Project Engineer

Techsearch Leeds
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a world renowned leader in the FMCG Manufacturing Marketplace, committed to Manufacturing Excellence. Working through both innovation and investment, their product range is second to none!Business potential is excellent and the company has entered a period of cultural change that has facilitated the need for a Project Manager/Engineer to work at a prestigious manufacturing facility in East Midlands, Nottingham area.

There is significant on-site investment into this world class factory

This key role is responsible for managing the planning and implementation of capital and revenue projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget! You will cover suppliers selection financial control and customer acceptance.

Role: Project Engineer / Manager - Site based role

-Reporting directly into the Engineering Manager, you will have complete autonomy to deliver pragmatic, value engineered projects to cost and time specification in accordance with company policy.

-You will coach, mentor and develop your multi-functional teams of engineers and designers / contractors to ensure successful delivery of projects.

-Ensure the provision of all necessary documentation to enable compliance through the Asset Life Cycle.

-To procure equipment through internal and external resourcing functions including Group Purchasing.

-The projects will cover factory equipment including packaging, processing and site activities.

-You will lead engineering and production teams during equipment installation and start up.


-You will ideally be a graduate calibre engineer, mechanical or electrical bias, with experience from within the Food and Drink, process manufacturing or Consumer Goods marketplace

-Development for this role would include worldwide opportunities within senior factory engineering positions within 2 or 3 years for the right candidate

-This is a very high profile role which will require the successful candidate to think and operate on a strategic level in terms of concept design but also have the desire and passion to drive results through project delivery on a daily basis

-Strong communication, influencing, planning and organising skills are key to the success of this role

-The ideal candidate will be a methodical and detailed worker, extremely achievement and career focused and able to working in a direct and often pressurised environment.

-Experienced in managing internal and external resource to ensure project activities are completed on time and on cost

-Manage external contractors whilst adhering to safe working practice and specific HSE requirements

-Identifying and managing project blockers before a critical path is affected.

-Planning engineering works to minimise impact on production operations

-Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering backgrounds will be considered , apprentice to chartered profiles

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