Job Title: Engineering Manager ( Water Treatment)
Location : Reading
Salary : £65,000 - £70,000
The Engineering Manager will provide central management and support to the Engineering Heads of Departments across the Company; prioritising strategy and governance to achieve compliance and consistency. This is a strategic and technically orientated position, focused on the performance of the Engineering Group across the portfolio.
The EM will demonstrate excellent commercial and contractual aptitude, playing a pivotal role in ensuring effective commercial delivery of specialist projects (mainly within the UK Water Industry) with individual values ranging from c£1K to c£5m, and must have a committed and flexible ‘can do’ attitude ensuring successful delivery of a variety of Electrical / Instrumentation / Controls / SCADA / Telemetry (with some minor mechanical / civils) related schemes.
He/she will be responsible for overseeing the complete project and programme management of multiple projects across the client portfolio, guiding the Heads of Departments and assisting in the commercial aspects of each project when required.
Typical (non-exhaustive) duties may include: -
Providing guidance and supervision to the Head of Departments.
Provide a high level of technical expertise and support to Engineering staff to ensure their skills and competence levels continually improve and to identify training needs.
Overseeing the planning of resource availability, and skills requirements liaising with internal staff to secure multi-disciplined internal labour
Regular meetings with the Head of Departments to ensure project visibility and progress
Providing regular feedback on operational issues / concerns to stakeholders and senior managers
Working closely with the Financial Controller to ensure accurate project financial reporting, meeting financial budgets and targets and assisting with contractual matters relating to finance.
Monitoring project performance
Ensuring that all Health & Safety processes and procedures are followed
Improve efficiency within the Engineering Group and ensure each department KPI’s are met
Project contract negotiation assistance as required
The EM will also have the following responsibilities: -
Ensure the safety of all the employees, its clients, and the general public
Ensure that all Company Policies & Procedures are adhered to
Uphold the Company’s brand name & reputation and ensure it is not damaged
Follow the procedures as laid out within the Integrated Management Systems of the company
Maintain company confidentiality as required
Technical qualifications – sound electrical, controls and mechanical knowledge.
Water Industry knowledge and experience
Excellent orgaisational and time management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent budget management
Experienced commercial negotiator
Strong leadership skills
Good level of IT literacy with a experience of Powerpoint, Outlook, Excel & Word
Working knowledge of the Construction Design & Management Regulations
A proven ability to continuously improve systems of work for the benefit of the company.
Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions