Manager of Engineering/ Office Manager
Equinox Engineering – Professional Opportunity in Mexico City
Position: Manager of Engineering & Office Manager
At Equinox Engineering Ltd. in Mexico City, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced English-Speaking Manager of Engineering to play a pivotal role in the crucial task of leading and managing the engineering department and supervising the operation of our Mexico office. The successful candidate will lead the Engineering team in Mexico City, overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Equinox branch in Mexico, and will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong inter-company relationships and overseeing Engineering work in oil and gas facilities sector including Concept, FEED and Detailed Design.
Leading and supporting the growth of a multidisciplinary Engineering team ensuring quality and best practices for project delivery in the Oil & Gas sector.
Overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Mexico office, fostering a professional and dynamic environment for the delivery of high-quality engineering services.
Ensure that Office practices align with the policies and procedures of the organization.
Collaborate to define and achieve project deliverables on schedule and within or below budget.
Establish Equinox as the preferred supplier and employer in targeted market sectors.
Represent the best interests of Equinox in all internal and external relationships.
Maintain consistent standards for all department staff in their internal and external relationships.
Collaborate and Consult with the President, CEO and Canadian Operation Liaison.
Department Specific Responsibilities:
Support the sustainable growth of the Engineering team in the Mexico office, attracting and retaining the best talent in the market.
Manage inter-company and client liaison activities to support the delivery of Engineering Services.
Develop, maintain, and monitor corporate procedures and standards.
Measure the effectiveness of departmental procedures and standards.
Prepare and review confidential agreements, client dispute resolutions, third-party contracts, and engineering service contracts, as required.
Engage in short and long-term planning, including strategy planning and development.
Determine manpower loading, work forecasts, and staffing requirements.
Resolve conflicts and mediate staff issues.
Conduct employee probationary and performance reviews.
Review and recommend employee salary adjustments and employment contracts.
Oversee employee training initiatives.
Manage office space allocation and office system requirements.
Direct work and approve timesheets of the Discipline Managers.
Participate in Project Management and Departmental Meetings.
Provide input into developing project and engineering procedures.
Provide input into the development of marketing promotional tools, brochures, newsletters, handouts, and websites as required.
Conduct bi-weekly department manager meetings.
Broad exposure to oil and gas engineering and design.
Experience in managing multi-discipline teams.
Ability to resolve interdisciplinary issues and concerns within a team environment.
Developed local knowledge of business economics and trends in the industry.
Proven experience in establishing, developing, and maintaining strong client relationships and project planning and execution in oil and gas facilities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Education and Qualifications:
Engineering Degree or equivalent.
Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering degree.
Masters Degree is preferred.
Minimum 12+ years of oil and gas experience with an EPCM background.
Must be proficient in English (TOEFL score >90 or equivalent).
Must be Permanent Resident of Mexico City
Our People and Culture:
Generous vacation allowances.
Flexible Work Schedules for a healthy work-life integration.
Abundant growth opportunities, mentorship programs, and continuous learning initiatives.
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