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  • Job reference: RMS0190684

Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/02/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/03/18)
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The Role:
Main Goals & Objectives:
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.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Technical
a. Development and implementation of facilities, equipment, technologies, in line with the required timing and levels of approved investment
b. Apply Practical Problem Solving and Control techniques to pro-actively deliver solutions, mitigate risk and solve issues
c. Ensure continual updating of technical knowledge. E.g. Liaison with Group Colleagues, Benchmarking, Training etc.
d. Ensure facilities comply with 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.

2. Financial
a. Delivery of projects within agreed budget targets
b. Management of project cost risks
c. Obtaining authorisation for Capital Expenditure Investment

3. Planning
a. Concurrence of responses to Business requirements, e.g. TCD and AEKO, etc. Working with other areas.
b. Generation of deliverable milestones & monitoring detailed Project plans
c. Work in close conjunction with other areas of production planning (launch and process & feasibility) to ensure a consolidated approach and the continuous development of effective and efficient ways of working

4. Project Management
a. Delivery of all projects in accordance with Business requirements (Quality, Cost and Timing) and alignment with PEP
b. Pro-active avoidance or containment of Project risks
c. Ensure business compliance to relevant Health, Safety and Environmental Legal statutes

5. People
a. Supporting of team initiatives and activities in relation to Stimmungsbarometer and colleague engagement

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
b. Business Financial management and acumen
c. Effective cross functional communication
d. Project Management
e. Risk Mitigation & Containment
f. Health and Safety Legislation

Practical & Technical Knowledge:
Knowledge of Automotive Engineering including, sequence of vehicle build, Paint technology, Body Assembly, Wood and trim technologies
Civil Engineering, including building construction methods, services, planning permission process etc
Mechanical Engineering, including steelwork construction, machine design, pressure systems, etc
Electrical Engineering, including power transmission, High and Low voltage distribution systems.

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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