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Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer

Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer

  • Role type : Permanent
  • Location : Rochester
  • Salary : £71,000
  • Sector : Power
  • Ref : 24998
  • Salary: £71,000

Astute’s Power team is partnering with a leading power company in the UK to recruit a Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer for its Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) site in Kent. 

The Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer comes with a salary up to £71000 + private medical + benefits package.

If you’re a Mechanical Engineer with experience building long-term maintenance strategies, writing contract specifications and planning outages then submit your CV to apply today. 

Responsibilities and duties 
 Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader you will: 

  • Develop and implement engineering and maintenance strategies, policies and procedures to achieve measured station performance.
  • Carry out the assessment of critical plant and use of reliability centred maintenance techniques to review and optimise all planned and preventive maintenance activities on plant area of responsibility.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement plan, conducting root cause analysis where required.
  • Develop medium- and long-term improvement and investment strategies, including plant outage strategy, projecting major parts replacements.
  • Manage the site’s Asset Risk database to reflect significant changes.
  • Mentor other strategy engineering within the team and provide technical support to the mechanical delivery team, who carry out day-to-day maintenance tasks on site.  
  • Design and delivery of technically complex project, with delegated management of outage and project work, ensuring it is completed within budget, and quality standards.
  • Be the lead reviewer for plant modification, coordinating technical design reviews and approval for implementation.
  • Work with operations, delivery and contracting teams to ensure maintenance strategy and running regime are optimised.

Professional qualifications 
 We are looking for someone with the following: 

  • A HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a maintenance environment in a heavy industrial environment (power station, refinery, petrochemical etc).
  • Experience writing contract specifications, carrying out long term maintenance strategy planning and overseeing risk management in a similar environment.
  • A strong understanding of power station operations, specifically Combined Cycle Gas Turbines (CCGT).
  • Ideally hold an IOSH or NEBOSH certificate.

 
Personal skills 
 The Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer role would suit someone who: 

  • Has a good working knowledge of QHSE legislations and standards.
  • Has a passion for fault-finding and problem solving.
  • Has excellent planning and organisational skills.

 
Salary and benefits of the Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer role 

  • Starting Salary of £60,000 – £71,000
  • Benefits package including private medical insurance and 12% pension contributions.
  • External training for staff that includes funding further qualifications (degree, project management (APM) etc).
  • Opportunity to join a CCGT Power Station  

To apply for this Lead Mechanical Strategy Engineer opportunity, please complete the form below. Alternatively, send a copy of your up-to-date CV to rwinter@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392288212 to speak to Ruth Winter who can tell you more. You can also connect with Ruth on LinkedIn to view other jobs they are recruiting.

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