Project Engineer

Innova Search
between £25,000 - £35,000 + bonus
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced environment? Would you like to work for a global engineering business supplying bespoke engineered products and solutions to the world's largest manufactures? Our Client: Focused on heavily engineered products supplied into every major sector. The company has grown organically year on year offering an excellent career opportunity to help drive this organic growth across the world. This is a great opportunity to work with a cutting-edge product range that has doubled the turnover in the past 18 months. This business function is outperforming the rest of the business by over 120%. This is a genuine opportunity to fast track your career in a truly global business. Role: You will work within the UK Proposals team to lead the preparation of bids on a key product range. You will be preparing between 10-15 quotes per week with a value of approximately £10m. This role will work with a number of international sales managers as well as the UK sales team to deliver accurate quotes to key customers worldwide. You will be one of the main points of customer contact making sure that bids are delivered on time and in full prior to manufacturing sign off. Ideally an engineer with an appreciation of rotating equipment, gearing and transmission will be very successful. Other products such as Pumps, Winches and Turbines will be looked at favourably. This role would suit a costing engineer, pricing engineer, commercial engineer, project engineer or a quotation engineer. The role includes active involvement in a wide range of engineering and inter-department support activities for new and existing products. You will work as an integral member of the team to coordinate the appropriate resources within each project to tender. Someone who enjoys building strong relationships with colleagues and customers alike will be successful. Key Responsibilities include: - Prepare accurate cost estimates - Prepare and lead the submission of quotations - including Specification review, critique and negotiation. - Liaise with purchasing to ensure that "bought-out" requirements are understood and that availability meets project timescales - Work with manufacturing to arrive at manufacturing methods & times - Ensure that manufacturing capacity is available to suit project requirements and timescales - Processing of customer orders onto the SAP system - Provide internal support for our external sales managers - Interpretation and comprehension of customer requirements. - Strong core design skills competence in materials selection, gear rating, shaft and bearing analysis, other drive system elements including structures and lubrication systems. - CAD literate preferably Solid Edge. Advanced MS Excel skills are an advantage - Feedback engineering implications of customer changes during contracts - link with sales for chargeable "variations". - Familiar with relevant international standards and specifications. Responsible for ensuring confirmation to contractual, ISO & company quality standards during concept phase. - Play an active part in the concurrent engineering effort. The ideal candidate will have: - At least 2 years in a relevant role. - Knowledge of transmissions engineering technology; systems design, trade-offs, materials, architectures. - Understanding of product costing methods. - Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and business systems. - Commercially aware. Abreast of new developments in the field. - Able to effectively represent the company at a senior level with suppliers and customers If you fit the criteria and are interested in applying for this Project & p Engineer vacancy please click apply.
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