Junior Cost Engineer
Air Products
At Air Products, we've been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable for more than 75 years. With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage to medical, energy and transportation. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.

We’re Recruiting…Junior Cost Engineer, Hersham, UK.
Our EMEA regional Project Controls team is growing in both size and capabilities. We are currently recruiting for a Junior Cost Engineer to be based in Hersham, UK as part of our Global Project Execution team.

The successful candidate will have some engineering experience with complex, projects. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting our project managers in guiding and advising the Global Project Execution and Engineering Teams on cost expenditure to budget maintaining cost reports, change management, forecasting and financial control for the project. Generation of monthly cost reports with identification, commentary and recommendations on cost issues.

This is an office-based role, but occasional travel may be required.

Your Challenge…

You will support out Senior Project Engineers with the following scope

Attend project kick-off/ commercial kick-off and monthly project team reviews.
Develop project execution baseline cost report derived from ‘As sold’ cost estimate and check all costs have been allocated into correct CBS to match scope.
Review all major bid tabs to review currency impacts and correct budget / cost allocation.
Monitor project spend to ensure accurate cost reporting. Review and analyse supplier, sub-contractor invoices to allocate these expenditures against the appropriate CBS.
Prepare monthly/quarterly spend analysis. Attend project meetings to provide Project Management with current financial information and trend log regarding potential impacts to project budget or forecast.
Develop forecast trend analysis for all phases of the project through productivity data and EVM.
Manage and facilitate the project change control process for recording and managing of project changes to baseline. Analyse change order values against current budget and prepare reconciliations to include in forecast at completion reports.
Assist project team in development of action plans to avoid cost & schedule overruns.
Maintain reserve and contingency analysis.
Using the L4 deliverables to assist budget holders in accurately forecast man-hours with design.
Work with the project team to develop detailed monthly cost forecast, productivity and progress status reports.
Review forecast with the Project Manager/Engineering Leadership Team.
Produce all monthly/quarterly reporting data for the project reporting.

Essential Skills and Experience…

Core competencies: Commercial and technical acumen and working knowledge of project cost controls tools and systems, project management, business development and finance.

As a Junior Cost Engineer, you will have:
Education – Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
Experience in Project Execution / Project Controls
Ability to work within an established team to achieve targets and goals.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Excellent knowledge and proficiency with the Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, One Note)
Working knowledge of SAP, Primavera P6, Deltek Acumen is desirable
EPC background highly desirable

What We Offer:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
In return, we offer a competitive salary & benefits package, a culture of respect, challenge and innovation – with excellent opportunities for growth and development.
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