Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0134033

Contracts Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
• To ensure all contracts are completed successfully to agreed time/ cost/ scope targets to satisfaction.
• Support sales, tendering and management in commercial matters.
• Reviewing and negotiating customer terms and conditions where appropriate.
• Ensure full & accurate handover of all contracts between tendering, engineering and contracts departments in regard but not limited to; commercial, financial, technical matters.
• Ensure compliance with group directives, local legislation and work instructions (e.g. risk review process, sensitive countries / industries / contractual terms).
• Successfully mediate and resolve disputes between company and their customers or suppliers.
• Track margin and cash flow through the course of the contract to ensure cash flow is positive and margin does not erode and report any instances where this occurs.
• Ensure revenue targets are met, and margin is enhanced wherever possible but not at the expense of long term customer and supplier relationships.
• Keep accurate and detailed files (paper and electronic) for each contract including H&S documentation, Quality documentation, change orders and compensation event logs etc.
• Travel to customer and supplier sites to carry out site inspections, oversee site work and attend factory witness tests both in the UK and aboard when required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven track record of running successful projects in the electrical / construction industry
Attention to detail.
• Ability to work under pressure and take the initiative.
• Confidence to make decisions and take responsibility for projects.
• Commercial knowledge i.e. Contract law, terms and conditions etc.
• Understanding of project finance, cash flows etc.
• Management of remote/site work teams.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Project management qualifications – e.g. PMI or Prince
• Higher level engineering qualification (e.g. ONC, HNC, HND or degree); preferably electrical.
• Basic working knowledge of variable speed drives, transformers, motors, switchgear and associated equipment.
• Proven record in dispute resolution
• Supply chain management experience/qualifications
Similar jobs
Operations Manager Location Staffordshire Duration permanent The Role: As Operations Manager, you will act as the...
Yasmine Al-Noah
Panel Wirer Location St. Neots, Cambridgeshire Duration 6 months The Role: Our client is seeking an experienced Panel Wirer...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use fircroft.com
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.