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4 days ago
Inverness, Highlands, IV1 1SN
Base Location: Inverness Salary: £32,700 - £49,100 depending on skills and experience Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week | Flexible Working options available About the Department Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain. What is the Role? The Planning Engineer will undertake the planning of a portfolio of projects within Transmission which includes both producing and managing programmes. You will implement technical expertise of the full project lifecycle where you will integrate your understanding of emerging industry methodologies to successfully manage the cross-discipline relationships within the project controls functions. You will create, implement, and execute a top-down approach in respect of the strategy plans and schedules that support the project work processes, milestones and deadlines. As a strong communicator, you will liaise with project teams, contractors, site management and commercial teams throughout the project lifecycle to effectively report on project progress, risks and contingency plans. This role involves implementation and monitoring earned value systems that accurately measure progress and performance. You will provide reporting and feedback to project and business group management which are appropriate to the project needs and the client requirements. You will have practical field experience with planning & scheduling knowledge to identify challenges to the project schedule and suggest mitigation plans. What do I need? To be considered for the role, you will have a Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, project management, or related technical field or National Level NVQ5 or equivalent working knowledge. Experience planning on large scale, complex projects throughout the project lifecycle and ideally trained in NEC3 Contract management with focus on planning requirements is highly desirable. Working knowledge of the Transmission business with focus on understanding the regulatory requirements to conform to Ofgem restrictions is required. You should have demonstrable understanding of SSE's business areas, the Energy industry, gained from experience as well as through social/professional networking is preferred. Previous experience of implementing and effectively using company-standard planning & scheduling systems and project or program-specific planning & scheduling systems (Primavera P6) is essential to the role. An active membership in at least one professional body or association demonstrating continual professional development is desirable.You will also be proficient with spreadsheets and word processing software. Our Benefits We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer. Next Steps All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. Internal candidates - as a courtesy, please inform your manager prior to submitting an application for this role.Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE. About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Orkney Islands Council
5 days ago
Kirkwall, KW15 1NY
Advert DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTUREInfrastructure and Strategic Projects - Engineering Services Lead Engineer (Harbours and Structures) 35 hours per weekPermanent£41,598 - £44,007 (including Distant Islands Allowance) Orkney provides a beautiful setting in which to live and work and a wonderful opportunity to combine a fulfilling and challenging career with the best that the islands can offer in terms of lifestyle. Our vibrant and forward-thinking community is regularly voted the happiest and the best place to live in the UK. Our quality of life is second to none. With a rising population, excellent local services and a multitude of opportunities and facilities to cater for whatever your interests outside of work may be. We are looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer with marine and structural experience to lead a small team working on projects which may include harbours works, coastal flood risk protection, surface water management, low carbon initiatives and structural assessments. You will report to the Engineering Services Manager. The Council has recently published a Harbours Master plan which includes major pier projects. You will be involved in the project management, design and construction of these projects. You will also provide services for the maintenance of existing harbours civil infrastructure including linkspan and walkway assets across 29 ports and piers. There may also be the opportunity to be involved in the construction of wind farm and marine energy infrastructure. Whilst the position is demanding, it is also extremely rewarding through its focus on delivering lifeline infrastructure as well as constructing and maintaining assets which can be exposed to some of the harshest weather in the country. Whilst the Council is the smallest in the United Kingdom, its roles and responsibilities and the range of its infrastructure is broad, hence the engineering team draws enormous satisfaction from the diversity and intensity of its work. You should have a degree in Civil Engineering and/or Structural Engineering, have Chartered Engineer status and membership of a relevant professional institution e.g. MICE or MIStructE. This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance. Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting David Custer, Engineering Services Manager, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 873535. Closing Date: Sunday 26 July 2020. Please note that interview and resettlement expenses will be paid for this post. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.
