Engineering Operations Controller

Engineering Operations Controller

Job Title: Engineering Operations Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol
Salary: £28 - £30 per hour
Start Date: 2019-09-20
Reference: J140838
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2019 14:16

Job Description

A fresh exciting new role has just come up with our client. If you're an experienced PMO or Engineering Controller and looking for a new challenge, then this could be the role for you.
Main accountabilities and deliverables:
Support the preparation of Statements of Work (SoWs) by the engineering teams. These can range from small scale micro-projects to SoWs that encompass an entire fuel system development programme for a new aircraft.
In tandem with the SoW preparation, support the development of project budgets for both man-hours and direct costs
Ensure costs are collected correctly and accurately. Ensure these costs can be reported to your stakeholders in potentially multiple formats to show spend trends against the budget etc
Maintain the cost booking code system for the project.
Ensure a good working relationship is developed with the Planning and Control department to support the Operational Plan process which includes estimating costs, development of budgets and responses to budget challenges.
Establishment and maintenance of engineering plans working very closely with the team to ensure a high quality plan is developed and agreed.
Track progress of achievement against plan working with the engineering teams to ensure commitments are met.
Ensure an agreed recovery plan with the engineering teams and programme management for any late deliveries,
reporting progress against the plan in a format and frequency to be agreed with your line management.
Support the engineering teams' development of resource plans, usually through the SoW development process, but in any other ways that may occur.
As required, maintain an up to date list of resources booking to the project. This shall encompass all resources and not just those engineering staff directly on the project team.
Project Support:
Support to Work Package Leader as required for the preparation and participation in stakeholder meetings, e.g. Project Team meetings / Visual Management meetings, Domain reviews, meetings with A/C Programme Chief Engineers.
Support for Continuous Improvement initiatives and workshops, e.g. Lean.
Support the fuel domain IYUM department's initiatives to improve delivery within the company. This shall include deployment of new tools where appropriate and sharing of best practice with your other Engineering Operations Co-ordinator colleagues
Support the risk management process as required
Be a flexible, proactive and supportive member of the team, helping the engineering effort to deliver the project to time, cost and quality.
Tasks to be solved in the position:
1.)Establishment of project budgets and tracking of Fuel Domain spend against budget
2.)Monitoring of Fuel Domain resources allocated to the project in terms of headcount and bookings
3.)Establishment and maintenance of appropriate planning
4.)Project Management support to Engineering Team Leaders and project team to facilitate project delivery
Major end results - your support shall enable the engineering team to meet their commitments for time, cost and quality. This will be achieved in the context of supporting Lean and performance improvement initiatives within the Fuel Domain.