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Sustainability Environmental Engineer

Posted 25 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationSolihull
Job type Contract
Discipline Manufacturing Engineering
Reference60958_1706174849
Contact NameNutan Dhalpe

Job description

Order Ref: 39107

Position Title: Sustainability Environmental Engineer

Duration: 6 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Solihull

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Position Description:

  • Sustainability Environmental Engineer
  • The GME Pre Construction Team, are seeking a highly motivated and engaged Sustainability and Environmental Engineer to support our growing Pre-Construction Team, within the wider Infrastructure Department.
  • Involved in all aspects of manufacturing sites development, from New Build - Major Projects to Refurbishments including Minor Works.
  • You will assist in developing these new proposals, design concepts and programmes from Strategic Intent, through the full project lifecycle to commissioning and Handover.
  • To support delivery, some UK and International travel will be expected as the needs arise.
  • As a new and growing department, you will help steer and develop new, efficient ways of working, and seek to implement robust cost planning and benchmarking date, across our multiple technology groups.
  • Working with our Customers and wider Manufacturing Engineers, you will assist the group to ensure we meet the Net Zero company strategy.

Skills Required:

  • Construction application of sustainability and environmental.
  • BREEAM, LEEDS, SKI Ratting Able to review infrastructure designs and provide sustainable solutions to be implemented / included.
  • Robust environmental and sustainability knowledge.
  • Able to train teams and audit application of sustainable solutions.

Skills Preferred:

  • Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities (not limited too): Steer and influence the GME Engineers in achieving World Class sustainability implementation.
  • Assist the Pre-Construction lead in development of robust sustainability proposals and support new feasibility studies.
  • Support Feasibility reviews, including scoping site visits.
  • Assist in the development of RFQ / Pre-Qualification Questionnaires where required for sustainability proposals implementation.
  • Manage the Early Stage Risk Register specifically in relation to Cost and Timing with relation to sustainability.
  • Assist in the production of Planning Application drawings and supporting documents (with support as required).
  • Able to manage any appointed consultant engineer support to deliver sustainability / environmental duties as required.
  • Develop MI Standards specification.
  • Taking the lead on sustainable Buildings and plant and equipment.
  • Coordinating all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy.
  • Auditing, analysing and reporting environmental performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies.
  • Promoting and raising awareness, at all levels of an organisation, of the impact of emerging environmental issues, whether legislative or best practice, on corporate, ethical and social responsibility.
  • Support in negotiation of environmental service agreements and managing associated costs and revenues.
  • Working closely with external Regulators, e.g.; Environment Agency and Local Councils Arranging internal Environmental Audits - including follow-up & close-out of any non-compliances (NCs).
  • Be the MI representative in maintaining & updating the Clients' EMS (environmental management system) and all relevant documentation.
  • Keeping up to date with current and future Legislation and advising on reducing impact to Plant Become the environmental technology expert for future ME technologies.

Experience Required:

  • Energy saving experience & appropriate qualifications.
  • Extensive knowledge of Environmental Legislation. E.g.: Environmental Protection Act; IPPC, ISO14001
  • Experience of undertaking Environmental Audits in a Lead or Supporting Role.
  • Ability to lead and influence at all levels within the business and the supply base.
  • Evidence of managing and leveraging maximum support from the wider team to achieve objectives.
  • Must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and can demonstrate effective problem management.
  • Ability to challenge the GME Engineering team to drive cost efficiencies at design stage and manage 'scope creep' / 'design change' impacts.
  • Competent with IT and associated system tools such as BIM Resourceful with an ability to present outputs to all levels.
  • Excellent time management and high level of drive, self-motivated with able to deliver with limited supervision.

Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge of infrastructure delivery process (RIBA Stages) will be advantageous
  • Preferably a member of a recognised body (CEnv)
  • Awareness of Vehicle Manufacturing Processes and associated infrastructure needs is preferred but not essential

Personal Profile Essential:

  • An individual with a customer first mind-set who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • Excellent communicator, having the ability engage and influence at all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to motivate and drive the team through tough challenges.
  • Ability to pull together functional and cross-functional teams to achieve goals and KPIs Core focus on Sustainability and Environmental proposals and project reviews.
  • Time orientated with key focus of quality of event against key project milestones.
  • Ability to develop and robustly present / influence at all levels of the business, Resilient and enthusiastic with the ability to deliver results under pressure.
  • Focused on Professional and Personal Development within their field.

Education Preferred:

  • Preferably Qualified to Degree level or suitably experienced in Environmental and Sustainability applied to infrastructure and building environment.