Engineering Manager - Protection and Control

Recruiter
Siemens
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1222790411
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

We are a collection of over 372,000 minds building the future, one day at a time. Together, we create technologies that take society further.

We're looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join our Gas and Power Division as an Engineering Manager and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.

It's incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that's why we have a supportive environment which invests in our employee's development, whether that's Chartership, training or mentoring.

Feel free to click on this link to see what it's like to work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vmmNjaEr04

This is your role. What part will you play?

To manage and be responsible for a team of Protection, Settings, Auxilliary Power and CAD Engineers. To have overall responsibility for ensuring design validation is carried out for all aspects of secondary engineering solutions. Manage the planning, monitoring and delivery of all departmental work packages on time and to budget. To maximise the added value per engineering hour by instilling a "Right first time" culture within the department via mentoring, training and optimised processes & procedures and infrastructure. Ensure relevant resource availability to meet project programmes. Promote and develop the T2W and Top+ business improvement programmes throughout the Engineering Department.
  • Ensure that the right quantity and quality of experienced resource is in place to deliver GP TS LTS projects.
  • Liaise with the Engineering Resource Planner to ensure that all resources are planned using the PM@Siemens work package process. Reviewing project plan in alignment with and awareness of external milestones and critical paths.
  • Responsible for all tendering hours within area of responsibility.
  • Manage processes to ensure consistency of engineering solutions within the department and promote best practice sharing with other Engineering departments within the division.
  • Ensure that departmental key performance indicators are in place to monitor delivery to time, budget and quality.
  • To support the validation and factory acceptance testing of engineered Secondary and Auxilliary Power solutions.
  • Liaise with external design companies ensuring technical compliance of engineering solutions.
  • Ensure as part of the process all design risks are identified and controlled and ensuring full compliance with current Health and Safety legislation.
  • To put in place a formal mentoring process to enable the development of less experienced engineers.
  • Manage a training matrix to ensure that the most efficient and suitable training is provided for the whole department.
  • Manage the NCR system to monitor and minimise the amount of rework on projects.
  • Commitment to Siemens Think Customer initiative including excellent call handling and voice mail skills.
  • Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring all team members work collaboratively with all engineering departments and project managers within Siemens ET.
  • Continuous reviewing of engineering processes and procedures to ensure improvements and recommend changes are applied and worked to.
  • To ensure Product and Solution Security @ Siemens requirements are followed within Protection & Control delivery team.
  • Conduct Staff Dialogues, Team Briefs and regular 1:2:1's with engineers within their area of responsibility.
  • Provide detailed monthly engineering reports, detailing Project Highlights, Risks, Issues, Progress and Resourcing.

What you need to make real what matters.
  • Professional managerial experience with experience in the delivery of Major Projects within the Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Industry.
  • Good Knowledge of primary plant.
  • Knowledge of protection Relay and Scheme application.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Protection Engineering standards applicable to the National Grid, Industry, DNOs and Renewable Energy systems within the UK and proven experience of leading the delivery of 4+ major projects.
  • Good standard of IT literacy - especially Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

We've got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Siemens Gas and Power is focused on helping customers navigate the world's most pressing energy problems, both for today and tomorrow. Some of our products, solutions and services make fossil energy greener, deliver decentralized flexible power solutions and manage the complexities of the grid.

Our benefits package includes a generous base salary plus annual bonus/overtime. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That's why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognize that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

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