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Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/07/2011
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Job Title: Engineering Manager
Job Location: Aberdeen
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: ongoing
Residency: UKEU

The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
Maintain the Technical Integrity through application of the correct processes and procedures.
Manage the engineering resource, ensuring all responsibilities are dealt with accordingly and to maintain Technical Assurance of the Engineering process
Monitor Technical Assurance and HSE&Q of the Engineering deliverables in all areas of the Contract's activities and advise on potential improvements
Promote the Engineering Function internally and with the client.
Manage the Engineering and Design team on the Contract/Project ensuring all responsibilities are dealt with accordingly
Assurance of Technical Integrity in products delivered to client.
Shall manage the engineering function through full scope of requirements of the contract.
Shall address technical queries when required and supporting the close-out group.
Responsible for the development of design policies, strategies and support capability of the engineering and design processes.
Responsible for the continuous improvement of the engineering process.
Shall motivate and co-ordinate subordinate project personnel, assisting in the resolution of problem areas and maintaining a personal interest in achievements.
Shall maintain an overview of schedule performance and output quality, communicating any deviance identified in the integrity of the team's objectives.
Responsible for maintaining relations with the client in respect of engineering and design issues when required.
Shall support the innovation process and seek opportunities to improve the Client position in the market place.
Shall maintain constant dialogue with other sphere managers in order to preserve continuity and momentum of progress.
Shall attend regular Safety, Health and Environmental awareness training provided by the company which will help meet the relevant requirements.
Assist with performance appraisals and salary reviews for engineering and design staff assign to the contract.
Assist with the selection and recruitment of technically competent staff.
Co-ordinate Engineering input to proposals on the contract.
Maintain an awareness of relevant current technology, changes to UK and International Standards and Codes of Practice and changes to UK legislation as it affects offshore and onshore work. Ensure Engineers are made aware of these new developments
Ensure client procedures specific for the study are used.
Chair engineering meetings / deisgn reviews and ensure preparation of discipline engineering deliverables are in place.
Prepare CTR and method statements for study Tenders
Ensure technical quality of disciplines engineering is to the required level.
Ensure discipline deliverables are issued in accordance to the schedule
Computer literate in Microsoft Office Applications
Displays confidence in own abilities and is motivated to deliver
Ability to investigate and interpret data
Able to keep discipline and resolve conflict
Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances
Good communication skills
Must be self motivated and proactive in solving issues.
Must be very good communicator both in writing and verbally

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree qualification in relevant subject or minimum of HNC qualification with significant experience in Oil and Gas industry
Chartered Engineer with relevant recognised professional body
Significant experience in the engineering industry, of which some must have been with a major Oil and Gas Contractor in a supervisory position, such as Lead Engineer role
Some experience of managing a multidiscipline engineering team within a design office environment.
Considerable experience in the development and application of the necessary process to assure technical integrity
Must have experience of feasibility, concept and FEED studies
Must have a strong understanding of Process, controls and equipment engineering for the Oil and Gas Industry
Must be experienced in offshore modifications.
Experience of working in a multidiscipline engineering office
Capable of representing Client to business associates in a professional manner
Excellent interpersonal skills.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Rebecca McCarn at Fircroft on + 44 1224 216090
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