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  • Location

    Chippenham

  • Job title:

    Materials Interface Engineer

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    rhiannonf@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Job ref:

    C3VEX9

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Siemens

Job Title: Materials Interface Engineer

Location: Chippenham

*Outside IR35*

Reporting to the Materials Interface Controller the Materials Interface Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the correct materials for the projects in the regional portfolio are ordered on time and to budget to support delivery. The Materials ordering will be automated via P6 schedules and the ERP system, the Materials Interface Engineer will monitor this process and intervene by exception to ensure that the right materials are ordered at the right point in time. Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Liaise with the Bids and Tenders Team during mobilization to generate a Bill of Materials from the estimate for projects entering the portfolio, ensuring the BOM is captured

  • Maintain the Bill of Materials for projects in the regional portfolio throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Influence & monitor the materials for the programme schedule and ensure Spiridon correctly orders materials at the appropriate point in the project

  • Liaise with buyers and supply chain to ensure delivery schedule is maintained and remedy any logistical problems arising

  • Ensure that all materials ordered have the correctly identified part number

  • Ensure that scheduled materials ordering via Spiridon meets the projects needs

  • Ensure that the specification of products and materials meets necessary standards and project requirements.

  • Updating Bill of Material details from design outputs and ensure the BoM always reflects current design

  • Liaise with Project Management and Engineering staff to control the process of project material variations / change.

  • Provide timely input regarding material cost forecasting to the project Commercial Manager in support of project delivery reviews.