Engineering System Lead

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLouis Falconer-Flavin

Job description

We have a current opportunity for an Engineering System Lead with a leading energy company. The position will be based in London on a contract basis.

Develop the design for a major sub-system of a carbon capture plant. This is a significant multidisciplinary engineering challenge which brings together civil engineering, architectural design, chemical engineering, and low-cost build and manufacturing together into one system.

Key responsibilities:
Optimisation of sub-system performance, working with the Systems team to design for lowest levelised cost of capture.
Encourage innovation within the team and ensure intellectual property is appropriately protected.
Work with the performance engineers to develop models of the sub-system, and work with the systems team to ensure integration into the system models.
Develop the mechanical and electrical design of the sub-system.
Understand and manage risks, failure modes and other engineering challenges within the system.
Work with systems team and deployment team to ensure an overall lifecycle lowest cost of CO2 capture, and to develop methods of plant construction.
Ownership of the sub-system core bill of materials, working with the team responsible for deployment to ensure a supply chain which is capable of rapid scale-up and cost reduction.
Work with the deployment team and the external supply chain to ensure industrial design is suitable for rapid deployment, low cost, and to achieve planning permission.
Management of technology suppliers contributing to the sub-system, including development and test.

Work related competence:
Degree level or equivalent qualification in engineering or science.
At least 10 years' experience in relevant engineering industry, which may include but is not limited to civil engineering, construction, automotive, low-cost manufacturing.
Track record of developing and delivering mechanical systems which interact with fluids. Track record of direct accountability for a whole system or major sub-system must be demonstrated.
Experience across the product lifecycle, including developing and qualifying technology, supply chain development, manufacturing, assembly processes.
Ability to discuss, understand and assess applications of modern method of construction, and approaches to Design for X, with a particular understanding of design for cost.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.