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Chief Engineer - Hilton Woking

Hilton

Woking
4 days ago
Woking
4 days ago
Hilton Woking will be opening its doors in late 2021 and will play an integral part in Woking’s Victoria Square regeneration plan.
The new high-rise hotel will feature 189 guest rooms including 12 suites and will feature a lobby bar, all-dining restaurant and stylish Sky Bar.
For corporate events and gatherings, the hotel will offer more than 700 square meters of function and meeting space including a 54-square-meter ballroom up to 500 guests.
A Chief Engineer will manage the Engineering Team to efficiently maintain all hotel operations such that safety, security, conversation, and compliance are ensured at the highest levels.
What will I be doing?
As Chief Engineer, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel, including energy conservation. You are also responsible for the development of the Engineering Team and staying abreast of compliance regulations and procedures in the field of Engineering, as required for hotel standards. Specifically, a Chief Engineer will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
+ Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules
+ Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas
+ Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property
+ Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations
+ Prepare Capital and Repairs and Maintenance budgets for Engineering
+ Perform daily checks around the hotel
+ Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required
+ Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel
+ Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers
+ Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise
+ Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs
+ Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses
+ Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project, and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed cost effectively
+ Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
+ Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment
+ Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives
+ Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation
What are we looking for?
A Chief Engineer serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
+ Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering
+ A degree in Engineering or similar
+ Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting
+ Positive attitude
+ Good communication skills
+ Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
+ Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
+ Excellent grooming standards
+ Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
+ Ability to work under pressure
+ Ability to work on their own
+ Previous experience of facilities management
+ Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
+ First Aid
+ Qualification in engineering field
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands (http://jobs.hiltonworldwide.com/our-brands/index.php) . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
Job: _Engineering, Maintenance and Facilities_
Title: _Chief Engineer - Hilton Woking_
Location: _null_
Requisition ID: _HOT078BM_
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QA Engineer

SPECTRUM SEARCH LIMITED

London, London
Today
London, London
£35k - £45k Per Year
Today
£35k - £45k Per Year

Spectrum Search are delighted to be recruiting for a QA Engineer for an established cryptocurrency trading platform based in the London.

 

We are looking for a driven QA Engineer capable of ensuring software quality within a complex IT infrastructure through the development and execution of software test plans by way of verification procedures based upon software and system specifications.

 

The business is growing rapidly, so you will have to ensure systems can operate at large scale and with high availability. As a QA Engineer, you should also be a forward-thinker whose techniques work consistently as the platform and user base grows.

 

What you will be doing as a QA Engineer:

  • Build test frameworks for web apps, including related backend services and databases
  • Writing bug reports and maintaining bug triage to ensure items are correctly prioritised/risk assessed
  • Implementing and maintaining suitable regression tests
  • Work closely with developers ensuring great feature quality
  • Collaborate with the whole team and estimate features in sprint planning

 

What we are looking for in you as a QA Engineer:

  • Continuous integration methodologies and execution using software such as Jenkins
  • Working in an agile testing experience in an agile development environment
  • Writing clear, concise, well-documented code that adheres to commercial standards
  • Testing RESTful services
  • Good to have experience using Selenium
  • Good to have Coding skills in at least one of the following programming languages: JavaScript, Python or Java
  • Good to have experience in both automated and manual testing methods

 

In return, you will be offered a basic salary of between £34-45K + Benefits and the opportunity to work with a highly dynamic, game changing team!

 

It is an incredibly exciting time to join the business with the imminent raising of £5M to turbo-charge their tech development and marketing presence. This is not an opportunity to be missed, for more information, do not hesitate to apply.

