Job posted10 JunFacilities Engineer

  • Location: Blackburn
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019

Job description

Facilities Engineer - Equipment Installation, Machine Refurbishment

A Facilities Engineer is required to work on a twelve month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Samlesbury.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business

Overview of the Facilities Engineer contract role

An opportunity has arisen within the Investment Projects Team, Manufacturing Operations (IIS) Business for a Facilities Engineer.

A role has arisen to support the implementation of the various projects, from Major equipment installation, machine refurbishment through to the specification and procurement of new or replacement test support equipment which affects a number of areas within Samlesbury and Warton.

As a Facilities Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading a multi-disciplined project team through a structured, integrated and safety focused investment lifecycle, facilitating regular project reviews as part of a robust stakeholder management approach.
  • Validating business needs and determining effective and efficient investment proposals.
  • Compile detailed facility specifications, engage the external market place and lead supplier selection activities.
  • Document and seek approval on fact based investment expenditure applications (business cases).
  • Install, lead acceptance / commissioning activities and manage production handover of new and refurbished facilities on behalf of the operational customer.
  • Develop, design and implement new and improve existing production systems.
  • Management of investment activities from a Project Management context including schedule, cost, opportunities, risk and scope.
  • Provide an intelligent support service within the business through inherent knowledge of local processes and assets coupled with an understanding of the business environment.
  • Effective communication and engagement at all levels within the organisation.

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a Facilities Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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