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Job Information

AECOM Process Optimisation Technical Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. From design and engineering to construction and management, AECOM's technical knowledge, local connections and broad market experience allow us to deliver specialized services across the entire project life cycle.

Through the application of industrial expertise, our Process Optimisation team acts as both a standalone business and supports AECOM projects in the UK&I region and also globally:-

Our process improvement practitioners through the application of LEAN and Six Sigma have further unlocked new thinking to make efficiencies for our clients in Defence, Global Retail and Construction.

Our manufacturing knowledge has translated automotive practices and thinking into the construction and transportation industries.

Our factory gained automation and control experience brings new perspectives to transport infrastructure projects such as the rail and aviation industries.

Objective of the role:

To support development of a top performing Process Optimisation capability within the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of B+P that wins and delivers high value consultancy projects across a broad range of industries and to integrate Lean thinking across all the work that we deliver.

Job Duties:

  • The Process Optimisation team is a key part of the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of B+P and as a senior member of the team you will:

  • Support development of the value propositions for Lean and other process optimisation capabilities applied into traditional manufacturing environments but most significantly into newer sectors such as construction.

  • Support the development of innovative thought leadership that sets AECOM apart from its competitors.

  • Support the development of best practice methods and standards for process optimisation to apply throughout the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of B+P and into the wider AECOM organisation.

  • Develop a network throughout AECOM to adopt Lean into delivery of their projects and with their clients.

  • Develop client relationships through project delivery and in support of business development.

  • Support the development of solutions to business/client challenges developed from a foundation of understanding or analysis of business practices and goals.

  • Collaborate with the senior leadership of the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of B+P to formulate strategy and develop exciting offerings that maximise the potential of the wider AECOM team

  • Ensure projects delivered under your management are executed to quality, cost and time.

Minimum Requirements

  • You will be an experienced, approachable process optimisation engineer

  • You will have demonstrable experience in relevant manufacturing/construction/logistics industries.

  • You will have experience of working in a consulting capacity and developing stakeholder relationships.

  • You will have a good understanding of Continuous Improvement methods/processes and the application of Lean principles and Six Sigma to projects across different industries.

  • You will be able to demonstrate a successful background in leading improvement/change projects.

  • You will have strong coaching, training and influencing skills.

  • You will demonstrate initiative and a desire for dealing with complex problems.

  • You will be able to listen to clients, understand and form compelling arguments for our services..

Preferred Qualifications

You will be flexible and willing to work away from the office to meet our client or business demands

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243328BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.