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Facilities Development and Construction Engineer 36900

  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £27.83 - 27.83 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Duration: contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 20 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 59815

Title: Facilities Development and Construction Engineer - 36900

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Contract Position based at: Solihull

Rate: up to £27.83 LTD umbrella rate

Position Description:

Responsible for supporting the development of the machinery strategy and specification and its dissemination across all technologies within manufacturing, via the technology forums. 

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable experience in mechanical design, installation and commissioning of mechanical systems.
  • 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
  • Relevant previous experience of maintaining and installing Production automation equipment.
  • Experience of managing multi-skilled teams in multi-shift operations in both a Manufacturing/Maintenance as well as contractors/contract labour in a construction environment.
  • Experience in managing external service providers.
  • Proven experience of vehicle build and delivery processes and procedures.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Proven Project Management Experience
  • Experience of working in partnership with a Trade Union

Experience Required:

  • Mechanical design skills in CAD (AutoCAD and inventor) with ability to detail out for manufacture.
  • Familiar with library systems for storing data.
  • Automotive experience Application of design risk assessment and working knowledge of relevant regulations.
  • Have followed a mechanical curriculum through to degree or certificate with 5-years` experience post certification.
  • Be a hands on engineer who can demonstrate physical experience in installation and commissioning experience.
  • An individual who recognises the importance of humility and strives for a single status amongst the production team.
  • An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
  • An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members
  • High levels of personal resilience, integrity and honesty as well as large amounts of humility for the team.
  • An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in CE marking of Design and Product
  • Experience in structural design, calculations and installation
  • Experience in controls.
  • Experience of acting as the Principal Contractor and a full understanding of the responsibilities under this role.
  • Experience in working for or with a Line Builder to deliver complete automated lines
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Management Systems

Education Required:

Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred in a Mechanical discipline

Additional Information:


To apply please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.