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up to £48000 per annum, 24 days plus bhols, 5% company bonus

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Are you an experienced Project Engineer within an engineering or manufacturing company?

Are you currently a Process Engineer or manufacturing engineer who wants to get into Project Engineering?

My client is in the Food and Dairy industry, but an engineering background, oil and gas, or Process engineering background also of interest. They are looking for a Project Engineer / Senior Project Engineer to join their team

Office and site based, possible hybrid option


Process lead for assigned projects and work packages.

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

Lead process design to ensure P & I drawings, Component Schedules and Design Risk Assessment are accurate and updated.

Coordinate and provide technical input to project delivery team.

Coordinate sub-contractor work packages.

Host regular core team meetings and customer project reviews.

Assist project manager with planning and execution of assigned projects in accordance with key dates, milestones, budget and Company procedures.

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

Generate project documentation including statements of work, specifications, commissioning documentation, completion certificates, O&M manuals as defined by Company procedures.

Plan installation activity and coordination of the site delivery team.

Lead commissioning, start up and performance test activities, ensuring a seamless handover to customers.

Provide customer-facing technical support throughout project lifecycle.

Mentor and provide guidance and support to the junior members of the project delivery team as and when required.

Support generation and maintenance of engineering standards to drive a consistent technical approach to projects.

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

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

Person Specification

Formal qualification in an engineering discipline DESIRABLE

Proven experience delivering projects in the FMCG industry

Excellent communication and people skills

Ability to manage budgets and resources and understand procurement procedures

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

Ability to mentor, lead and motivate others

Advanced MS Office skills, including use of MS Project

Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation

Hold a valid driving licence

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

Prepared to stay away when required


£40k- £48k DOE

37.5 hours a week - Monday to Friday

24 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Increased pension contributions

Team events every quarter

Additional holiday for long service

Annual Bonus scheme

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