Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Location
Scotland, Aberdeen
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Ref
914595
Contact
Stuart Watkin
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Function
Engineering

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Mechanical Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities Include:
Able to identify risks and opportunities and readily takes accountability for providing optimized solutions.
Lead and manage multidisciplinary Engineering scopes to provide effective technical support to company operated assets. Exercise authority to group of professionals engaged in complex technical issues.
Ensure work processes and procedures are fit for purpose and implemented to ensure the team is consistently applying sound engineering principles and work is performed in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
Review and evaluate recommendations and actions proposed by others. Instruct, guide and train less experienced professionals in development of innovative solutions.
Works at advanced technical level, participates in planning by providing original approaches to practical and economical solutions.
Provide technical advice and guidance on Engineering activities that affect more than one department or operated asset
Plan, organize and carry out special, complex and advanced level studies upon request. Responsible for presenting project proposals, conclusions or recommendations to senior management.
Take course of action necessary to expedite the successful completion of projects.
Manage Engineering discipline resource requests, prioritisation, and governance processes in liaison with operated assets and functional teams.
Proactively manage relationships with colleagues and engineering contractors
Works collaboratively and ensures that team members demonstrate willingness and ability to collaborate with others to achieve key results.

Qualifications & Experience:

Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering or Applied Science, and professional registration with IMechE or similar.
Relevant Mechanical Engineering experience.
Proven track record with Operator. EPC/design experience beneficial but not mandatory.
Strong project development and execution skills.
Strong understanding of value and business drivers.
Originality and ingenuity required for devising practical economic solutions.
Can lead technical change through all steps of innovation, development, risk management, implementation, training and sustainment.
Requires leadership abilities to conceive program goals and directions, plan work efforts and establish and motivate an effective team.
Has a clear understanding and knowledge of the company Key Results, risks and opportunities.
Experience in managing engineering contractors and service providers.
Strong initiative and orientation towards continuous improvement.
Highly effective relationship builder at all levels, internally and externally.
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to work in a flexible team environment and with changing priorities.
Ability to work independently and in a team by effectively handling cultural, political and economic differences.
contract position
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 914595.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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