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  • Job reference: RMS0107365

Lead Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: St. Neots with some International Travel
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/05/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/05/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
We are looking for a number of Lead Systems Engineers with Oil & Gas project experience to work on a major Oil & Gas project. This will be based from our client's Cambridgeshire office with the for overseas assignments.

Key Responsibilities and duties:
- 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 client procedures and standards ensuring that common solutions and practices are implemented.
- To identify opportunities to improved standards and procedures to saves costs or time.

Competency Requirements:

- Confident and capable of leading a team of technical experts
- Capable of leading team to achieve successful project completion.
- Able to communicate at all levels within the team both verbally and in writing.
- Customer focused such that the customer’s technical requirements are met whilst optimising standardisation and complying with company practices and procedures.
- Positive and creative approach to problem solving.
- Commercially astute and capable of seizing opportunities.
- Innovative and results driven.
- Decisive, willing and able to render judgement and take action both personally and on behalf of the company.
- Culturally aware and demonstrates ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Good delegation skill.
- evelops and mentor skills in other team members whilst monitoring and managing their progress.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- 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.
- Fluent written & spoken English.
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