Vacancy for Welding Engineer in Paris (Suresnes)


Deadline: 31 March 2020

Responsible for delivery of welding engineering activities, such as R&D, welding procedure qualification, weld procedure development and implementation. The Welding Engineer will assist in the achievement of strategic objectives and best practice for the Welding Engineering Department

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Welding Engineer Manager 

Position Accountability

  • The position is given accountability according to the global Authorisation Matrix and Company Code of Business Conduct.
  • Mandate in accordance with current regional Approval Matrix.

Position Responsibilities

Promote and ensure compliance with the Pipeline Production Team philosophies and commitment to Subsea 7 vision and values

Develop and provide effective interfaces

  • Build / enhance relationships between PPT departments, wider Subsea7 and end client

Support Tender Submissions

  • Support Business Development and Commercial Department during the preparation of tender submissions and negotiations
  • Assist in developing technical solutions and prepare technical qualifications for bid to meet client enquiry
  • Assist Commercial Department to develop an accurate estimate of time, resource and materials
  • Assist in the identification of risks

Manage the delivery of welding projects

  • Manage WPQT activities and ensure targets are monitored and met
  • Produce documentation, schedules and procedures
  • Provide advice and support to ensure onsite welding engineering support is effective.
  • Review and drive the status of welding projects, support resolution of issues, provide technical assistance and take corrective / improvement action as required.
    • Monitor and drive performance of welding engineering projects responsible for and take action as required.
    • Assist in developing and implementing effective risk management solutions
    • Ensure effective communication is maintained with clients and other departments
  • Development of systems / procedures and delivery of excellence

    • Assist in monitoring technical developments / requirements and evaluate implications for PPG
    • Assist Welding Engineering Manager to identify, develop and improve tools and systems to enable Welding Engineers to execute and deliver projects more effectively.
    • Review lessons learned for similar projects and ensure improvements are implemented for projects responsible for.


     Attributes / Skills / Required / Sought

    Skills and behavioural expectations:

    • Demonstrates commitment to and promotes Subsea7 vision and values
    • Assumes responsibility for WPQT project
    • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels, internally and externally.
    • Effective project activity management
    • Demonstrates positive attitude and flexibility in work approach.
    • Is risk focused and demonstrates good analytical skills when making decisions
    • shows awareness of, and works well to deadlines
    • Demonstrates effective planning and awareness of overall company objectives
    • Demonstrates professional approach when representing PPT, builds and enhances relationships with client and manages interfaces effectively.
    • Shows commitment to self-improvement, education and development.


    Experience and Education

    Qualifications and experience:

    • HNC minimum – Degree preferable
    • European / International Welding Specialist Qualification or MSc in Welding Engineering; experience in lieu of qualification is considered.
    • Min 2 years Welding Engineer Level Experience


    This job description must not be interpreted as a complete summary of job responsibilities or limitation of job holder accountability. This job description should be recognised as a general requirement of experience combined with attributes considered advantageous to the successful operation of Subsea 7 activities.

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