Project Engineer - Oil and Gas Filtration

Manchester Staff Ltd
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of Job

To manage all aspects of industrial filtration projects, and provide a high integrity interface between the Engineering team resulting in seamless manufacturing, testing and delivery of complex industrial filtration systems.


To manage Industrial Filtration system projects in their entirety with full budget control.

To ensure that all projects programs are closely monitored and any delays addressed quickly to prevent late delivery.

To monitor tight delivery programs and take a hands on approach to problem solving and removing obstacles to contractual performance.

To manage the commercial performance of all allocated projects ensuring that KPI profitability targets are met or exceeded.

To manage stage payments and all commercial issues relating to allocated projects.

To communicate via weekly reports to the Engineering Manager regarding progress and potential issues for all subcontract manufacturing activities.

To manage other subcontract activities such as non-destructive testing, painting and other specialist activities.

To run Factory Acceptance Testing at the subcontractors, managing the organization and progress to a successful conclusion with minimized snagging requirements.

To liaise closely with group subcontract facility in the Netherlands, developing close working relationships, making necessary visits as required.

To consider all commercial aspects carefully when making decisions that affect build quality, integrity of the system and delivery performance.

To fully review and assess subcontractor capabilities to ensure high standards of engineering and manufacture are maintained at all times.

To support and advise subcontractor suppliers on pressure vessel design codes and standard manufacturing practices.

To review and manage all documentation requirements for industries including Oil & Gas, power, food and chemical ensuring documentation deadlines and deliverables are achieved.


Degree or equivalent in mechanical or chemical engineering
Skills and Experience
Oil & Gas industry experience is essential to this position
Extensive pressure vessel design and manufacturing experience
Industrial filtration experience


Clear documented communication skills
Excellent planning & organisation skills
Responsive and a keen sense of urgency
Excellent telephone manner, verbal and written communication
Commercial awareness
Good attention to detail
Ability to cope with many and varied situations
Ability to cope under pressure in a busy project engineering environment

Quantitative aspects

Regular UK travel to subcontractor manufacturing sites
Some overseas travel will be necessary

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