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Powertrain Facilities Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/10/2014
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
The Facilities Engineer is responsible for developing, agreeing and delivering detailed facility requirements as allocated to them by The Facilities Functional Manager. This includes project managing internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure involvement and delivery of the concept, specification, procurement, design, manufacture, installation, integration, training, handover and sign-off of projects both on & off site as appropriate. The Facilities Engineer must deliver to the agreed Quality, Cost and Delivery targets whilst ensuring legal compliance.



- Development and implementation of facilities, equipment, technologies, in line with the required timing and levels of approved investment
- Apply Practical Problem Solving and Control techniques to pro-actively deliver solutions, mitigate risk and solve issues
- Ensure continual updating of technical knowledge. E.g. Liaison with Group Colleagues, Benchmarking, Training etc.
- Ensure facilities comply with all Legal Statutes e.g. - Health and Safety at Work Act, Construction, Design & Management Regulations, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order etc.


- Delivery of projects within agreed budget targets
- Management of project cost risks
- Obtaining authorisation for Capital Expenditure Investment


- Concurrence of responses to Business requirements, e.g. TCD and AEKO, etc.
- Generation of deliverable milestones & monitoring detailed Project plans
- Work in close conjunction with other areas of production planning (launch and process & feasibility) to ensure a consolidated approach and the continuous development of effective and efficient ways of working

Project Management

- Delivery of all projects in accordance with Business requirements (Quality, Cost and Timing) and alignment with PEP
- Pro-active avoidance or containment of Project risks
- Ensure business compliance to relevant Health, Safety and Environmental Legal statutes


- Supporting of team initiatives and activities in relation to colleague engagement
- Monitoring and Management of on-site contractors

Health and Safety

- Responsible for ensuring that the Function operates in accordance with site policies and procedures in respect of Health and Safety, in order to ensure the safety of Colleagues and visitors.
- In addition this role specifically holds accountability for certain aspects of Legislative Compliance and Health and Safety Performance, e.g. Management of Health and Safety Regulation, CDM regulations, PUWER regulations.


Demonstrable experience in the following:

- Facilities Project Delivery role
- Business Financial management and acumen
- Effective cross functional communication
- Project Management
- Risk Mitigation & Containment
- Health and Safety Legislation
- Problem solving
- Automotive or similar industries
- Preferred ONC/HNC/HND in Engineering discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience
- SMSTS Site Management Certificate
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