Controls Project Engineer

Location:
Coventry, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Date Posted:
17-09-2018

Details:

Controls Engineer
 

Job Purpose

The role will be expected to co-ordinate the controls subcontractors and feedback in to the team the requirements, progress and issues being encountered, and with the support of the line manager, deliver the plant from to production.
 

Working Conditions

5 Days per week, plus some weekends. Based in Coventry office but will be expected to be present regularly on customer sites in Castle Bromwich and Solihull. Travel to other UK sites will be required therefore driving is a requirement of the role. Standard working hours are 37.5 hours per week however it is expected that the person is flexible with this in order to satisfy the customer requirements. Overtime is applicable to this role.  
 
Key Responsibilities
 

Sales Tasks

 
Work as part of the bid teams to help quote projects from the customer RFQ’s
 -Identify the requirements and develop a detailed Resource Plan to deliver the change/project.  -Identify the requirements and develop a detailed Bill of Materials to deliver the change, including suppliers etc. including using internal .
  • Comprehensive description of the change to provide for future reference and for inclusion in the customer submission.
  • Concept timing plan showing time scale of change and implementation.            
  • Preparation of Assumptions / Exceptions list.
  • Be able to prepare the quotation submission and write / develop all of the supporting documents including customer documentation.
Review Change Requests and identify the materials and resources required to deliver the changes. Including delivering the following information: -
  • Identify the requirements and develop a detailed Resource Plan to deliver the change/.  - Identify the requirements and develop a detailed Bill of Materials to deliver the change, including suppliers etc.
  • Comprehensive description of the change to provide for future reference and for inclusion in the customer submission.
  • Concept timing plan showing time scale of change and implementation.
  • Assumptions / Exceptions list.
  • Update the customers change documents to detail the changes. Be able to modify the quotation template to submit a formal quotation to the customer for the change.
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  Tasks

   
Understand and implement the scope of the and the definition of the roles and responsibilities split between the customers.
Manage the Controls Team of subcontractors to deliver the agreed scope on budget and within the timeline. This requires the following: -
  • Create updated and maintain a Microsoft timing plan.
  • Create update and maintain a resource chart in Microsoft Excel.
  • Able to present the progress using the two items above as supporting evidence.
 -Identify “on costs” and highlight at an early stage
Provide detailed daily site reports, for both senior management review and for reporting to customer identifying: -
  • Resource on site
  • Activities undertaken during the day. Not only personally but an overview of the supplier’s activities.  - Safety issues identified
  • Design issued identified
  • Timing issues identified
  • Resourcing issues identified
  • New developments
  • Potential Lessons Learnt for the future.
 Maintain and track a Concern and Corrective Action Report.
 Able to represent at customer meetings and provide feedback to the whole cross company team.
   

Engineering Tasks

 Assist the mechanical team in the development of the layout and from this provide all of the required
Simultaneous Engineering supporting documentation, including: -
  • Controls Brochure – Showing all of the equipment included within the cell, the sequence assignments, safety areas, etc.
  • Functional Design Document – detailing the operation of the cell.
  • Power Consumption Calculations.
  • Assist in the development of the resourcing planning.
  • Assist in the development of the timing planning.
  • Attend the Standards and Controls Meetings.
  • Develop Safety and Equipment matrices.
 Act as the data manager for the controls portion of the : - Collecting data from the design team
  • Issuing data to the team
  • Managing the updates and feedback of data from site to the design team - Ensuring site backups are taken and maintained.  Understand the engineering information: -  - Process requirements.
  • Technology requirements.
  • Commodity Data
  • Robot Application
  • Joining Applications 
  • Design approval levels (L1, L2 & L3 / TD1, TD2 & TD3, etc)
  • Organise and minute Controls Team Meetings
    

 Site Management Tasks

  
 Awareness of the site safety requirements, both client and company and implement and monitor.  Assist in writing/updating the Site Planning document:
  • Write/update method statements and risk assessments.
  • Review Supplier Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Supervise and report back for the Health and safety requirements.
  • Identify supplier failings.
  • Understand supplier responsibilities, and ensure they are delivering.
  • Monitor deliveries to site and manage associated paperwork.
  • Updated the Autostatus and timing plans
  • Track and report site progress
  • Organise and monitor the sub-contract labour on site. 
  • Buy Off Tasks 
  • Generate and review the data to enable the performance buy off's to be carried out.
  • Feedback issues and drive remedial actions.
  

 General Points

  • Follow internal procedures
  • Any other tasks as reasonably requested.
 
 
Technical/Functional Competencies Behavioural Competencies
engineer with relevant Degree/HND or 10 years relevant experience.
Experience in specialised automation engineering environment.
Able to lead a teams to successfully implement complex engineering projects on time and to budget.
Good knowledge of or control design.
High computer literacy including MS Office.
Commercial Awareness & experience of budget management
 
Analytical – able to analyse complex engineering solutions and define competent parts.
Able to effectively plan, organise and co-ordinate
Ability to work effectively in a independently or as part of a team
Numerical – able to define and understand complex costing.
Able to work within a defined framework of policies and processes.
Resilient
  •  Experience of working on a customer site. 
  • Experience in industry, ideally .  
  • Knowledge of Siemens, Schneider or Rockwell. 
  • Able to define, cost and quote complex engineering solutions.
  • Able to effectively use MS . 
  • Able to quickly learn bespoke Customer Applications.

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