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We are looking for a Senior Development Engineer to join our Energy Infrastructure Services (EIS) business in the Development and Design team. This role is homebased, with frequent nationwide travel required.

Here’s what you’ll be doing

You will provide our customers, engineering solutions that offer a mix of problem resolution, energy profile reduction and a low carbon functionality to help future-proof their business operations and costs. This is a challenging environment at a time of major industrial de-carbonisation and engineering change that challenge traditional conventions, in thinking and approach, and we are looking to attract high quality engineering staff across all disciplines who feel that they would enjoy this challenge and would be able to develop and grow within a team of similar minded people.
Working in a flexible way with a geographically spread UK group we offer scope for training and personal growth for all applicants and would openly invite applicants from all engineering backgrounds, even if you don’t meet all of the suggested criteria.


Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the Development Team in the UK (c.3-5 direct reports in various locations across the UK).
  • Leading for innovation in developing innovative energy systems.
  • Take the lead technical role for the larger, more complex projects;
  • Oversee and provide in depth analysis of Key Project Development Metrics ensuring commercial content meets the customer and projects requirements.
  • Building relationships with customers to understand, manage and predict their requirements.
  • Responsible for the Project Development budgets.
  • Manage the feasibility and concept design process, creating innovative, effective and commercially attractive decarbonisation proposals.
  • Monitor the Development Team ensuring the project portfolio will meet time, cost, environmental, quality and safety indicators.
  • Allocate team workload, monitor resources and ensure business and project objectives are maintained.
  • Work with internal stakeholders including Commercial, Procurement, Legal, Designers, and Project Management to ensure that projects are deliverable to programme, cost, quality and safety targets.


What we need from you

  • Degree Educated preferred (B.Eng./M.Eng. MSC) or HND/Experience in Electrical, Mechanical, Energy, Materials or Chemical Engineering (Class 2 or above preferential) or proven experience within an Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Sector.
  • Good understanding of the application of CDM Regulations.
  • IOSH or NEBOSH General Certification.
  • Experience/knowledge of Industry standards (CIBSE Regulations/building services, British Standards, ISO etc) and industrial sector.
  • Proven track record in carrying out detailed Project Development reports to fulfil multi-technology Industrial & Commercial Energy Solutions.
  • Ability to draw on and develop knowledge and expertise in a highly professional manner, and to analyse and solve stakeholder and/or client issues to satisfactory resolution.
  • Sound commercial understanding and recognition of wider impacts of actions and decisions.
  • A good knowledge of the process industry and/or the building services sector of the construction industry.
  • In depth knowledge of private/public sector & commercial procurement.
  • Review and assimilate information on client utility systems and operating data in order to develop initial proposals including making informed assumptions where information is not available.
  • Ensuring that technical and regulatory risks inherent in concept solutions and proposals to clients are identified and proposals made to mitigate if required.
  • Develop complex technical models to simulate the operation of client utility systems and identify and evaluate energy savings opportunities.
  • Take personal responsibility for Health and Safety within the Development function and ensure that all policies, procedures and long-term corporate goals are adhered to.
  • Management of Health and Safety, ensuring compliance with legislation, reduction in the frequency and impact of accidents and ill health to the business.

Here’s what you need to know

  • Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022! As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our current ranking is 8th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.
  • We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.
  • As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
  • We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.

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