Design Manager - Manchester

About the Role

United Kingdom
Siemens Energy Limited
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Grid Solutions
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Not defined

Design Manager.

Location - Manchester

Can we energize society and fight climate change at the same time? At Siemens Energy, we can. Our technology is key, but our people make the difference. Forward-thinking minds innovate. They connect, build, and keep us on track towards changing the world’s energy systems. Their spirit fuels our mission. Our culture is defined by caring, agile, respectful, and accountable individuals. We value excellence of any kind. Sound exciting? At Siemens Energy, you can help lead the energy transformation.

Are you the person who is always willing to challenge the status quo? Do you want to learn and explore several substation engineering functions in one role, be it a Transmission system or a Windfarm? Do you believe that Safety should be at the heart of everything that’s crafted and built? Then you are looking at the right opportunity.

Currently, you are working as a specialist engineer in a particular function which is part of an overall transmission solutions like HV plant & station engineering, Control & Protection, Civil Engineering, etc. However, you have knowledge on other functions and are willing to be responsible for delivering an overall technical solution for the transmission system for a Windfarm. Siemens Energy have an exciting Design Manager opportunity for a who would be part of the core team that develops AC (and DC) Offshore Windfarm substations.

You will be responsible for supporting the business in successful winning and execution of Engineering, Safety by design in Projects. The Design Manager will report directly to the bid / project manager and shall have technical authority over the engineering team assigned to the bid / project. As part of this role, you will be presented with a chance to work with some forward-thinking minds in the transmission and offshore Windfarm industry, who are at the core of a company that is pioneer in UK for delivering offshore Windfarm solutions and other major transmission system projects, such as Complex substations, FACTS, Synchronous condensers.

We’re looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join Siemens Energy as a Design Manager.

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Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the technical solution, acts as a technical escalation and technical point of contact for the internal project management team and the customer
  • Manage all technical interfaces, technical co-ordination, technical meetings.
  • Technical management of a team of multi-discipline engineers to ensure, all engineering work can be provided in timely manner during the acquisition and execution stages of the project.
  • Ensuring effective CDM design compliance. Responsible for Siemens Energy Safety by Design and ensure that the same is implemented and followed throughout the project by all relevant partners.
  • Ensure that all customer functional and technical requirements are fully incorporated into the overall technical design solution (i.e., requirements management / traceability).
  • Chair design reviews / workshops and technical interface clarifications between project areas, etc.
  • Develop agreed divisions of responsibility between internal and external parties related to design engineering.
  • Provide technical support to the Project Manager where requested.
  • Moderation, decision, and conclusion of engineering specific conflicts between subject areas, liaison with project engineers and project managers to find resolution.
  • Configuration management and change control management, implementation of design baselines / freezes.
  • Management of design risk assessments (DRA), hazard and safety analysis (HAZID), HAZOPs, and other safety by design activities.

Your Profile

Key skills for the role

  • Conversant with the latest HV, MV and LV plant standards and technologies.
  • In depth knowledge of power system engineering, substation primary and secondary design, MV plant, and HV plant operation and maintenance; including health and safety, applicable standards, specifications, regulations, industry custom and practice etc.
  • Solid understanding of the platform fabrication and civil design and construction industry including the relevant standards and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Safety by Design, and Constructability requirements of substations
  • You will understand CDM regulations, especially discharging Designer duties.
  • Good standard of IT literacy (especially Word and Excel). Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • It would be beneficial if you already have Prior Project Management qualifications and experience, Chartered Engineer status, Chartered Manager status, Experience of continuous improvement projects, LEAN engineering experience, Resource management experience, Experience as Principal Designer Representative.

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"Let’s make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.

We drive innovation, develop new technologies, apply cutting-edge technologies that will set new standards in terms of efficiency, reliability, and sustainability.

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, company car, annual bonus. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.

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