Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Woking, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Applied Intelligence (AI) in Woking are seeking an experienced Project Engineering Manager to facilitate work on a multi - projects program of works.

Key responsibilities
  • Leadership of the WOOD Technical Team with oversight of end - to - end design and technology integrity
  • Review's client specifications, project proposals and plan to determine timeframe, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project
  • Sets, maintains, and reports on project evaluation parameters (Technical KPIs) in alignment with client requirements
  • Liaison with WOOD Project Management Team and Clients representatives to ensure Engineering alignment with project schedules and targets
  • Supports Project Manager in negotiating changes to project scope or specification with the client
  • Establishes and maintains a positive and effective relationship with the Client, Wood, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Line management duties such as workforce planning, interviews, IR35 assessments, appraisals, and performance management
  • Co - ordination and assignment of work - related tasks to supervisors and engineers to action and progress work items according to project schedules
  • Establishes and maintains Technical Change Management Process to control to identify and approve scope, budget specification and schedule modifications
  • Establishes project engineering procedures and prepares project Engineering plan including the scope of work, deliverables list, methodologies, risks, etc. in alignment with regulatory and project requirements
  • Regularly reports project progress to project management team and / or the client
  • Responsible for provision of engineering deliverables to agreed schedule and performance indices
  • Ensures consistency of design across multiple projects within the program of works through use of "Design Typicals" or "Templates" and guidelines
  • Ensure stable and secure design, development, installation, and commissioning of systems
  • Engage necessary SMEs and other technical experts on key technology and / or strategic decisions integrating the key technology areas
  • Responsible for ensuring project team members are competent to carry out assigned duties
  • Pro - actively intervenes to avoid HSSE, Quality, Cost and Schedule issues
  • Promotes and sets up performance improvement culture
  • Foster open, inclusive, fair, and collaborative working environment respecting diversity of opinions and contributions

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Significant years' experience of Automation within Oil & Gas or Process Industries
  • Good level of experience in a technical leadership role
  • Demonstrable background in design, development, and implementation of large - scale Brownfield industrial Automation systems
  • Broad technical knowledge combined with excellent problem - solving skills
  • Self - motivated individual, capable of both leading a team and working within a team environment
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to drive consensus through clear communications
  • Excellent leadership skills to manage multi - discipline teams across multiple locations
  • Ability to visualize and consolidate disparate technology issues with project delivery issues across multiple teams

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.