Engineering Manager – Technologies & Control Systems

Job Description

Location: Farnborough / flexible working

Join our Smart Infrastructure division as an Engineering Manager and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow with our Utilities Branch. You will be part of a team delivering integrated control and technology solutions and services including Security, Fire systems, Building management systems within the utilities and infrastructure and other regulated markets and environments.

This is a fantastic role for an outstanding Engineering Manager who has the ability and track record in providing innovative solutions and ongoing development to the design and engineering process throughout the project and service lifecycle. Many of our customers are in regulated sectors subject to external audit of designs prior to implementation where process, quality of detail and innovation are key. In this role you will have full responsibility for the end-to-end technical engineering process from sales concept through detailed design to completion, handover, service and very much requires a “hands on” approach as well as the management of a small team of up to 8 Design and Field Engineers.

The role will be based in Farnborough with visits to customer sites and occasional travel across the UK.

 What will you deliver?

  • Overall responsibility for the end-to-end engineering for the utilities branch
  • Ensure design buildability and that installation and commissioning engineering activities meet the design and client requirements through engineering audits and feedback.
  • Develop concept design and technical proposals for sales tenders
  • Motivate and develop a multi-disciplined engineering team
  • Responsible for design development and coordination for all projects.
  • Experience of a design to build process
  • Ensure design compliance with contract requirements, industry practice and relevant legislation.
  • Lead design reviews, both internally and with our clients
  • Maximise digitalisation by ensuring the tool set reflects developments in the industry to keep Siemens at the forefront of design methodology.
  • Management of the design team and specialist consultants to ensure that all documentation is provided within the agreed programme and budget.
  • Review and scrutinise design drawings, specifications, and details for compliance to project specifications, buildability, value engineering options throughout all stages of the design process.
  • Receive, co-ordinate and check specialist subcontractor and supplier information.
  • Attend customer, specialist supplier and subcontract meetings as required.
  • Keep up to date with correct building products and techniques, current building regulations and relevant supplementary legislation that may impact the performance of the required duties.
  • Support sales with bid and tender activities and responses.
  • Management and control of the design process in the design development phase as well as installation and commissioning phases.
  • Assist in the appointing and managing external design consultants to get the best possible result out of the consultants
  • Collaborate with project teams throughout the design process to provide clear and concise design information, monitoring design development to ensure the concept integrity is maintained

What skills and experience will you bring to the role?

  • Experience of electrical design, ideally qualified to BS 7671 18th Edition
  • You will have a consistent track record of achieving business success as an Engineering Manager
  • Experience of leading and developing multi discipline teams would be advantageous
  • Innovative approach to designs that add value to customers while maintaining efficiency
  • Experience of implementation of process and tools aligned with changing technologies.
  • Chartered engineer or working towards chartership
  • Degree in a relevant field, or demonstrable equivalent on the job experience
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and understanding design authorisation and approval process
  • Comfortable both in office environments as well as on construction sites
  • Technically adept, and able to communicate technical concepts at all levels

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Smart infrastructure enables the way we want to live - happily, comfortably, sustainably and in harmony. We do this from physical products, components, and systems to connected, cloud-based digital offerings and service. From intelligent grid control and electrification to smart storage solutions, from building automation and control systems to switches, valves, and sensors.

It’s incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful, and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that’s why we have an encouraging environment which invests in our employee’s development, whether that’s Chartership, training or mentoring.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants. See our flexibility culture here.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Either

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