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  • Job reference: RMS0097311

Lead Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: St. Neots
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/09/2011
  • Time left:
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
• To lead a team of up to 20 engineers in the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of the integrated control systems.
• To ensure that the engineered solution is compliant with company practices and procedures.
• To identify scope changes to the project manager and to assist in detailing the impact of such changes in terms of cost and schedule.
• To interface technically with the client to optimise the system design.
• To co-ordinate the resolution of technical queries.
• To manage the engineering resources required and assigned work to the team members such that the project is completed timely and cost effectively.
• To develop engineering estimates against specifications for bids received from potential clients.
• To assist with technical sales presentations, bid estimation & clarifications.
• To mentor team members in ABB procedures and standards ensuring that common solutions and practices are implemented.
• To identify opportunities to improved standards and procedures to saves costs or time.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline.
• Full driving licence
• Proven experience in the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of integrated control systems in the oil and gas or pharmaceutical industries.
• Experienced at working on both national and international projects.
• Experienced at reporting into planning systems such as Microsoft project and primavera.
• Experienced at leading a team of engineers.
• Familiar with current national and international engineering standards.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Chartered Engineer would be desirable.
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