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Engineering Manager

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Location: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon Bangkok, Thailand
Job ID: TH53759475
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General information:

Provide strategic direction, leadership, management and coordination of the engineering function across business units. Drive the performance of the engineering function performance to ensure that all engineering activities meet the required safety, integrity, financial and contractual requirements. Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities across the function.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will act as member of the business unit management team providing strategic and operational guidance to support ongoing development of the business. Serve as an escalation point for individual and systemic engineering issues within the organization.

  • You will manage the customer relationships at senior level, develops long-term relationship with key customers. Work with the customer to shape and deliver solutions - seeks feedback and innovates with the customer to drive and deliver improvement.

  • You will work with business development to target new, present new technology and innovation at conferences, client events, oversee contractual work within own business units, conduct regular progress review, identify and manage contract risks.

  • You will create and manage implementation of long-term strategic plans which define business strategy resource requirements, oversees planning and control process in the engineering teams, conduct regular reviews to ensure the execution of tenders/projects according to agreed targets in terms of schedule, quality, cost and customer satisfaction.

  • You will monitor quality metrics, identifies opportunities for improvement and oversees improvement activities, create and implement strategies to ensure that business risks are identified and managed, and business oversee the proper application of contract and claim management methods in accordance with HAPG policies, and contractual agreements.

  • Collaborate with the supply chain function to develop strategic partnerships with key suppliers of services and equipment needed for engineering.

  • You will guide the business in building engineering/operational capability through training, mentoring and shadowing programs, support business unit in establishing and deploying required frameworks/processes, conduct and follows-up certification process jointly with business unit, ensure processes are in place to capture and share best practices and operational experiences.

  • Support global business unit strategy with defining concepts for business unit-specific Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), compliance and supply chain management and developing processes and tools.

  • Conduct management reviews to guide operation of continuous improvement activities, ensure (with HR support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. and guide, motivate, coach and develop direct and indirect subordinates, within HR polices.

  • You will contribute to management review of the business unit's financial performance, along with other business unit management team members, formulate financial plans and budget estimate for the unit/business area. Oversee adherence to these plans and estimate.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

  • 10 years of experience in the Engineering of EHV Substation System Integration style projects working with OEM multinationals (or similar matrix organization).

  • Rail Experience shall be an added advantage.

  • The successful candidate shall have proven knowledge, skills, and experience to lead all project execution activities in the area of responsibility.

  • Ensure the optimized technical solutions are delivered in accordance with company procedures, contract specifications, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, and schedule commitments.

  • Coordinate and oversee team development and standardized process development to continually improve effectiveness of engineering team members.

  • Proven experience to deliver the Design and detailed engineering of EHV substation system integration projects in both greenfield and brownfield environment.

  • Good in evaluating the engineering risks and opportunities to strategize the mitigation plan during early design phase.

  • Offering Engineering support for various Portfolio management of multiple projects with differing complexities and nuances simultaneously, performance management of the team and take proactive actions to improve it by appropriate training and development actions.

  • Ensure the achievement of milestone as per defined timeline for all engineering deliverables.

  • Quality deliverables skills with good document management, proficient with MS Office and other Engineering tools.

  • Leadership skill in maintaining the team of Engineering professionals with remote engineering support.

  • Communications & presentation skills and excellent level of English required.

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