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Structural Engineer (Steelwork)

03 Feb 2021
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Job Description

Order Number: 36891

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Location: Solihull

Hourly Rate: £26.00ph Umbrella Co (inside IR35)

Employment Type: Contract (31/03/2022)


Position Description:

The role is the structural engineer for Manufacturing Engineering and will be responsible for all aspects of steelwork (mainly secondary steels for process equipment or for conveyor support etc). Responsible for engineering steel structures (static / dynamic) for use in the build halls in our automotive plants.
The role includes Mechanical Design Responsible for the concept, design, calculation verification, customer acceptance, financial approval, detail drawing, supervision of manufacture and installation and finally to sign off the system and get it approved by the chartered engineer

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 5-years demonstrable experience in engineering structures to meet the requirements above.
  • Sound commercial acumen and cost awareness with the ability to add value and minimise cost.
  • The ability to plan ahead, organise workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines Capture the necessary documentation and so on to fulfil legislative requirements.
  • Relevant previous experience of maintaining and installing Production automation equipment.
  • Experience in managing external service providers.
  • Thorough understanding of Engineering/Manufacturing Processes, Tools and Techniques.
  • Demonstrable and experience in the application of a logical approach to Problem Solving.
  • Working knowledge and experience of delivering safety metrics and the understanding safety systems applicable to plant & equipment.
  • Proven ability to work within tight deadlines & be able to manage and prioritise multiple activities simultaneously.
  • Experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety and ergonomics including risk assessments.
  • Ability to make short presentations to work groups and senior management
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred in a mechanical discipline.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Legislative and Industry Standards in Automotive
  • Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel
  • Thorough Understanding and Application of Lean Tools and Techniques Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment


Experience Preferred:
  • Experience in CE UKCA marking of steel Experience in the fabrication and provision of steel.
  • Knowledge of the supply base for steel.
  • Experience in working for or with a Line Builder to deliver complete automated lines
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems

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Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 


No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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