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Project Engineer

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Castle Cary

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up to £42000 per annum

Job Description

Project Engineer

A growing engineering company near Castle Cary is looking for a Project Engineer to join their team

Role Purpose

Be an accountable Project Engineer for process engineering solutions within the Dairy, Food and Beverage industry.

Manage and be responsible for the success of all projects that are assigned to you, while ensuring that the main aspects including scope, budget, schedule, risk, quality and resource are controlled.

Coordinate cross functionally between all internal disciplines, contractors and suppliers that are involved in your projects and hold a responsibility for their performance.

Back ground of person:

Ideally Dairy / Food and Beverage back ground but also open to chemical engineers, oil and gas, or pharmaceutical. An understanding of process is key and experience managing the delivery, or working in a team delivering process engineering solutions. Process engineers could be a good fit, also engineering managers, who have had process solutions installed, or involvement in operating or maintaining these types of systems.


Main technical point of contact for assigned projects.

Interpretation of customer requirements and flow to design, hardware selection and outsourced work packages.

Planning and execution of assigned projects in accordance with key dates, milestones and Company procedures.

Controlling project scope and identifying change in accordance with Company procedures.

Hosting regular core team meetings and customer project reviews.

Implementing and maintaining project management tools, including action logs, request for information logs, risk registers, etc.

Generating project documentation including statements of work, specifications, commissioning documentation, completion certificates, O&M manuals, etc.

Producing monthly project status reports for senior management/board review.

Liaising with and supporting your lead engineer and site delivery team.

Driving quality and continuous improvement, effectively using non-conformance and project wash up procedures.

Cooperating and communicating effectively with manufacturing and operations management.

Responsibility for your own health and safety as well as those around you.


Formal qualification in an engineering discipline

Relevant experience

Good decision making and leadership skill

Ability to manage several tasks concurrently and meet deadlines

Ability to manage budgets and resources and understand procurement procedures

Ability to work calmly under pressure

Ability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and work as part of a team without constant supervisor

Advanced MS Office skills, including use of MS Project

Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation

Hold a valid driving licence

Be prepared to be trained for new skills and gain extensive project delivery experience and expertise

Be prepared to stay away when required


37.5 hour week

£35k- £45 k DoE

Opportunity to make a significant contribution within a growing company

Company Bonus Scheme

4% employer pension contributions, increasing to 5% from Apr23

Pay enhancements for staying away

Improved CSP

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