Manufacturing Project Engineer

Recruiter
Robert Alan Partnership Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: MANUFACTURING PROJECT ENGINEER

Location: BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS

Industry: Manufacturing

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000, plus benefits

THE COMPANY

Our client is looking for an experienced manufacturing project engineer, to help with the upgrading and updating of manufacturing machinery and processes.

THE OPPORTUNITY

To complete engineering projects by organising and controlling all aspects of the project elements from conception to implementation.
Working with Project Stakeholders, the company engineers and staff and/or engineering contractors to fulfil this role.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Confirm with Stakeholders expectations and define the project specifications through analysis of the design, customer requirements, performance expectations and costs.
  • Identifying project phases and elements; assigning or requesting personnel to phases and elements; reviewing vendor quotations, Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
  • Plan, agree and adhere to project schedules and costs in order to achieve the specification to the project sponsors and stakeholders agreed expectations. Including the engagement of contractors and project costs.
  • Create and construct project files, specification documents. Collate and submit project feasibility studies, justifications, specifications and requests for quotation procurement. Budget compilation and prepare required documentation to secure capital expenditure budgets.
  • Complete projects safely, on time, in full and to budget.
  • Ensure projects, where appropriate, adhere to both European Regulations & Standards and company safety standards.
  • Control project cost by raising and processing purchase requisitions and invoices as required and updating budget and expenditure records.
  • To design plant and machine systems, produce functional descriptions of operation and produce detailed drawing sets in AutoCAD or Solidworks.
  • To maintain compliance with technical standards, internal and external audits.
  • Attend meetings as required and prepare reports, survey and analysis papers as required.
  • Liaise with contractors and organise external resources and labour as required.
  • To read, interpret, modify and update engineering drawings.
  • To provide support to determine the costs of proposed capital budgets to support the 10 year plan.
  • Identify potential areas of saving within the business.
  • Identify potential areas of improvement within the business.

THE PERSON

  • We are looking for an experienced Project Engineer.
  • B.Eng Electrical and Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or HNC and HND Engineering or City and Guilds (Mech/Elect/Hydraulic and pneumatic)
  • Experience with AutoCad or SolidWorks.
  • MS Project or project planning tools.
  • Good aptitude for problem solving.
  • Able to develop and integrate machinery.
  • From an OEM machine design and build background.
  • Mechanical Engineer who is strong on Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
  • Would suit someone who has designed and built automated high speed production machinery.
  • Someone who has designed jigs and fixtures for a toolroom or automotive background.
  • Able to look at a problem, design the equipment, put it into production and fit it.

THE BENEFITS

  • Salary £30,000 to £40,000 plus benefits.
  • Stable and growing Company