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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Engineering
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for project engineers with extensive experience in the pharmceutical and petrochemical industry.



  • Proactive Engineering interface on a project between the FW engineering team and Client
  • Overall responsibility for the timely delivery of engineering work which is compliant with the requirements of the contract

  • Maintain effective communication with all relevant parties including Lead Engineers, Client, Department Management, Project Manager, Project Controls Manager, Construction Manager and Procurement Manager

  • Be fully familiar with the requirements of all documents that make up the contract including general conditions of contract, scope of work, specifications and standards etc, and require Lead Engineers to make themselves familiar with same

  • Determine and implement the Package Management Strategy for the project

  • Ensure that all engineering reviews take place and get closed out as per schedule

  • Determine, in conjunction with the Manager – Project Engineering and the Manager - Discipline Engineering, the engineering organisation for the project. Require Engineering Department Managers to provide Lead Engineers in accordance with the agreed manpower plan Require Lead Engineers to obtain manpower from their respective Departments in accordance with the agreed MPP

  • Be familiar with, and control, the engineering budget for the project
  • Liaise with Project Control and Lead Engineers to ensure the development of an achievable detailed schedule for all Engineering activities consistent with the overall project schedule. Buy into and agree the schedule. Effectively manage progress against schedule, and agree remedial action where necessary with the Lead Discipline Engineers
  • Know and understand schedule milestones. Be aware of any bonuses and penalties on milestones. Understand what engineering must contribute to successfully achieve milestones. Manage the Lead Discipline Engineers to achieve the milestones
  • Understand constructability issues and ensure these are reflected in the design
  • Require engineering work to be executed in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications and standards, including health, safety, environmental and quality procedures. Identify the need for project specific engineering procedures, and ensure that they are prepared and adhered to
  • Ensure a mechanism is in place to enable Project and Discipline Engineers to identify potential contract changes and/or deviations to scope. Oversee the preparation of documents to define the scope of such contract changes on the project. Oversee and agree the preparation of man-hour estimates for engineering activities, and the effect on the engineering schedule
  • Ensure that the engineering team is informed of the requirements of specific confidentiality and secrecy agreements
  • Properly allocate the preparation of miscellaneous documents (e.g. construction contract requisitions, miscellaneous material requisitions) to the appropriate specialist group in accordance with guidelines provided by the Manager – Project Engineering and the Manager - Discipline Engineering
  • Ensure that appropriate engineers are approved as Authorised Engineers
  • Ensure Lead Engineers adequately and appropriately populate the DMS and update accurately as required
  • Appraise the Manager – Project Engineering and the Manager - Discipline Engineering of any aspects of the project that prevent compliance with this job description and seek their help in resolving these issues

Skills / Qualifications

 Ensure effective cross-discipline coordination and resolve cross discipline problems

  • Degree in Engineering with an experience in Refinery, petrochemicals,chemicals, pharmaceuticals plants at least 15 to 20 years
  • Experience in having lead the design and engineering team for CD,FEED, and EPCM in grassroots and revamp.contracts. General knowledge and application of engineering procedures, specifications, standards
  • Good communication skills in English (speaking and writing) and Mandarin
  • Able to work in a project team environment




Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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