 

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Industrial Design Engineer

Amazon UK

London, London
Today
London, London
Today
Industrial Design Engineer 

Industrial Design Engineer 


1300652
Amazon created one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world. From the introduction of Amazon Prime, to the use of advanced technology for package delivery, Amazon consistently encourages innovation from the front of the pack. Amazon is searching for an innovative and solutions-oriented Industrial Engineer to be a part of our global initiative of developing and delivering the next generation of high-quality fulfillment systems. Ideal candidates are natural self-starters who have prior engineering experience in the integrated automation project life cycle, including their development, design, implementation, enhancement, and support. This candidate ideally has directly handled the execution of large capital automation projects with a cumulative spend of greater than $30MM and aggressive schedule commitments.
Our Project Engineers should be agile with the ability to quickly adapt strategies, plans and solutions in response to dynamic business requirements. They also should be comfortable interfacing and coordinating various functional teams and team members at all levels of the organization. Open minds, customer focus, innovation empowerment, advanced technologies, team comradely, personal motivation, and occasional senses of humor enable our Regional Operations Engineering team to deliver the most advance fulfillment solutions in the world.
If you have proven integrated automation project engineering experience, thrive on the corresponding issues, seek an opportunity for professional growth, and want to support Amazon further raise our fulfillment solution bar, then this role is for you!
Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale supply chain network:
  • Handle, design, and implement medium scope integrated automation projects with system
    elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines, and/or robotic work
    cells.
  • Handling design guidelines and vendor strategy for Engineering equipment vendors.
  • Understanding vendor supply chain and familiarity with Mechanical equipment vendors.
  • Typical project installation values range from less than $1MM to greater than $30MM.
  • Coordinate on-site vendors through their leads and escalate issues through vendor and
    Amazon leadership.
  • Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design problems.
  • Identify and communicate needs for design improvements.
  • Monitor and enforce project schedules and quality with vendors or subcontractors.
  • Guide and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside
    vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout.
  • Develop and handle budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls,
    purchase orders, and invoicing.
  • Coordinate system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering
    the plan, interpreting statuses and reporting results.
  • Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural
    compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment.
  • Thoroughly document/investigate SC change requests and provide recommendations.
  • Build effective working relationships with FC/SC leadership and their operations teams across
    multiple sites as well as their Launch, Facilities, Finance, Safety and Process Engineers
    business stakeholders.
  • Identify and coordinate process improvement initiatives in support of operations teams within
    the node.
  • Support Kaizen events and occasionally participate when appropriate.
  • General knowledge of SC operations with understanding of day to day workings and strategic
    SC / Network planning.
  • Perform and direct data mining and analyze the results to provide recommendations or
    conclusions.
  • Inspect facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material
    handling, processing and storage.
  • Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures and
    tools.

Industrial Design Engineer basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other STEM field.
  • Material Handling Equipment experience
  • Experience as a project engineer, process engineer, project manager, manufacturing engineer, or
    related occupation.
  • Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects (greater than $15MM)
  • Design and/or implementation experience with integrated automation solutions, such as material
    handling systems, high-speed packaging lines, or manufacturing lines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project and Outlook.
  • Experience with CAD software (AutoCAD, REVIT, BIM 360, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 60% of time to installation sites throughout Europe.

Industrial Design Engineer preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business Administration, or a related STEM field.
  • Designing of Material handling experience and or manufacturing.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics and/or
    fulfillment/distribution centers.
  • Direct management or responsibility for material handling, automation, or technical projects.
  • Proven technical leadership for industrial engineering projects or programs.
  • Demonstrated design and/or implementation experience with integrated automation solutions,
    such as material handling systems, high-speed packaging lines, or manufacturing lines.
  • Proven technical leadership for industrial engineering projects or programs.

About our Rewards:
We’ll expect you to go the extra mile, but we’ll also make sure you’re well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary, stock units and site performance-related pay potential, we offer a whole host of other benefits, including an employee discount. Additionally, you will find yourself in a stimulating environment where you can develop processes as well as yourself as an individual by working with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. Our rapidly growing organisation also offers many opportunities for building a diverse and rewarding career.
To apply for this position, please click on the apply button!
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Amazon takes data protection seriously and respects EU and local data protection laws. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize the hiring Amazon company to store your personal information in the electronic database maintained by Amazon Corporate LLC. in the USA or one of its affiliates for the purpose of assessing your suitability for this and future job vacancies and to pursue your recruiting process. If at any time you want your personal data to be deleted, you simply need to notify the hiring Amazon company. Amazon will not share your personal information with any third party without your prior consent. As part of your interview process with Amazon you may be asked to authorize the hiring Amazon company to separately verify your application data and personal background through a third party service provider.
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Embedded Software Engineer/Motor Control Engineer

re&m

Guildford Woking Leatherhead London, HC
5 days ago
Guildford Woking Leatherhead London, HC
£35k - £55k Per Year
5 days ago
£35k - £55k Per Year

