Engineering Manager in Jacobs at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website Jacobs

This listing is about Jacobs in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Your Impact

At Jacobs, we’ll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and our business.

About The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join our team on a first of a kind project. The successful candidate will become part of a respected and ambitious company’s contribution to an integrated project team engaged in the whole life development and implementation of major projects. This role will require site attendance on a flexible basis.

This Engineering Manager position is a leadership role requiring cross-discipline knowledge of engineering design, of systems and plant, with a mind set for construction and commissioning in a regulated environment. In this role you will be able to communicate at all levels, have a drive to deliver. You will lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams and will provide those teams with the focus, support, and enthusiasm necessary to achieve the project scope and deadlines. In order to achieve this, you will know how to motivate, engage, and coach your team whilst be able to anticipate challenges and provide appropriate technical decisions and solutions.


Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Degree qualified in appropriate engineering subject.
  • A chartered level of qualification is desirable.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body is preferred.


  • Experience and familiarity with designing for delivery/implementation and associated project construction and execution.
  • Familiarity with and application of current standards within their own skill set with an overarching appreciation of multi-design interactions and interfaces.
  • Understanding of design and development processes and their governance.
  • Knowledge of legislation and standards relating to safety within engineering.


  • Effective interpersonal skills are required to bolster interactions with clients, seniors and peers while working in a “Team” environment.
  • Confidence and demonstrable capability to be able to work with minimal supervision to meet end outcomes or clearly defined targets and engage with all parties.
  • Able to build and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Must possess good communication skills (oral and written) and be able to exchange information at all levels in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and quality are required along with a process improvement-oriented mindset.
  • Capable of effective multi-task working, identifying and managing priorities and working to challenging time scales.


  • Candidates should demonstrate in depth experience and capability across multi-discipline engineering management suitable to the seniority and responsibility of the position.
  • Evidence of experience within a similarly highly regulated nuclear environment is desirable.

Candidates should be a UK National with Security clearance and/or an ability and willingness to be enhanced.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

Job Reference ID CMS0002SK

Company: Jacobs

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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