Project Engineer

Posted 21 March by JTH Recruitment Ltd

Our client is a highly reputable, privately owned, medium sized company that are seeking a "hands on" experienced Project Engineer preferably from the food processing industry, pharmaceutical or similar

The Role
Working under own initiative, with support from our close-knit projects team as necessary, fulfilling "inception to completion" project engineering and management.

A typical project engineer’s role starts with carrying out client liaison to fully identify detailed user requirement following receipt of order.

Continuing with engineering works including - sourcing equipment from there own range of products and that of close partner companies, working with the client to establish working line layout and agreeing KPI’s, generate P&ID’s & PFD’s, supplier negotiations and equipment purchasing, project cost tracking and monitoring, conduct our own internal fabrication quality and pre-assembly inspections and those with the client prior to despatch. Documentation gathering for manual compilation and training purposes.

Finishing with on-site works from start of installation to hand-over to client including - Site supervision of all elements of installation works, working closely with key contractors for both mechanical and electrical build. Hands-on approach to commissioning, engineer/operator training and managing closure of snagging lists.

On larger projects you may be nominated "project leader" whereby you would be leading a small team of engineers plus health and safety manager on site working under CDM regulations.

The successful candidate can expect a healthy split of 60% office based activities and 40% on-site. Site work could be in the UK but also requires candidates to travel both in Europe and further a field, so candidates need to be prepared to spend time abroad.
Candidate Attributes
Minimum HNC/HND qualification in engineering
Minimum 3 years industry experience (mechanical/process bias)
Previous experience in equipment design, fabrication and installation, project engineering
Preferably from the food, pharmaceutical or other related process industry
Good understanding of machinery process and design
A strong "hands-on" engineering background
Dynamic, enthusiastic and flexible approach and willing to travel (at times on extended durations)
Excellent Commercial awareness
Excellent people skills and clear communicator with the ability to form strong customer relationships
Computer literate with working knowledge of the following:-
AutoCAD
Microsoft Project & Office range of programs

The Package
Working with a dynamic team of enthusiastic engineers working under own initiative. Casual, professional office environment.
Excellent job satisfaction through turn-key "cradle to grave" ownership.
Varied travel opportunities.

Base salary dependant on experience, would be any of 3 grades and subject to annual salary reviews
Weekday overtime (when on site) of x1, Weekend overtime of x1.5 and Bank Holidays @ x2 OTE of upto £50K.
Company car for both business and private use. Expenses paid by the company with private mileage paid by the user at the prevailing rate.
Travel expenses covered by the company
BUPA after qualifying period
Company contributory pension scheme
Other working tools such as Mobile Phone, note-book computer provided.

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