Embedded Software Engineer/Motor Control Engineer; Embedded Software Engineers will have
Extensive experience in embedded software C/C++ and algorithm development
Worked in automotive, industrial, renewable energy, or marine industry environments.
Performed managerial and team leadership roles, with hands-on approach and coaching of staff. Customer orientated development, supporting multiple projects, and working to tight schedules.
Responsible in formalising and implementing company's processes for software development


Experience of real-time embedded programming utilising multiple peripherals


Any of the following experience will be advantageous;


Theoretical and practical design and implementation of closed loop servo control systems, utilising BLDC motors, with key areas including:


PID algorithm development for both analogue and digital systems.


Interfacing position and velocity encoders.


Low speed and high accuracy motor control systems.


Development of embedded control systems, with key areas including:


Utilisation of low-power and resource processors for motor drive and control functions.

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Embedded Software Engineer/Motor Control Engineer

re&m

Guildford Woking Leatherhead London, HC
5 days ago
Guildford Woking Leatherhead London, HC
£35k - £55k Per Year
5 days ago
£35k - £55k Per Year

Embedded Software Engineer/Motor Control Engineer; Embedded Software Engineers will have
Extensive experience in embedded software C/C++ and algorithm development
Worked in automotive, industrial, renewable energy, or marine industry environments.
Performed managerial and team leadership roles, with hands-on approach and coaching of staff. Customer orientated development, supporting multiple projects, and working to tight schedules.
Responsible in formalising and implementing company's processes for software development


Experience of real-time embedded programming utilising multiple peripherals


Any of the following experience will be advantageous;


Theoretical and practical design and implementation of closed loop servo control systems, utilising BLDC motors, with key areas including:


PID algorithm development for both analogue and digital systems.


Interfacing position and velocity encoders.


Low speed and high accuracy motor control systems.


Development of embedded control systems, with key areas including:


Utilisation of low-power and resource processors for motor drive and control functions.

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Industrial Design Engineer

Amazon UK

London, London
4 days ago
London, London
4 days ago
Industrial Design Engineer 

Industrial Design Engineer 


1362337
Amazon created one of the most sophisticated supply chains in the world. From the introduction of Amazon Prime, to the use of advanced technology for package delivery, Amazon consistently encourages innovation from the front of the pack. Amazon is searching for an innovative and solutions-oriented Industrial Engineer to be a part of our global initiative of developing and delivering the next generation of high-quality fulfillment systems. Ideal candidates are natural self-starters who have prior engineering experience in the integrated automation project life cycle, including their development, design, implementation, enhancement, and support. This candidate ideally has directly handled the execution of large capital automation projects with a cumulative spend of greater than $30MM and aggressive schedule commitments.
Our Project Engineers should be agile with the ability to quickly adapt strategies, plans and solutions in response to dynamic business requirements. They also should be comfortable interfacing and coordinating various functional teams and team members at all levels of the organization. Open minds, customer focus, innovation empowerment, advanced technologies, team comradely, personal motivation, and occasional senses of humor enable our Regional Operations Engineering team to deliver the most advance fulfillment solutions in the world.
If you have proven integrated automation project engineering experience, thrive on the corresponding issues, seek an opportunity for professional growth, and want to support Amazon further raise our fulfillment solution bar, then this role is for you!
Industrial Design Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Design, build, improve, and innovate order fulfillment infrastructure throughout the large-scale supply chain network.
  • Handle, design, and implement medium scope integrated automation projects with system elements such as high speed sortation, multiple conveyors, package lines, and/or robotic work cells.
  • Handling design guidelines and vendor strategy for Engineering equipment vendors.
  • Understanding vendor supply chain and familiarity with Mechanical equipment vendors.
  • Typical project installation values range from less than $1MM to greater than $30MM.
  • Coordinate on-site vendors through their leads and escalate issues through vendor and Amazon leadership.
  • Evaluate issues and propose actionable resolutions to design problems.
  • Identify and communicate needs for design improvements.
  • Monitor and enforce project schedules and quality with vendors or subcontractors.
  • Guide and coordinate design and execution efforts between internal teams and outside vendors including equipment specifications, material flow, process design, and site layout.
  • Develop and handle budget and contract documents including RFPs, change order controls, purchase orders, and invoicing.
  • Coordinate system commissioning and predefined testing activities, including administering the plan, interpreting statuses and reporting results.
  • Coordinate with local site management to ensure proper operator training, procedural compliance, maintenance and safety practices are followed for new and existing equipment.
  • Thoroughly document/investigate SC change requests and provide recommendations.
  • Build effective working relationships with FC/SC leadership and their operations teams across multiple sites as well as their Launch, Facilities, Finance, Safety and Process Engineers business stakeholders.
  • Identify and coordinate process improvement initiatives in support of operations teams within the node.
  • General knowledge of SC operations with understanding of day to day workings and strategic
  • Perform and direct data mining and analyze the results to provide recommendations or conclusions.
  • Inspect facilities in accordance with corporate standards and procedures relating to material handling, processing and storage.
  • Develop cross-functional knowledge of Start-Up team systems, processes, procedures and tools.

