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Engineering Manager

Location: Santiago, Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile
Job ID: R0051764
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2024
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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Manage a team of designers/engineers to deliver high quality, cost effective and timely engineering solutions to customers. Formulate plan, allocate resources to meet the agreed contractual and financial targets. Ensure team's compliance with standard processes, procedures, practices and safety requirements.

Main Accountabilities:

1. Technical contribution Defines and ensures implementation of operating guidelines for team. Oversees progress within own area of responsibility, identifies and manages technical issues. Drives team performance to ensure that deliverables are met on time, as per the set contract, safety and quality requirements.

2. Customer and sales Ensures delivery of technical solutions according to customer requirements. Drives development of processes/practices based on customer feedback. Provides engineering support during the bid phase, ensures that the resources required to deliver the technical solutions are correctly accounted (e.g. the requirements for safety, technical competence, quality, schedule and cost).

3. Contract management Oversees contractual work within own area of responsibility. Conducts regular progress reviews, identifies and manages contractual risks.

4. Planning and control Ensures that the engineering team is adequately resourced, developed and equipped to meet business needs. Ensures correct assignments of tasks within the engineering team, defines relevant performance metrics. Creates work plans and cost estimates for engineering work.

5. Risk and opportunity management Ensures completion of risk assessments and opportunity assessments (e.g. variation orders and claims) and implementation of resulting actions across projects.

6. Supply chain management Collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that correct suppliers services and equipment are available to support the engineering execution.

7. Technical leadership and development Facilitates best practice sharing within the engineering team. 8. Processes and tools Develops and drives continuous improvement activities to improve processes, policies, procedures and effectiveness within one’s area of responsibility.

9. People leadership and development Ensures (with HR support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates, coaches and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR polices.

10. Finance and budget Participates in defining the annual budget for area of responsibility and is accountable for managing performance against agreed financial targets and constraints. Grade Job Evaluation Indicators Typical Qualifications and Experience Rational

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