Principal Materials Handling Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: LP742-299

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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Advisian is currently seeking to fill the position of Principal Materials Handling Engineer for our Ports & Marine Business Linein the EMEA Region.



BEng(Hons) in Mechanical or Process Engineering

Chartered Status preferred

Good Written and Spoken English

Minimum 20 years experience

The candidate will be expected to:
- Manage the delivery of materials handling projects from Front End Consultancy and Feasibility Studies through to detailed design. This will include coordinating Global Resources together with design centres. The projects will be both solely Materials Handling and also a package within bigger projects.
- Undertake Asset Inspections
- Develop Asset Maintenance Capability
- Be responsible for QA/QC in delivery
- Contribute to Business Development Strategy
- Interface with broader business development and operations teams to grow contacts
- Develop and support proposals
- Control Costs on delivery
- Recruit and build team to match work load
- Grow expert Material Handling Advisory services to target government authorities, project developers and financiers around master planning, valuations, financial decisions and policy in regards new projects, transaction advisory, feasibility studies and combined management and technical advisory solutions;
- It is expected that the right candidate will grow the materials handling group into an EMEA Practice within the Advisian Transportation, Infrastructure and Logistics group.

Job Specific Skills
- Collaborative worker
- Lead the use of technology in improving delivery and performance
- The individual will be expected to travel throughout the EMEA region
- Operational experience would be useful
- Dry Materials Handling is a core skill but Liquid and gas products would be useful
- Rail (Pit to Port) experience would be useful
- Support the development of junior staff

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.
If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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