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  • Job reference: RMS0103261

Weight Control Engineer / Weight Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: South Korea
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/11/2011
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The Role:
Our Client's project involves the development of a Floating Production Storage Offloading vessel (FPSO)

The weight and stability of the FPSO are major considerations and with 30% of the detailed design complete, the weight requires careful monitoring, proactive reporting and challenge.

Job Purpose:
The Weight Engineer's job is to get the facts on the table to let key decisions be made and ensure no surprises related to weight from all our contractors, suppliers and fabricators.

Job Dimensions
The role will be based in Korea with frequent travel to Singapore and occasional travel to Monaco.

The key aspects of the job are:

• Review and agree weight estimation and measurement procedures with the shipyard, and suppliers
• Proactively manage the company provided suppliers, gas turbines, HP Compression, Water Injection etc.
• Agree weight and KG targets with each supplier, net / P50 / gross / NTE
• Review Contractor's periodic weight reports, interrogate the detail to find missing or double-counted items, quantify and clarify margins and allowances
• Produce a regular project weight summary report, identifying trends and changes, with recommendations to management of where action may be needed.
• Carry-out regular audits of the Contractor's and suppliers weight management processes
• Attend and monitor Contractor and supplier weighing activities during fabrication and integration

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Be thorough, diligent and able to manage large volumes of detailed information and convey this to management
• Good general piping / mechanical background to have a feel for where weight estimates may be suspect
• Be demonstrably experienced in weight engineering and management.
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