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Why Stopford?

Stopford prides itself on providing a positive and supportive working environment where individuals are respected and valued for their contribution. We are looking to build upon our talented and diverse workforce by employing people who really want to make a difference. A career with Stopford will give you the opportunity to become part of a progressive organisation that offers a culture of opportunity, equality and diversity.

What do we look for?


Our highly skilled team comprises individuals who are committed to our goal of delivering the best service to our portfolio of clients. Some of the main skills we look for in our employees are:

Benefits


We can give you exceptional support, real career progression opportunities and a range of excellent benefits including:

Current Opportunities



We are always looking for exceptional people to join our company. In return we can offer a varied career with the training and development you need to progress. Will you join us?

Senior Environmental Consultant, Competative Salary (dependent on experience), Location Ellesmere Port

Stopford Energy & Environment

 

We are Stopford, an international energy and environment company with a proud history. Founded in 1982, we provide innovative multi-disciplinary engineering solutions to a global market. Our clients include private investors, midstream oil companies, water, chemical and trading companies.

 

During our 35 years we have developed our engineering services to include technology development and environmental consulting.

 

Today Stopford is in a period of growth with an expanding portfolio in emerging and existing industries, our professional services span Consultancy, Technology & Innovation and Projects.

 

Our philosophy is to work with our clients to embrace the Energy Transition to deliver a cleaner better energy future.

 

Title: Senior Environmental Consultant

 

Salary: Competitive Salary   Location: Ellesmere Port    Closing Date: 20th January 2019

 

Job Ref: SEESEC2019

 

The Role:

Reporting to the Consultancy Manager, Stopford is looking to recruit a commercially focused Senior Environmental Consultant. The successful applicant will be joining an established and successful team of environmental consultants and engineers, delivering expert advice to industry.

 

The applicant should be able to demonstrate a track record in relevant environmental disciplines and have experience in liaising with the competent authority.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Preparation of a diverse portfolio of desk-based studies supporting our clients across the process industries.
  • Conducting site surveys.

 

Skills, Education and Experience:

 

  • Be capable of acting as an experienced Environmental Consultant with a track record in a relevant technical role.
  • Experience in the petrochemical, chemical industries and renewables in one or more of the following areas:
  • Flood Risk Assessments
  • Environmental Risk Assessments
  • Contaminated Land Assessments
  • Air Quality Assessments and/or Noise & Odour Assessments.

 

  • Demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Organisational and administrative skills
  • Clear and concise communication in both written and verbal form with excellent interpersonal skills

Required:

  • Environmental based degree /qualification.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Full UK/EEC driving licence.

 

Desirable:

 

  • Hold chartered status or membership of a relevant scientific or engineering professional institution.

 

Employee Benefits:             

 

  • 25 Days Annual Leave (Plus Statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Company Healthcare Scheme
  • Excellent Working Environment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Opportunities for Career Development and Training

 

With support, variety and opportunities, Stopford Energy and Environment is the ideal place to build your skills and career. Want to know more? Visit www.stopford.co.uk.

 

Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

To apply, please send your current CV to [email protected] quoting job reference SEESEC2019

 

If you are shortlisted, we’ll be in touch.

 

 

 

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Competative Salary (dependent on experience), Location Ellesmere Port

Stopford Energy & Environment

 

We are Stopford, an international energy and environment company with a proud history. Founded in 1982, we provide innovative multi-disciplinary engineering solutions to a global market. Our clients include private investors, midstream oil companies, water, chemical and trading companies.

 

During our 35 years we have developed our engineering services to include technology development and environmental consulting.

 

Today Stopford is in a period of growth with an expanding portfolio in emerging and existing industries, our professional services span Consultancy, Technology & Innovation and Projects.

 

Our philosophy is to work with our clients to embrace the Energy Transition to deliver a cleaner better energy future.

 

Post Title:                  Senior Mechanical Engineer

Description

 

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for providing a professional mechanical engineering capability that ensures all relevant engineering standards (legal, competent body, in-house and client) are complied with on any aspect of Stopford work.

 

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

 

