Project Engineer

Give A Grad A Go Ltd
16 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Interested in project management and have strong analytical and technical skills? If so, this Project Engineer job in Liverpool could be perfect for you! You'd be joining a hugely well-established business, that is the UK's leading dairy food company as well as a globally recognised FMCG company.

Company profile

In this Project Engineer job, you will be joining a market-leading dairy food company whose widely recognisable products include Clover, Cathedral City, Utterly Butterly and Country Life. They are a household name within the FMCG sector, and have multiple offices up and down the UK. As they continue to grow year-on-year, they are now looking to find a technically confident Project Engineer to join their team in Liverpool.

Job description

In this Project Engineer job in Liverpool, you will be supporting the Site CapEx, Utilities & Facilities Manager, and will be responsible for managing multiple local capital investment projects from conception right through to completion. You will be working closely with a number of in-house project teams - including R&D, Technical Development, End Users, IT and Logistics, as well as working alone on a range of mini-projects. You'll need to be both highly adaptable, organised, and have 2 years' project management experience, as you'll be responsible for delivering a range of different projects on time and on budget!

Key responsibilities

In this Project Engineer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing contractors and third party contracts to ensure the best project delivery
  • Monitoring engineering capital projects and delivering them within time and financial constraints
  • Implementing and monitoring engineering best practices, including asset care and improvement programs in project design
  • Being aware of new technologies and identifying where to apply such technology for the benefit of the business
  • Ensuring that all statutory requirements are met and that audits / accreditations are achieved against all relevant legislative standards to improve Health and Safety standards

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 from a good university, ideally in Engineering or similar
  • 2 years+ project management experience
  • Ideally, some experience or knowledge of the dairy or FMCG industry
  • Someone who is technically-minded
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and negotiate across all levels and functions
  • A high level of personal and professional commitment to both the company and each project
  • A strong desire to learn and to take responsibility for his or her personal development
  • A creative thinker
  • Someone who is able to present ideas in a practical and pragmatic style
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team with other interested parties (e.g. contractors) to overcome obstacles
  • Strong analytical and planning skills, as well as decision making skills
  • Someone who strives for high standards, seeks innovative solutions, drives continuous improvement and demonstrates a high degree of intellectual curiosity
  • Proven budgetary control skills and good IT literacy

What else is on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary of between £24,000 - £30,000
  • The chance to work for a globally recognised FMCG company
  • The opportunity to work closely with senior members of staff and learn from their expertise
  • Up to 5% bonus potential
  • A generous 25 days holiday per year + 8 bank holidays
  • Death in service
  • Pension contribution - at a ratio of 1:1.25% with a maximum of 8% from the employee
  • Discounted branded Dairy Crest products
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Subsidised staff restaurant

Looking for project management jobs in Liverpool and want to join a leading FMCG company? If you're a technical graduate with some project management experience, apply for this Project Engineer job in Liverpool today!

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