Design Development Engineer

Scotland, Glasgow
£36500 - £55000 per annum + bonus + cash/car allowance
08 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Design Development Engineer

Location: Glasgow/Perth

Salary: £36,500 - £55,000 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus + car/cash allowance

Permanent | Full Time Hours

The Role

As Design Development Engineer, you'll be accountable for the new build project portfolio as defined in the Large Capital Projects governance manual. You'll support the implementation of the design development strategies appropriate to the specific project, and support the team to provide effective coordination of internal and external engineering resource for the delivery of design development requirements.

Some of your other key accountabilities will include;

*Delivering design development activities on individual projects

*Providing updates on your specific project regarding progress, risks and issues.

*Ensuring all design deliverables are to suitable quality and are in accordance with Large Capital Projects Governance and Engineering Centre Design Development Framework requirements.

*Ensuring agreed engineering processes and standards are implemented.

*Ensuring delivery of design solutions which are in accordance with the relevant Design and Engineering Standards.

*Developing the engineering Work Breakdown Structure, schedule and resource plan, commensurate with the project strategy and overall project programme.

*Ensuring that suitably qualified and experienced staff are utilised.

*Co-ordinating a team of engineers across a discipline matrix structure, ensuring the delivery against the Design Management Plan.

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for a Chartered Engineer who is experienced in Design Development of high value Generation projects. You'll have a background in design development across Thermal and/or Onshore renewables plant and projects, able to deliver against project requirements and timescales. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills will be essential, as is the ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with all levels of stakeholder.

You'll be experienced in co-ordinating design development teams within an engineering matrix environment, and be capable of managing conflict in high pressure situations. Alongside strong organisation and report writing skills we are also looking for you to have a solid understanding of the commercial context and implications of engineering activities and decisions.

Our Company

The Engineering Centre is a centralised function providing effective engineering and technology capability to support the safe operation of a diverse fleet of thermal generation, gas storage and renewable generation assets, whilst driving to secure sustained plant income through improved plant availability and performance.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 14th August 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal candidates only. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.

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