6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
1. IntroductionWe are currently looking for an experienced ‘Design and development engineer (Composites)' to join us in our site at Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.2. Important15 year’s Aerospace Industry experience mandatory·Mechanical Design – Airframe, Sheet Metal, Composites and mechanical system product development, qualification and IntegrationAerospace Industry Composite Design experience is mandatoryExpertise in product design and review/approval, Defining customer requirement, Knowledge of MIL-STD, FAR, JAR, ANSI, Y14.5M GD&TPredominately flight control actuation System (Hydro-Electro-mechanical/servo control actuator) unit/system development and qualification (RTCA-DO 160, MIL-STD 810, RTCA-DO 254, ARP2754)Essential knowledge in DOORS requirements management.Expertise in hydraulic and mechanical test rigs systems, closed loop systemEssential Software tool knowledge CATIA V5, Unigraphics NX, AutoCAD and PDM/PLM tools Teamcenter engineering, i-ManExpertise in NI instrumentation, Software, Data acquisition system and MS officeKnowledge of VE/VA on product function/cost optimization3. The JobKey Responsibilities· Responsibility for the design and detail modelling of a variety of aerospace components· Produce designs to meet specified cost/weight targets· Design Engineers will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers.· Participate in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process· Generate test rig specifications derived from the system specification, test equipment specification and interface with the suppliers· Responsible for selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element· Generate/authorise qualification/development test procedure to meet top level customer specific requirements and in accordance with international standards· Define test setup and conduct test as per qualification procedure· Conduct Pre/post-test activities and inspection· Analysis of test results ensuring the test units comply with the required International Standards· Record keeping and development of test reports· Problem solving and Excellent communication skills· Solid planning and organisation skills· Ability to deliver to demanding deadlines· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships within and across departments· Ability to work under pressure with little supervision4. Preferred Knowledge & Qualifications· Minimum HNC in a Mechanical Engineering related field· Proven track record in Design and Development Engineering - ideally within Aerospace
Eloi Consulting Ltd
6 days ago
Job Description: - Product Development / Design Engineer Design concepts, conduct a feasibility study (DFA &DFM) and generate BOM Manage existing client projects through Business analysis and coordination with all the stakeholders. Check Manufacturability of the developed products and release the drawings with BOM for production. Co-ordinate with all the functional groups of the client's business to gather and understand RFQ’s. Design documentations for PLM customization requirements. Support all Business functions in RFQ study, Feasibility study, Design of Execution process, proposal validation and Engineering change management Gather Customer feedbacks/complaints and report to appropriate cross-functional teams as per process. Co-ordinate with suitable vendors / suppliers to source the right components for product assemblies and sub-assemblies with on-time delivery to the customers – which include plastics & Sheet metal components. Skills required 15+ years of work experience in Automotive / Aerospace / Industrial / Consumer / Medical industries Experience working in CAD Tools such as CATIA, AUTOCAD, Solidworks & Siemens NX Should have worked on various types of Technical & Design documentations. Should have knowledge and exposure to Engineering change management. Excellent experience in sourcing/vendor development for plastics and Sheet metal components. Exposure to Value Engineering and Analysis is an added advantage.Closing Date:2nd August 2020Job Type: Full-timeSalary: £36,000.00 to £40,000.00 /year
University Of Southampton
6 days ago
Clean Room Lithography EngineerZepler Institute for Photonics and NanoelectronicsLocation: Highfield CampusSalary: £30,942 to £35,845 Full Time PermanentClosing Date: Monday 20 July 2020Reference: 1275520PNYou will join the processing team within the world class Nanofabrication cleanroom of the Zepler Institute, Southampton University. The post will support the users of the Nanofabrication Cleanroom’s 200mm contact lithography, wafer bonding and wafer backend processing capabilities. Alongside tool operation and process development this role will provide access to our user community via training and ongoing process support.The ZI cleanrooms are a £100+m highly specialised grouping of facilities that fabricate a wide range of photonic and electronic devices at the cutting edge of the state of research. Device fabrication is performed by process engineers, technicians and the academic research community. The Institute’s cleanrooms also undertake significant commercial consulting and processing activities for client organisations throughout the world.You will have demonstrable experience of thin film lithographic processing and be willing to work in a highly customer facing role. In addition, you will have skill level equivalent to achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4 or basic professional qualification in engineering / physics / chemistry and have experience of working in a cleanroom environmentIf you want to find out more about this role, please contact Dr Owain Clark (email@example.com).Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the Zepler Institute. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position. We value diversity and inclusion at the University and aspire for our staff population to be broadly representative of our community. In recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science we were awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze. We gives full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy*, onsite childcare facilities The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward. Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities. This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.*subject to qualifying criteria.Application Procedure:You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1275520PN on all correspondence. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.
