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Senior Project Engineer-Buildings/Civils

Technical and Professional
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Location: Based in Burton office, but must be flexible to work at Clients sites both UK and overseas, sometimes for extended periods.

Reporting To: Head of Building and Civil Engineering

Role Summary

·         Working as an effective member of a multi-disciplined project team supporting or leading the building and civil engineering discipline.

·         Developing commercially focused innovative engineering solutions to solve complex client problems with responsibility for delivery from initial conception through to final handover.

·         Management & coordination of building and civil engineering construction activities on site - taking responsibility for technical aspects of the project, including interface with other disciplines, design, scope, snagging.

·         Supporting site manager in the management of contractors & Services

·         Committed to delivering project objectives within capital, time, quality and legislative parameters.

·         Professional approach incorporating best practice and internally developed QA and design procedures.

·         Actively seek to gain experience in a wide arena of product types and within different FMCG sectors leading to senior engineer role and more autonomy.


Principal Accountabilities

·         Provide consultative support to Clients to identify process improvements or changes to existing processes.

·         Support Clients in Capex development process.

·         Provide tailored engineering solutions incorporating an appropriate blend of innovation and practicality. Requirements for drawings will range from initial concepts through to as installed.

·         Ensuring project deliverables are met – production of clear unambiguous engineering outputs including specifications and scope of work incorporating measurable performance requirements.

·         Contractor Selection – carry out detailed tender analysis including commercial and technical evaluations.

·         Project profitability – control of capital expenditure and contractor variations.

·         Preparation and management of project programme in conjunction with the client / suppliers.

·         Site Management – at the appropriate time in the project the engineers’ duties will require them to be site based and carry out the management / coordination of contractors during the construction phase of the project.

·         Ensure key project dates are achieved.

·         Compile and issue final documentation.

·         Lorien profitability – control of man hours and expenses.

·         QA – contribute to and work to Lorien CBA’s / SOP’s & client systems and procedures.

·         Legislation – ensure project compliance with legal requirements including CDM, Building Regulations and Planning Consents.

·         Take a prominent role in the consultative selling and promotion of Lorien services.

·         Carry out concept, feasibility and design studies to meet client’s capex plans.


Skills & Characteristics


·         Degree educated in relevant discipline

·         Attained or working towards Chartered Engineer status

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         Flexibility to travel internationally, as and when required

·         IT literate and proficient in the use of MS Office, MS Project and AUTOCAD

·         Driving Licence & car owner (essential)


·         Midlands based, living within a commutable distance of Burton office

·         System design & project delivery experience from within the FMCG (brewing/food/drink/pharmaceutical) industry, advanced and renewable technologies

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