  • Have the experience ability to represent the Company to Clients in a manner that assures the Client of our ability to provide whatever service is required.
  • Work within a multi-discipline project team
  • Carry out preliminary mechanical engineering calculations, write specifications and scope of work documentation such that vendors can provide initial quotation and that an EPC can take on the detailed design phase
  • Establish the appropriate standards to meet specific process system conditions, including establishment of the materials of construction, relevant design, manufacturing, construction and acceptance standards.
  • Liaise with vendors regarding the specification and procurement of all aspects of supply of mechanical equipment.
  • Carry out bid analysis for the procurement of items, including pre-delivery inspections and factory acceptance testing/examination
  • Work with the Piping team regarding interpretation and development of scope of works, specifications, layout, design reviews, including the identification of equipment loadings, any specific holding down requirements and any features which may impact structural/civil design
  • Work in conjunction with the combined Engineering discipline team to create a design of plant, equipment and layout that meets a client’s requirements.
  • Identify any specific elements of construction that require special consideration and conduct regular Client/site visits to check progress, inspect quality and assure compliance with design throughout projects
  • Visit clients to carry out survey work or attend progress/technical meetings.
  • Interpret requirements of other engineering disciplines and provide relevant information to ensure compliance with CDM principal designers duties.
  • Ensure the impact of any changes on specifications/design are understood and implemented across all aspects of the design, including Client, other disciplines and Contractors.
  • Provide mechanical engineering guidance to other departments and support the training and development of new engineers – maintaining up to date knowledge of industry trends and issues.
  • Proactively engage with clients, developing and maintaining strong, positive business relationships, understand their needs and recognise opportunities.
  • Understand and implement best practices in mechanical engineering, risk management and cost/schedule control

 

 

Minimum Requirements – Education and Experience

 

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Significant experience in mechanical engineering within a project environment
  • Experience working across the full project lifecycle (concept, FEED, detailed design, construction and commissioning)
  • Good understanding of relevant industry standards
  • Experience of specifying mechanical equipment, specifically within the waste to energy or plastics to fuel industry
  • Basic knowledge of CAD. Ideally with Plant3D.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and develop others
  • Ability to influence and lead in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong leadership skills and desire to take on additional responsibility in the future
  • Ability to collaborate across the disciplines
  • Strong communicator with an ability to tailor content and style of communications in the most demanding and ambiguous situations. Able to persuade without dominating at the highest levels
  • Solid technical skills recognising the possibility of utilising currently available software to aid design where available. Able to use PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

 

Experience within the waste to energy or plastics to fuel sectors would be preferable.

 

Employee Benefits:             

  • 25 Days Annual Leave (Plus Statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Company Healthcare Scheme
  • Excellent Working Environment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Opportunities for Career Development and Training

 

With support, variety and opportunities, Stopford Energy and Environment is the ideal place to build your skills and career. Want to know more? Visit www.stopford.co.uk.

 

Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

 

To apply, please send your current CV to [email protected] quoting job reference SEESME2020

 

If you are shortlisted, we’ll be in touch.

 

 

 

Part-Qualified Management Accountant, Salary £25K-£27.5K+ (dependent on experience), Location Ellesmere Port

Stopford Energy and Environment

Title: Management Accountant – part qualified

Salary: £25-27.5K, plus (dependent on experience)

Location: Ellesmere Port

Closing Date:  24th December 2019

Job Ref: SEEMA2019

Stopford, with a proud history of over 35 years of engineering design and environmental consultancy is in a period of growth and change. This is an exciting opportunity to join us on our transformation journey.

 

The Role

Stopford Energy and Environment is looking for a CIMA part-qualified Management Accountant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of accounting in industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of accurate and timely management accounts
  • Manage the preparation of sales invoices and credit control
  • Manage supplier invoices, expense processing and payments
  • Daily review of Company Bank and invoice finance accounts.
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecasts – forecasting sales receipts, supplier payments and outgoings
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns.
  • Prepare project reviews, analysis and project cost to complete reports for management
  • Ensure that payroll adjustments are administered accurately and timely (e.g. promotion, leaver, sickness, holiday, maternity/paternity leave, etc.)
  • Preparation of management reports to external stakeholders as and when required
  • Support the business managers in the provision and interpretation of financial information through business partnering
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts drafting appropriate commentaries and recommendations
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of business and project risk
  • Ensure that all financial statements and records are maintained in accordance with the latest financial regulations and legislation
  • Liaise with bank and financial institutions
  • Preparation of audit files and statutory accounts
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure accurate and timely preparation of audit information

Skills, Education and Experience

  • CIMA part qualified – study support provided
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of accounting in industry
  • Preferable experience of working in engineering and project management environment
  • Ability to manage time and activities
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong communicator with an ability to influence others
  • Ability to work and communicate at the operational level in the business
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Solid technical skills using PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Preferable experience using Sage or similar accounting software

Who is Stopford Energy & Environment?

One of the fastest-growing energy and environmental consultancies in the UK. For over 30 years, we’ve been providing innovative solutions for our clients. We are an industry leader with an expanding portfolio, spanning R&D to design and commissioning of process technology globally. With growth worldwide, both in emerging and existing industries, we can offer incredibly varied projects with clients across the globe.

With support, variety and opportunities, Stopford Energy and Environment is the ideal place to build your skills and career. Want to know more? Visit www.stopford.co.uk.

Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply, please send your current CV to [email protected] quoting job reference SEEMA2019

 

If you are shortlisted, we’ll be in touch.

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