Industrial Design Engineer basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other STEM field.
  • Material Handling Equipment experience.
  • Experience as a project engineer, process engineer, project manager, manufacturing engineer, or related occupation.
  • Proven technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects (greater than $15MM).
  • Design and/or implementation experience with integrated automation solutions, such as material handling systems, high-speed packaging lines, or manufacturing lines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project and Outlook.
  • Experience with CAD software (AutoCAD, REVIT, BIM 360, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 60% of time to installation sites throughout Europe.

Industrial Design Engineer preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Business Administration, or a related STEM field.
  • Designing of Material handling experience and or manufacturing.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics and/or fulfillment/distribution centers.
  • Direct management or responsibility for material handling, automation, or technical projects.
  • Proven technical leadership for industrial engineering projects or programs.
  • Demonstrated design and/or implementation experience with integrated automation solutions, such as material handling systems, high-speed packaging lines, or manufacturing lines.
  • Proven technical leadership for industrial engineering projects or programs.

About our Rewards:
We’ll expect you to go the extra mile, but we’ll also make sure you’re well rewarded. As well as a competitive salary, stock units and site performance-related pay potential, we offer a whole host of other benefits, including an employee discount. Additionally, you will find yourself in a stimulating environment where you can develop processes as well as yourself as an individual by working with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. Our rapidly growing organisation also offers many opportunities for building a diverse and rewarding career.
To apply for this position, please click on the apply button!
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Amazon takes data protection seriously and respects EU and local data protection laws. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize the hiring Amazon company to store your personal information in the electronic database maintained by Amazon Corporate LLC. in the USA or one of its affiliates for the purpose of assessing your suitability for this and future job vacancies and to pursue your recruiting process. If at any time you want your personal data to be deleted, you simply need to notify the hiring Amazon company. Amazon will not share your personal information with any third party without your prior consent. As part of your interview process with Amazon you may be asked to authorize the hiring Amazon company to separately verify your application data and personal background through a third party service provider.
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Senior Quality Engineer

SQA Services

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
3 days ago

Position: Senior Quality Engineer/ Assessor (or similar)

Start Date: ASAP

Frequency/Duration: Part-time (the 2 day assessment will indicate the amount of work needed)
Job Description:
SQA Services would like to hire a Senior Quality Engineer / Assessor with a strong background in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, OTC, or consumer products for a contract opportunity located near London, UK.
The Engineer will conduct a 2 day assessment to determine how much work will be needed to unify everything across 4 sites. This person must be hands-on and will be working with client stakeholders to develop and implement requirements to close identified gaps.
Responsibilities will likely include:

