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Dept. Manager Piping & Mechanical


Stord, Norway
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May 31, 2024
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Full Time
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Business and Functional Leadership
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Do you want to solve global energy challenges for future generations?


At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. 

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our office at Stord is now looking for a Dept. Manager Piping & Mechanical.

What will you be doing?

Be responsible for recruiting, allocating and develop personnel to Aker Solutions projects within New Build and New Energies segments for Piping & Mechanical Fabrication Engineering. Ensure standardization way of working and common procedure, job description, etc. regarding Piping & Mechanical Fabrication Engineering across Yards. Ensure Piping & Mechanical Fabrication Engineering participation in projects review’s according to Project Execution Model (PEM) Be responsible for start-up review in projects to ensure Fabrication Engineering implementation. In close cooperation with the Digitalization teams, ensure development of Fabrication Engineering and tools to meet future needs with respect to new models for project execution. Maintain the overall Piping & Mechanical Fabrication Engineering network in New Build segment, including PEM alignment. Establish, maintain, develop best practices, routines, procedures, processes, and knowledge sharing for the Piping & Mechanical Fabrication Engineering process.

Main area of responsibilities:

  • Strategy development
  • Organizational development
  • Recruitment & team development
  • Budgeting & wage adjustments
  • Performance appraisal
  • Development of Talents and Managers
  • Resource allocation to projects
  • Manager and coordinate Engineering Networks across yards & locations
  • Standardize ways of working

We think you should have:

DIGITAL - Understanding how the business can be improved through digitalization, data can be visualized, interpreted, and used for recommendations and decision making. CHANGE - Ability to adapt to new forms of organization, managing varying situations, demonstrating flexibility and dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity. COMMERCIAL MINDSET - Understand the commercial drivers of the organization and ability to adapt processes in order to increase profitability. COLLABORATION - Ability to reach goals by bringing people together and gather their efforts around a common goal.

  • Experience from leading other Managers
  • Experience from project EPC processes (preferable with a piping & mechanical background)
  • Bachelor / - or Master of Science
  • Open & honest
  • Active, pushing and solution oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication skills both in Norwegian and English
  • Structured and systematic
  • Overall good IT knowledge
  • Innovative and creative mindset
  • Structured, systematic, proactive & service focused

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits, Insurance & Pension scheme
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Modern office building with onsite canteen
  • Close to public transport, restaurants and shopping Centre
  • Free gym/training facilities
  • Excellent health services provided by Aker Care

Interested? Contact us.

Kristine Muri, Senior Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, tel. +47 926 05 486 Ove Skorpen, Vice President, Aker Solutions

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service. We use Semac background checking for final candidates in our recruitment processes.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.