Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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    Production / Operations

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  • Salary:

    40000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Gorton

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Project Engineer

Location: Gravesend, Kent

Salary: Circa £40k plus excellent benefits

A large manufacturing company are now looking for a Project Engineer to join their team.

Project Engineer – Overview

To support the strategic direction of the business in a safe, professional and proactive manner.

  • To lead and manage delivery of the following projects types on site…
  • Strategic Capital Investment Projects (CAPEX)
  • Specific Operational Process Improvements
  • Select Site Facilities Projects

Project Engineer – Responsibility

  • Manage the overall project scope of Manufacturing projects and ensure safe implementation to budget, to schedule, to specification and in compliance with safety legislation and guidelines.
  • The scope will include all aspects of projects…
      • Scope
      • Feasibility
      • Design & Development
      • Commercial Business Case
      • Supply Chain Management
      • Implementation & Validation
      • Operational Handover
      • Review & Lesson Learnt
  • Providing project tracker reports and KPIs to monitor performance, including the identification of risks and proposing options to manage them.
  • Ensure that all assets acquired or constructed during the project, are adequately capitalized and activated into the company fixed assets list. Ongoing ownership of the asset list is likely.
  • Participate and take ownership where required in the areas of SIGO (SSHE management system), LPS (Loss Prevention System), Quality and Controls.
  • Actively participate in the company personal development plan and opportunities to identify improvement and development opportunities.
  • Cooperate with and support other members of the Engineering team and wider organisation to achieve their objectives, which may rely or benefit from your skills, knowledge or experience.
  • To observe the company policies and guidelines and encouraging others to do so too

Project Engineer - job requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Project Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications, and experience:

  • Technical Degree (Mechanical / Electrical / Process / Chemical / Manufacturing Engineering)
  • Minimum of 3 years managing projects in a manufacturing process environment
  • Project management skills, ideally using a Stage-Gate type risk approach
  • Ability to prepare and manage project specifications
  • Applied commercial skills, particularly in relation to specifying equipment and service offer purchase order requirements
  • Good awareness of CAPEX (capital) and OPEX (revenue) budgets

Project Engineer - DESIRABLE

  • PRINCE 2 or other project management courses/qualification
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • 6 SIGMA

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

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