Lead Realisation Engineer

Reference
AE-SD-LRE-99
Closing date
21 Sep 2018
Hours
40 hours per week
Contract type
Full-time
Location
Hatfield (Head Office)
Description

Lead Realisation Engineer

Our innovative and award winning Automation Engineering department are growing at a rapid rate and we need someone with both technical nous and engineering project management knowledge, if you have a strategic mind-set and can communicate well under a growing programme then please apply.

What are you looking for?

The lead realisation engineer takes automation engineering project management accountability to make a new CFC a reality. They are accountable for the delivery of all central automation aspects (TDI, MSC, and Product Engineering & Engineering Planning). They are the central conduit for all automation engineering aspects of a new CFC. This is delivered by using matrix resources from automation engineering teams and working with colleagues in other departments. The implementation (fit out of Automation) wherever the new CFC be in the world, is covered by our colleagues in Engineering Implementation, with the realisation engineer remaining with the project to ensure full support until ‘go-live’. This is not a role for a project manager, this requires an engineer that can project manager who understands and get hands on with automation engineering detail.

As a lead, you provide both technical and people leadership / management for the CFC you personally work on and those delivered by realisation engineers in your team. Setting example, coordination of work ensuring we have global consistency, in our processes, and deliverables in an efficient and scalable manner.

What will I be doing?

  • Be the link and liaison between teams based at different locations and time zones
  • Communication & reporting across teams and to project stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management
  • Ensuring programmes stay on plan especially during technical design and manufacturing phases.
  • Ensure projects stay on budget and meet engineering specification
  • Responsible for many commercial aspects of the project; including formulation of the capital budget; negotiation on costs; contractual arrangements, management of variations, working closely with procurement, finance and admin colleagues
  • Risk identification and mitigation, anticipating engineering challenges
  • Support Automation Engineering Implementation
  • Take ownership of engineering problems, seeing them through to resolution
  • Work to and follow all CDM guidance or international equivalent, both external (CDM Regulations 2015 and associated ACOPs) and internal (CDM15, HS&E policy and associated Arrangement Policies). To seek guidance from the HS&E team where there is uncertainty.
  • Workflow management of cross functional teams
  • Working with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmes
  • Work closely with product engineers who provide product technical detail and support to projects

As a lead

  • Accountable for deliverables of your team
  • Effectively manage and coordinate realisation engineers
  • Develop the individuals in the team
  • Ensure resiliency within team

Establishing, maintaining and championing both engineering and project best practice and standards

What do you want me to bring to the party?

  • Be the link and liaison between teams based at different locations and time zones
  • Communication & reporting across teams and to project stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management
  • Ensuring programmes stay on plan especially during technical design and manufacturing phases.
  • Ensure projects stay on budget and meet engineering specification
  • Responsible for many commercial aspects of the project; including formulation of the capital budget; negotiation on costs; contractual arrangements, management of variations, working closely with procurement, finance and admin colleagues
  • Risk identification and mitigation, anticipating engineering challenges
  • Support Automation Engineering Implementation
  • Take ownership of engineering problems, seeing them through to resolution
  • Work to and follow all CDM guidance or international equivalent, both external (CDM Regulations 2015 and associated ACOPs) and internal (CDM15, HS&E policy and associated Arrangement Policies). To seek guidance from the HS&E team where there is uncertainty.
  • Workflow management of cross functional teams
  • Working with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmes
  • Work closely with product engineers who provide product technical detail and support to projects

As a lead

  • Accountable for deliverables of your team
  • Effectively manage and coordinate realisation engineers
  • Develop the individuals in the team
  • Ensure resiliency within team

Establishing, maintaining and championing both engineering and project best practice and standards                   

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Tell me again about your amazing benefits

  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical insurance
  • 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 with 3 years’ service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Shares
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as you earn scheme
  • Discounted shopping on Ocado.com, Smart Pass and destination site

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

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