6 days ago
Perth, Perth & Kinross, IV1 1SN
Base Location: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness or Perth Salary: £38,600 - £58,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available About the Department Transmission operates under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc, responsible for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland. We own and maintain the 132kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network in our licence area. Our network comprises of underground cables, overhead wooden poles, steel towers and electricity substations, and it extends over a quarter of the UK land mass across some of its most challenging terrain. What is the Role? Due to strong business growth plans in Transmission, we are looking for a Technical Authority Manager who will manage the approval status of all plant and equipment for Projects, Operations and Asset Management. The key aim is to ensure that all technology, plant and equipment used on the network is assessed to ensure it is robust and fit for purpose. As Technical Authority Manager, you will; - Work with all key Stakeholders internally and externally to manage the Technical Authority status of all technology, plant and equipment installed or proposed to be installed on the SHE Transmission network. - Manage the assessment of all proposed technology, plant and equipment, organising and co-ordinating technical input from Subject Matter Experts, external consultants and suppliers as required. - Work with project teams to identify Technical Authority assessment requirements for projects and manage the programme for assessment to meet the project timescales. What do I need? The ideal candidate for this role will have; - A degree in a relevant engineering discipline, ideally electrical or mechanical engineering. - Strong organisation and project management skills, ideally including a PRINCE 2 or AMP Project Management qualification. - Ability to plan, programme, prioritise and manage multiple test and assurance workstreams undertaken by consultants and suppliers to achieve demanding targets and deadlines. - Proficient in O365 particularly Excel, SharePoint and MS Project - experience of using databases and project management software tools would also be beneficial. - Ability to communicate effectively and to prepare clear and concise reports, including conclusions and clear recommendations. - Strong interpersonal skills as the role interacts across broad areas of the business and at multiple levels. - An understanding of British and European Standards related to transmission equipment and testing methods would be beneficial. If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining. Our Benefits We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer. Next Steps All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch. We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'. SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
6 days ago
Perth, Perth & Kinross, PH1 3AQ
Location: PerthSalary: £41,307 - £54,556 depending on skills and experienceWorking Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week About the Department SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy. SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services. Our Role SSE is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK and a successful player in the UK energy supply business with around 10 million customers across our various brands. SSE Enterprise Telecoms operate a 10,300km UK-wide telecoms network, providing services to other telecoms providers, companies and public-sector organisations. The successful candidates will be responsible for the integration and maintenance of the various Transmission platforms, as well liaising with vendors, and suppliers. You will be responsible for the delivery of network performance against committed service levels, and will perform 'post mortem reviews, identifying root cause, corrective actions and creating service improvement. You'll also ensure resolution of all network pervasive issues and all Tier 3 engineering faults. You'll also be responsible for the management of third-party delivery against SLA and will initiate service reviews with Telecoms partners to review and fix performance, technical issues, process improvements, project interaction etc. You'll check final approvals of all operational changes before handover to the NOC and will ensure a cohesive approach within the Engineering team. Your Skills and Experience To carry out the role successfully the candidates will ideally possess extensive knowledge and experience of the following: Siae Microwave Radio, DNWP Connection Master, and Nokia PDH platforms, as well Teleprotection circuits, Wood & Douglas Radio, TSAT, and SCADA. The candidates would have good telecommunications knowledge, including fibre optics, PDH, SDH and Ethernet. They will demonstrate a positive and flexible approach in the workplace. To carry out the role successfully, the candidates will possess strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities. A keen attention to detail is also required. Our Benefits We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer. Next Steps All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date. This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check. About SSE We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra "if its not safe, we don't do it". SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. #LI-LD1
6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 1RQ
JOB TITLE: Project Manager LOCATION: WolverhamptonRATE/SALARY/BENEFITS: Neg DOEMy client is looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to deliver various projects in the nuclear sector. YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:- NEC3 contracts experience - Mechanical engineering- Nuclear background- QC1 Grading knowledge and experience - Successful track record delivering projects IDEALLY YOU ALSO HAVE: - SC clearanceCOMPANY INFORMATION: Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names. Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.
