Project Engineer

Vitu Cellular
11 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Engineer

Vitafoam, based in Middleton, Manchester and part of the Vita Group, manufactures polyurethane foam focusing on bedding, upholstery, medical, industrial, packaging and automotive markets. An opportunity has arisen to help strengthen the engineering department in an exciting and growing business.

Position: Project Engineer
Location: Middleton, Greater Manchester
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.75 hours per week
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: contributory pension scheme matching up to 7% of contributions, with this comes 4 x salary death in service life assurance.

About the role:

Reporting to the engineering manager, as a mechanically biased project engineer you will be part of a small team responsible for scoping, and sourcing safe, cost effective engineering solutions within a busy chemical processing and manufacturing environment.


- Devise project scope, feasibility, design and cost plans for a range of projects
- Prepare Management of Change documents, safety plans, risk and method statements
- Manage the design, construction, installation and commissioning of multiple projects
- Manage project budgets and track project progress
- Identify process improvements and implement solutions to improve reliability and efficiency
- Selection and management of suitable contractors
- Based in Middleton Manchester with occasional travel to Vita sites or suppliers

About you:

- Applicant should ideally have extensive experience and hold a HNC / D or Degree in mechanical engineering
- Knowledge of pumps, piping systems, mixing and materials handling from a chemical / reprocessing / manufacturing background
- Whilst having a mechanical bias a good understanding of civil and electrical work is preferred
- Ability to use Autocad for layouts and P&I drawings
- Use of MS office and project suite
- Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate yourself and others
- Critical thinking skills and ability to constructively resolve issues and problems
- NEBOSH certificate in health and safety would be advantageous

You may have experience of the following: Project Engineer, Project Manager, Project Management, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Design Engineer, Product Manager, Product Development, Civil Engineering, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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