Mechanical Lead Manager

  • Attractive
  • Spain Spain
  • Contract
  • Petrochemical
Integrating the global or regional engineering teams, the principal or fellow project engineer is responsible to support project teams with its thorough expertise and to liaise with project management, EPCm companies, equipment manufacturers and contractors to successfully implement innovative solutions, new & efficient practices and to share its knowledge with others. Making use of the extensive experience and expertise, can be selected for specific assignments that do not require a project team (eg, implementation of innovative solutions on existing equipment).

Strategic focus
By supporting the plan, design and construction of manufacturing facilities and related structures, determining facility specifications, material resources, structural design and construction set ups, the project engineer contributes actively to the manufacturing expansion projects that will deploy the capacity for RBM business unit growth and ultimately, for the growth of the company as foreseen in our Vision 2030 plan.
The project engineer is a key role in expansion projects to provide more capacity to our three main types of production steps, Leaching and Refining, precursor and cathode active materials, and it is expected a great contribution for the resolution of technical problems and suggestions for installation improvements to meet process requirements.

Main responsibility
  • Participates in the user requirements definition, understanding and supporting the user needs, contributing to achieve an user requirement adequate for the intended use and also promoting wellbeing of the users, ergonomics and productivity during the use of the installation
  • Supports Procurement in the selection & awarding of suppliers and contractors for specific components and contracts
  • Guarantees multiple sources of equipment and services for the needs of engineering projects
  • Advises engineering project team members on the best available solutions in the field of specialty for Engineering Projects to guarantee state-of-the-art facilities in Safety, Quality and Reliability
  • Oversees and advise in the definition of Projects Budgets and Timeline, assessing both from a balance and realistic point of view, thus guaranteeing adherence during execution
  • Set and transposes to Engineering & Maintenance Standards the most advanced technologies available in the market, the best solutions in safety, quality and reliability and the best architectonic and engineering conditions to operate at a minimum cost and with minimum downtime
  • Evaluates risks and ensure that facilities, installations and equipment comply with all regulatory and legal requirements, while optimizing it in quality/cost ratio
  • Supervises and advise the projects team members in the resolution of project issues, ensuring the delivery/completion of the project work
  • Captures user feedback and lessons learned for future projects, ensuring that actions are set and implemented to avoid reoccurrences
  • Proposes and lead improvements (procedures, organizational, new technologies, capex, productivity) in Engineering as appropriate
  • Makes quality and timely decisions based on multiple sources of data and regarding a wide array of subjects
  • Manages risk and uncertainty; anticipate and address roadblocks in order to prevent deviations to the goals
  • Carry outs assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with environmental, health & safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice
  • Promotes the identification of opportunities to create and support the development of Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Solves complex problems with full autonomy
  • Coaches project team members to enhance company effectiveness and promote achievement of high standards within the organization
  • Supports the Senior Engineers in all their activity, counseling and guiding them toward the best technical solution selection
  • Participates in establishing the most efficient organizational structures of Engineering anticipating or adapting to changing environments
  • Maintains the Area Director updated of relevant occurrences and trends that may have a significant impact on the business
  • Gather relevant data to inform the decision makers regarding complex issues 
  • Collaborates in internal and external audits

Key parameters 
  • Participating in projects of an average greater than, 100m€
  • Working at sites reporting to RBM business unit
  • May supervise up to 10 technicians and less experience engineers
  • May work abroad for certain periods of time, in other RBM sites or at vendor facilities
Key parameters 
  • Participating in projects of an average greater than, 100m€
  • Working at sites reporting to RBM business unit
  • May supervise up to 10 technicians and less experience engineers
  • May work abroad for certain periods of time, in other RBM sites or at vendor facilities
Functional requirements
  • University degree, or equivalent qualification, in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Instrumentation/Automation
  • Technical experience and/or background in the execution of engineering projects (of specialties above mentioned)
  • Relevant experience and understanding in the execution of industrial projects in operational environments
  • Knowledge of design software (e.g. AutoCad)
  • Knowledge of EHS standards, industry good practices and legal requirements applicable to the specialty of focus
  • Competent (written and verbal) English
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of the MS Office package
  • Must have the Knowledge, Experience and Skills to conduct their tasks in accordance with the rules and procedures set down.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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