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  • Job reference: RMS0174571

Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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    (03/02/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
Main purpose of the role:

Operational management of engineering activities across a broad multi-disciplined team to achieve strategic business objectives

Position of the Engineering Manager within the organisation:

Reports to the Head of Engineering and responsible for an Engineering Team which is growing and is multi-disciplined

You will have technical authority, be in charge of key decision making and have budget control

Key responsibilities…

Design Quality
Design/departmental costs and efficiency through project delivery
Strategic development of resources and recruitment
Management of staff utilisation
Client relations
Accountability for Engineering output against quality, cost , budget and programme
Resource management for the department in coordination with each discipline Engineering Design Manager
Regular department reporting as necessary to the Head of Engineering
Development & progression of team members in line with career pathing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
First degree - Masters or equivalent in a technical/engineering or related discipline
Chartered status
Demonstrably proactive, self-driven and assertive
High levels of influence and strong leadership capability
External Client Management
Experience of CE Marking of equipment would be an advantage
Systematic, methodical and quality driven
An ability to work to tight deadlines
Be a strong team player and leader
Capable of reviewing design quality
Experienced in budget management for design and project delivery
Can strategically manage resource
Able to ensure resource utilisation
Capable of operating on a senior level both internally and with clients
Have a full UK driver's licence

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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