9 days ago
We are currently seeking a Head of Engineering to join Cennox UK to be based at our Head Office in Camberley.Cennox is a progressive and ambitious B2B Company, providing numerous services to the Banking & Financial Industry, primarily focusing on ATM Machines Installation & Maintenance, ATM Security, Signage and Branch Transformation. Our organisation is heavily represented in the United Kingdom & United States, as well as with customers around the world.This role will proactively define and lead the production functions to enable the achievement of our operational performance targets and deliver customer satisfaction. A collaborative approach with both internal and external stakeholders is required along with having a ‘can do’ attitude and be able to work within the timescales set through the SLA's. This role is perfect for someone who has significant experience within the ATM, Engineering or Mechanical industry along with managing and leading teams to success.The Role!Reporting into the UK Parts Director you will be responsible for our engineering and compliance strategy to ensure the smooth operation of day-to-day activities. The Head of Engineering will effectively manage the planning and monitoring of work schedules, cost analysis and internal controls. You will provide expert guidance and support to the engineering team to ensure positive relationships and development within the department. Some of the duties include:Co-ordinate local engineering activities and support to ensure parts and machine production targets are achieved and customer/internal SLA’s are always maintained.Create and implement well defined processes to ensure repairs and refurbishments are managed effectively to drive engineering efficiency and product up-time.Develop a skilled and proactive engineering team to meet the technological advancement of our business.Work closely with the operations team to ensure asset effectiveness and a continual drive for improvements.Control and manage local areas of engineering revenue spend to budget and take appropriate actions to deliver a cost-effective function.Ensure management of returns and defective parts/machines. Provide analysis and corrective actions reports and implement improvements.Manage product training and reference documentation processes.Managing staff functions such as hiring, performance management, reward, communication, morale, disciplinary and dismissals when required.Maintain industry audit documentation, processes and carry out compliance visits to ensure contract success.Involvement in project planning to understand requirements and implement internal support and systemsWork closely with other heads of departments to ensure smooth delivery, create improvements, and implement efficienciesKeep up to date on industry and technological developmentsAbout You!Ideally, you will have experience and knowledge within the ATM industry however this is not essential.You will be an experienced people manager leading medium to large teams which is essential to the role including performance management, new starters, and ongoing staff development.Process driven, able to meet SLA’s and targets set by the business with a high degree of technical knowledge with an emphasis on banking automation or mechanical background.A keen understanding and passion for engineering flow, efficiency planning and successful delivery.A desire for delivering quality products and servicesPromote high standards in line with company objective and client specificationsHighly professional and reliable attitude with the ability to work well within a team as well as working independently.Full UK driving licence.Please be all successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment screening process inclusive but not limited to; criminal record check, employment/education referencing etc.You will also show our organisational behaviours, which are:1. Make it happen – taking personal responsibility and being flexible to get things done2. Respect – listening and promoting a positive image of Cennox3. Business sense – understanding what is best for the business and making sound decisions
10 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 Basic based on experience plus £5,000 Bonus OTEAbout us:There has never been a more exciting time to become part of the iomart family, is it time for you to join us?Currently in our 22nd year, the iomart Group continues to go from strength to strength. Within the last 12 months we have reached record numbers in both revenue and headcount, achieving annual revenue of £100 million for the first time since our conception and growing our team to over 400 employees. But we’re not finished yet. Over the next five years we have ambitious plans to double the size of our business, increasing our annual revenue to £200 million, and we need the best talent the industry has to offer to help us achieve this.About the Solutions Engineer Role:The successful candidate will work within the Technical Account Management Team to provide technical support and solutions to help maximise sales opportunities. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of selective clients alongside the Account Managers and ensuring team revenue targets are achieved. You will be engaging at a technical level internally and externally, with differing levels of technical understanding, so your excellent communication skills will be put to good use on a daily basis. The ideal candidate for the Solutions Engineer role will have/be:• A strong technical background• Experience operationally of Windows and Linux server operating systems, SAN and storage, virtualisation and networking technologies running business critical services• Understanding of Storage Technologies across a wide range of applications• Clear on the features and benefits of Virtualisation• An understanding of the principles behind creating and maintaining secure, resilient platforms to host business critical system• Experience and knowledge of Azure and AWSWhat we can offer you:• Exposure and access to cutting-edge technology as well as the opportunity to work alongside like-minded technical enthusiasts• Flexible Benefits scheme allowing you to select the benefits that suit your needs• Supported training and development to help you progress within your career• Competitive salary• Holiday Trading Scheme – buy or sell part of your annual leave allowance• Travel Loans - unsecured interest free travel loans to assist employees• ShareSave/SAYE – buy shares in the company at a discounted rate• Day off in your Birthday Month• Long service benefits – additional annual leave and access to private healthcare• Snacks, drinks and fruit all day every day• Breakfast on us every day including a hot roll on Fridays• Lunch on us once a monthA bit more about us:iomart is one of the leading providers of cloud computing and managed hosting. Headquartered in Glasgow, iomart employs over 400 talented staff in offices and datacentres across the UK. Originally founded in 1998, it is listed on the London Stock Exchange and specialises in delivering cloud consultancy, facilitation and digital transformation to ISVs, SMEs, enterprises and the UK public sector.