, Training etc..
e.Ensure facilities comply to all Legal Statutes e.g.- Health and Safety at Work Act, Construction, Design & Management Regs, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order etc..

a.Delivery of projects within agreed budget targets
b.Management of project cost risks

3.Project Management
a.Delivery of all projects in accordance with Business requirements.
b.Pro-active avoidance or containment of Project risks
c.Manage resources to ensure Quality, Cost and Delivery objectives

a.Generation of deliverable milestones & monitoring detailed Project plans

Undertakes the legal roles and responsibilities of the 'Client' under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM) for projects where the client is the principle contractor.
Undertakes the legal roles and responsibilities of the 'Principle contractor'
under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM) for projects where the client is the principle contractor.
Monitoring and Management of on-site contractors to ensure both safe working and adherence to the clients Standards (varies by job but typically 5-15 persons on site at any one time)

Responsible for ensuring that the Function operates in accordance with all Legal Statutes, site policies and procedures in respect of Health and Safety, in order to ensure the Health, Safety and Welfare of Colleagues and visitors.
In addition this role specifically holds accountability for certain aspects of the Sites Legislative Compliance, and Health and Safety Performance, e.g. Management of Health and Safety Regulation, CDM regulations, PUWER regulations

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills & Experience:
Demonstrable experience in
a.Facilities Project Delivery role inc planning and delivery
b.Business Financial management and acumen
c.Effective cross functional communication
d.Project Management
e.Risk Mitigation & Containment
f.Health and Safety Legislation

Preferred Degree in Engineering discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience & HNC / HND
Preferred membership of Professional Engineering Institute
SMSTS Site Management Certificate

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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