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Technical Lead (CEL) - Bulk Supplier and Fabrication

Job Category:  Engineering
Contract Partner Company:  MEH Alliance
Employing Company:  MEH Alliance

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MEH Role: Technical Lead (CEL) – Bulk Supplier and Fabrication


  • Complete technical management of procurement and manufacturing contract activities through the 3 key stages:
  • Start of Manufacturing (SOM) – ‘M’ reference activities
  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) – ‘F’ reference activities
  • Shipment to Site – ‘S’ reference activities
  • Compliance with the ‘Manufacturing Hub’ manual activities
  • Provide technical support to Project Manager during contract ITT stage including quants and design basis
  • Compilation and management of distribution matrix in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Compilation and management of the surveillance plan in accordance with Quality Requirement grades
  • Engagement (via the Responsible Designer (RD)) of Direction Industrielle (DI) for manufacturing surveillance execution
  • Engagement with the Third Party manufacturing surveillance specialist (where activities not undertaken by DI)
  • Management of Technical Issues during fabrication such as TQ’s, NCR’s and design changes
  • On behalf the Engineering Manager, lead the end of manufacturing HO3 design gate review to ensure smooth release of materials to site and design responsibility transfer to JDO
  • Liaise with Interface and Integration team and construction to establish any specific material run off requirements to meet site installation sequence and ensure that these are instructed via the PM
  • Any other specific duties that the Engineering Manager discharges to the Technical Lead (CEL) for Bulk Supplier and Fabrication



Key Deliverables and Activities:

  • Progress and performance reporting to the Engineering Manager
  • Approved End of Manufacturing Design at HO3 to enable release to site for installation
  • The Technical Leads (CELs), ensure the technical coordination of NNB equipment contracts on design/qualification dimensions. More specifically, guarantee that the Manufacturing activities respect the design/qualification and technical specifications: 
  • support the PM on all design/qualification-related issues throughout the entire end-to-end process 
  • processes all the open points and modification requests with design impact 
  • proposes to the PM solutions to design-related issues and curative actions if relevant in connection with RD or NNB teams 
  • inform TCO-Technical Lead of significant technical open points, exemptions and NCRs 
  • oversee that Manufacturing is performed in line with design and technical specifications 
  • ensure that all the applicable and applied Manufacturing procedures are in line with the design and technical specifications, in connection with IP, Equipment Engineers and In-shop Inspectors 
  • ensure that NCRs resolution outputs are in line with the design and technical specifications, in connection with QML, Equipment Engineers and In-shop Inspectors 
  • A CEL appointment may be singular by contract, or supporting multiple contracts dependent upon the contract size and complexity.

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience 
(as per MEH matrix)

  • Minimum HNC in an engineering discipline. 
  • Experience of construction of large multi-discipline projects, understanding of engineering design delivery, understanding of cross-discipline relationships, interfaces and coordination. 
  • Experience of engineering design delivery, requirements, standards, handover and quality needs, including use of 3D modelling environment. 
  • Nuclear sector experience, ideally in new build environment. 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & data management. 
  • A positive ‘can do’ mentality, self-motivated, setting the right behaviours. 
  • An ability to think laterally and flexibly to deliver solutions, and a ‘process driven’ focus to delivery. 
  • Strong communication skills with their team and external stakeholders. 
  • Has worked at a level, providing accountability for their actions. 
  • An ability to reach sensible compromise positions. 
  • Can demonstrate previous record of success in their discipline, evidenced by examples. 
  • Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
  • Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality



Additional Qualifications/ Experience:    

  • Degree in engineering (desirable) 
  • Charted / Incorporated Engineer with relevant engineering institute or working towards Charted / Incorporated status 
  • Detailed understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations advantageous but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of French language an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.



MEH Values attributed behaviours:        

  • Demonstrates Humility through sharing success as a team
  • Demonstrates Positivity through always striving for solutions
  • Demonstrates Respect through valuing other points of view
  • Demonstrates Clarity through sharing information simply and concisely
  • Demonstrates Solidarity through adopting a “One Team” MEH approach



For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.