  • Assessment and remediation
  • Integrated information management systems
  • Site Driven Ownership and risk management
  • Pre-Production Activity and Release
  • Production line standardization
  • Employee Development
  • Supplier Management
  • Production Planning and Capacity (warehousing)
  • Standardized Operating Procedures
  • All aspect of resource development and retention
  • Sustainability and risk management plan
  • Equipment Stability & Maintenance
  • Process Control and Monitoring (cost of quality)
  • Containment Activities & Measurement Systems
  • Non-Conforming Product Management
  • Problem Solving/CAPA
  • Continuous Improvement
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System Engineer (Aeronautical) (H/F)

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT ALTEN

London, London
11 days ago
London, London
11 days ago
As a world leader in technology consulting and engineering with over 37000 employees in 28 countries, ALTEN Ltd is playing a key role globally in supporting R&D of innovative solutions to many of the major challenges of the future.
ALTEN Ltd is currently involved in innovation development for the aerospace & defense, ground transportation, energy & life science industries with premium customers in the UK. ALTEN currently offers opportunities to high potential engineers to join their teams in order to answer the continuous demand of customers and tackle exciting challenges.
As part of our development and growth within the Space Industry, we are currently looking for a System Engineer.
Working as part of ALTEN’s System engineering team within the Space Industry, you will have the opportunity to be involved in many challenging engineering activities.
Your main responsibilities will be:
  •  Writing mechanical and electrical integration procedures and functional verification procedures; 

  • Mechanical integration of thermal equipment; 

  • Electrical integration of equipment, verification and connection of harnesses; 

  • Functional verification, using a test bench; 

  • Monitoring compliance with installation rules and document monitoring.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in: 
  • System Engineering, ideally within Space or Aerospace industry; 

  • Installation & Integration Processes, Performance Tests, Verification/Validation 

  • Experience with requirement management tools (e.g. DOORS) 

  • Matlab / Simulink

B1-B2 level of English is required and absolutely essential for this job.
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System Engineer

Elekta

Crawley
11 days ago
Crawley
11 days ago

Are you a current Elekta employee?  

Please click here to apply through our internal career site Find Jobs - Elekta.

Want to join a team with a mission to improve and save lives?  

We continually look for motivated and skilled individuals who are interested in supporting our customers – healthcare professionals who use our products to help patients and their communities.

We currently have the following opportunity available - please contact us for more details!

Elekta Unity, the world’s first high field MR Linac, is being used to treat cancer patients by key hospitals throughout the globe. To ensure Elekta remains the innovation leader in MR Linac technology, we are ready to enter the next phase of this product development by enhancing the performance and cost-effectiveness of the solution.

We are looking to strengthen our hardware engineering group by recruiting creative, enthusiastic individuals to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and closely with our supply chain, to drive our ambitious road maps forward.

Description -

The System Engineer supports the Hardware Infrastructure/Beam Generation/Beam Shaping/patient Positioning  System Engineer(s) who own the definition, decomposition, performance, interfaces, compliance  and risk analysis of their sub-domain through the entire product lifecycle from concept to end-of-life.

The System Engineer may act as a product owner of a scaled agile team that delivers value to customers through enhancement within the hardware infrastructure/beam generation/beam shaping/patient positioning elements of the product.

The System Engineer is a member of the virtual team of system engineers led by the MR Linac Solution System Engineer.

Responsibilities -

Responsible for providing support to the system engineers that own domains, including:

  • Defining quality criteria
  • System decomposition
  • Risk analysis
  • Creation and approval of technical requirements and non-functional requirements based on product requirements
  • Lifecycle activities of SOUP contained within their product area.
  • Generation of system engineering deliverables
  • Collaborate with product managers, solution system engineers and domain system engineers to develop product and technical roadmaps
  • Work with system integration colleagues to develop and realise integration plans
  • Facilitate or participate in change control boards
  • Define and accept work elements (epics, features) to realise product roadmaps
  • When required, perform role of product owner to plan and realise work items

Other:

  • The system engineer may also be responsible for engineering deliverables within their core skill domain, e.g., software, hardware, reliability engineering
  • Continuous improvement
  • Circles of excellence
  • Process excellence
  • Ensure compliance with Elekta’s Code of Conduct

Authorities -

Once sufficient knowledge has been gained within hardware infrastructure:

  • Approval of system engineering artefacts
  • Acceptance of work elements
  • Closure/acceptance of defects

Relevant Knowledge, skills and competencies -

  • First or master’s degree in an engineering, physics or applicable technical/scientific discipline
  • Experience in product development from concept to manufacture
  • Experience of working in a system engineering or engineering leading role with complex multi-domain products
  • Ability to apply system thinking to product ownership throughout the lifecycle
  • Experienced in the application of system engineering practices
  • Medical sector specific knowledge is desirable, including ISO 13485, IEC 60601
  • Demonstrated aptitude for strategic thinking and problem solving with the ability to implement through others.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).  Ability to speak and present publicly
  • Flexible style (“do whatever it takes” approach)
  • Strong in building and maintaining successful and effective working relationships with other system engineering colleagues
  • Personality based on strong ethical standard, values and good judgement
  • Availability for international travel as required
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, etc.

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Rehabilitation Engineer

National Health Service

Woking, HC
1 day ago
Woking, HC
1 day ago

Rehabilitation Engineer

Millbrook Healthcare

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

About the role:

  • Provide advanced specialist technical knowledge in the areas of complex special seating, wheeled mobility, and pressure care for a wide range of clinical conditions.
  • Provide expert opinion, based on advanced engineering knowledge; following analysis and comparison of a range of options, to inform practice and service development.
  • Provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of clients with seating and wheeled requirements when no off the shelf solution exists.
  • To design and produce technical drawings to enable these solutions to be manufactured.
  • Assist the Head of Service in planning technical initiatives to enhance the service provided to clients and carers, encouraging involvement of other team members and personnel from other services.

Main duties of the job

About you:

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or in the absence of this formal qualification, a minimum of 3 years experience in a wheelchair technician role or a similar position in the private sector
  • Current VRCT registration
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of mechanical engineering techniques
  • Experience of working in a mechanical engineering workshop, safe use of hand tools and power tools
  • Computer literate and effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with wheelchair users
  • Full UK Driving Licence

About us

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive annual salary
  • Up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) plus optional 5 days leave unpaid
  • 5% Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff benefit scheme 200+ exclusive perks and discounts from leading retailers and leisure outlets

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are a fast growing business and a leading provider of Healthcare Service solutions including Wheelchair Services. We work closely with the NHS and Social Care Organisations providing a complete outsourced Wheelchair Service that significantly reduces costs, delivers better quality and an enhanced patient experience.

Our mission is to provide a unique service that will ensure all service users receive the care, assessment and mobility equipment at the time they require it to enable them to achieve theirs and their families goals.

Working in an environment where our performance is continually monitored and reviewed by NHS Commissioners of the Service, everything we do has to be carried out with extreme efficiency and care given the sensitive needs of our Wheelchair Service Users.

We are currently looking for a Rehabilitation Engineer to join to our Surrey Wheelchair Servicebased in Woking.You will provide support to the Service by ensuring our service users are provided with equipment that is appropriate to their function, prognosis and environment.

About the role:

  • Provide advanced specialist technical knowledge in the areas of complex special seating, wheeled mobility, and pressure care for a wide range of clinical conditions.
  • Provide expert opinion, based on advanced engineering knowledge; following analysis and comparison of a range of options, to inform practice and service development.
  • Provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of clients with seating and wheeled requirements when no off the shelf solution exists.
  • To design and produce technical drawings to enable these solutions to be manufactured.
  • Plan and organise the order and delivery of a broad range of complex equipment.
  • Complete patient records linked to the aims and objectives of the clients and their families.
  • Assist the Head of Service in planning technical initiatives to enhance the service provided to clients and carers, encouraging involvement of other team members and personnel from other services
  • To be able physically and mentally to carry out all tasks associated with the role, as follows:
    • Assess, set up and demonstrate the use of specialised equipment.
    • Close physical handling of patients with complex physical or medical conditions, with or without mechanical aids.
    • Cope with unpredictable patients who may be physically or verbally abusive.
    • Crouching, bending, kneeling and holding awkward postures for long periods.
    • To be able to discuss and explain specific interventions to the patient (eg: whilst adjusting wheelchairs safely and efficiently to suit the user)

