The Big Picture
Howden are a global engineering business who focus on providing clients with industrial products that help multiple sectors improve their everyday processes. Howden’s core focus is on providing quality solutions for air and gas handling, and have over a century of experience in doing so.
As a Technical Assistant, you will provide technical assistance to the Engineering team supporting the delivery of Screw Compressor product solutions along with providing support to Engineering Continuous Improvement activities helping to ensure that initiatives are driven to completion and new processes are embedded. In addition, you will engage with the wider team including Projects, Technical Sales, Operations & Aftermarket to help ensure that Engineering deliverables are completed within schedule requirements.
What Needs To Be Done?
At project initiation, support Engineering Team with workload planning including design and procurement deliverables
Management and control of engineering documentation activities associated with Screw Project execution to ensure contractual compliance
Assist team members in the creation of Parts and BOMs using company ERP system
Assistance on PLM system for creation of Purchase Requisitions and other relevant Project Documentation
Liaise with Engineering team to co-ordinate various activity trackers for each project to provide visibility of project status for issue to all departments
Liaise with Project Management, Technical Sales and Aftermarket team to co-ordinate any support requirements
Assist in the resolution of issues by liaison with engineering team, project managers, suppliers and internal departments to seek fact-based solutions
Support continuous improvement activity to ensure efficient coordination of projects
Provide general administration support across the Engineering team to include booking of travel, training, time sheets and team holiday calendar etc.
Ensure adherence to health and safety standards in compliance with company policy to ensure safe working environment
What Do You Need To Bring?
Essential skills, knowledge & behaviours
Planning and organisational skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
Proactive team player with a strong attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, written and oral
Ability to work unsupervised
Computer literacy with a good knowledge of MS Office applications
Desirable skills, knowledge & behaviours
Experience in dealing with clients and suppliers
Experience working within a project environment
Experience with document management and/or ERP systems
What Will You Get In Return?
You will have the opportunity to work for a global engineering organisation in a challenging and dynamic role with great development opportunities. We offer a competitive salary along with a great benefits package.
The advantages of working at Howden:
Worldwide business – Liaise with our colleagues in 27 countries.
We offer global and local opportunities– 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments – You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with our digital solutions. At Howden we have a strong corporate identity and purpose – You will be a member of our team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet.
Our products and organisation are Revolving Around You – Our culture promotes individual development to enhance our most important asset – our people.