Project Engineer X2

£35000 - £40000 per annum
18 Feb 2013
18 Mar 2013
Kirsty McKinnon
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Engineer x2

South East

Circa £40-45,000

Leading international manufacturer of bespoke test equipment seeks experienced project engineer to manage the design process and team to produce and release new products and product features to agreed specification, timescale and budget.

Increasing their existing project team due to growth they have 2 vacancies one for a mechanical biased project engineer the other benefiting from someone with an electrical bias.

A diverse role you will get to work on 5-6 projects at once each up to £3 million in value of various durations and values. These will be at all different phases so versatility and time management is a must.

Duties of the positions will include:

- Project manage new product introductions of standard and special products

- End to end project management from dealing with the sales team, creating a design specification, feeding this to the design team, planning the workload and overseeing the product through design, test, and manufacture and onto onsite installation.

- Coaching and development of direct reports

- Clear communication with all areas of the business to ensure successful project completion.

- Compile and complete technical files

- Plan and schedule project including factory considerations and loading and identifying the critical path.

- Provide design and project direction to team through regular review meetings

- Adoption and use within the team of design tools including FEA, FMEA, new materials release and bill of material creation.

Interested? This role would suit candidates with experience in the design of special purpose machinery, capital equipment or large fabrications.

The client is looking for the following experience and skills:

- Engineering qualification, ideally to a degree level or higher.

- Previous successful project management experience

- Previous leadership/management experience

- Strong planning, scheduling and communication skills

- Knowledge of ISO9000 and competence on 2D/3D CAD, MS Project and MRP/ERP

- Knowledge of electrical requirements for site installations including Atex requirements and '17th edition'

To apply send your CV in ASAP as interviews will be being arranged early next week.

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