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Lead Metallurgy Engineer

  • Woking, England, GB
  • December 13, 2022
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Lead Metallurgy Engineer to join their global engineering client on a permanent basis. This role will be delivered from their Woking office in Surrey.

  • Typically supervises a team of engineers to address all discipline specific requirements within the project
  • Capable of performing general duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets
  • May undertake discrete specialist studies / technology reviews under supervision
  • Liaises with other disciplines to achieve design consistency for project and departmental
  • Supports the Project Management Team in planning, and identifying technical issues which could limit progress, impact project budgets. Interfacing with the client
  • Provides necessary input and support to project progress and reporting
  • Supports the discipline group manager with the development of discipline engineers and ensuring technical excellence
  • Provide expertise for package design throughout the organisation as require
  • Lead engineer may work on feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC project.
  • Technically responsible for all metallurgy input to a project and allocating supervising and directing deliverables. Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel.
  • Supervises, reviews and checks the materials activities including: Philosophies, Specifications for coatings, protection, insulation etc, Cathodic Protection, Material Selection, Calculations, Drawings, Datasheets, preparation of Technical Requisitions & Bid Evaluations. Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries with projects / client.
  • Identifying and resolving discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries and/or identifying trends and changes within the framework of management of change.
  • Participates in factory acceptance tests, also supporting Engineers as required for Vendor issues.
  • Participates in multi-discipline engineering design reviews and provides all necessary metallurgy and materials input and support to the close-out of actions.
  • Reviews ITB documents submitted as the proposal. Identifies a clear scope of work, prepares and reviews the man‑hour estimates, inputs to the project execution plan and schedule.
  • Responsible for the planning/scheduling the metallurgy activities and identify manpower requirements through the project.
  • Liaises with the Group Manager for allocation of resources.
  • Ensures compatibility and compliance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements within the scope of client specifications and requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with the client's ISO accredited QMS, and project specific procedures, guides and standards.
  • Contributes to employee performance development, identifies employee strengths and weaknesses and recommends and provides training and development requirements in consultation with the Group Manager.

  • Typically holds a Master's degree in Metallurgy or post-graduate Metallurgy qualification.
  • Chartered status is preferred.
  • Significant related experience of working for engineering/client organisations in the oil and gas industry.
  • Extensive experience in the design of packages in both FEED and EPC environments.
  • Exposure to consultancy, FEED/ detailed design and EPC projects.
  • In depth knowledge of applicable international and industry specifications, standards and codes.
  • Knowledge of safety and quality procedures and best practice.
  • Activity scheduling and discipline priorities.
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Tactful in resolving issues.
  • Cost awareness.
  • Proactive approach.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Multi-tasking/priorities.
  • Planning and forecasting.
  • Analytical and problem solving mind.
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