About you:

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or in the absence of this formal qualification, a minimum of 3 years experience in a wheelchair technician role or a similar position in the private sector
  • Current VRCT registration
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of mechanical engineering techniques
  • Experience of working in a mechanical engineering workshop, safe use of hand tools and power tools
  • Computer literate and effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with wheelchair users
  • Full UK Driving Licence

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive annual salary
  • Up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) plus optional 5 days leave unpaid
  • 5% Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff benefit scheme 200+ exclusive perks and discounts from leading retailers and leisure outlets

This role is working in a regulated activity and is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or, in the absence of this formal qualification, a minimum of 3 years experience in a wheelchair technician role or a similar position in the private sector.
  • Current VRCT registration
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of mechanical engineering techniques
  • Experience of working in a mechanical engineering workshop, safe use of hand tools and power tools
  • Computer literate and effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with wheelchair users

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Employer details

Employer name

Millbrook Healthcare

Address

Unit B2

Forsyth Road

Woking

Surrey

GU21 5SA


Employer's website

https://www.millbrook-healthcare.co.uk/

Posted

4 days ago

Description

Hilton Woking will be opening its doors in late 2021 and will play an integral part in Woking’s Victoria Square regeneration plan.

The new high-rise hotel will feature 189 guest rooms including 12 suites and will feature a lobby bar, all-dining restaurant and stylish Sky Bar.

For corporate events and gatherings, the hotel will offer more than 700 square meters of function and meeting space including a 54-square-meter ballroom up to 500 guests.

A Chief Engineer will manage the Engineering Team to efficiently maintain all hotel operations such that safety, security, conversation, and compliance are ensured at the highest levels.

What will I be doing?

As Chief Engineer, you are responsible for the effective management of all engineering and maintenance operations within the hotel, including energy conservation. You are also responsible for the development of the Engineering Team and staying abreast of compliance regulations and procedures in the field of Engineering, as required for hotel standards. Specifically, a Chief Engineer will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

+ Lead the Engineering Team in the day-to-day engineering and maintenance operations of the hotel, including service standards, equipment schedules, and work schedules
+ Communicate with Housekeeping to coordinate and prioritize maintenance activities for Guest rooms and public areas
+ Develop systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of Guests and Team Members, as well as the proper conditions for plants, machinery, and property
+ Communicate with Government agencies to ensure full compliance with statutory regulations
+ Prepare Capital and Repairs and Maintenance budgets for Engineering
+ Perform daily checks around the hotel
+ Conduct lift emergency release procedures as required
+ Diagnose, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment within the hotel
+ Ensure good relationships are built with internal and external customers
+ Maintenance of all hotel fixtures and fittings to ensure they are in safe condition and take action when any unsafe situations arise
+ Develop, implement, and direct all emergency programs
+ Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses
+ Coordinate renovation bidding, define the cost and scope of the project, and oversee the general contractor and subcontractors to ensure quality work is performed cost effectively
+ Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
+ Identify and introduce environmentally-friendly systems and equipment
+ Monitor Key Performance Indicators for the Engineering Department and take corrective action, as required, to improve equipment inventory, quality audit, productivity, and other objectives
+ Manage all Team Member related activities, including recruitment, performance management, training, career planning, disciplinary matters, and team motivation

What are we looking for?

A Chief Engineer serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

+ Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering
+ A degree in Engineering or similar
+ Exposure to budgeting and basic accounting
+ Positive attitude
+ Good communication skills
+ Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
+ Strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team
+ Excellent grooming standards
+ Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
+ Ability to work under pressure
+ Ability to work on their own
+ Previous experience of facilities management
+ Proficient, at an advanced level, with computers and relevant computer programs

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

+ First Aid
+ Qualification in engineering field

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands (http://jobs.hiltonworldwide.com/our-brands/index.php) . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Job: _Engineering, Maintenance and Facilities_

Title: _Chief Engineer - Hilton Woking_

Location: _null_

Requisition ID: _HOT078BM_

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Source: Hilton