Project Engineer

ATA Recruitment
22 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Engineer

Location: Somerset

Commutable from: Yeovil, West Coker, East Coker, Bradford Abbas, Trent, Mudford, Chilton Cantelo, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Martock, Sherborne, Yetminster, East Lambrook and South Petherton

£35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Bonus circa £3,000 (paid annually)
25 days holiday and competitive matched pension (up to 5%)
Life cover and fantastic opportunities to progress

ATA Recruitment is recruiting for an established manufacturer of mechanical equipment based in the heart of Somerset. Over the past ten years, this company has grown organically by £10 million and looking to continue this growth to achieve a further £5 million by 2023.

As a group, this business offers a range of bespoke services from sales, design, build, manufacture, supply, install and service of complex mechanical systems for various applications. Because of recent success and succession planning, my client is looking to recruit a dynamic and technically astute Project Engineer to join a well-established team where you will receive an excellent onboarding programme to excel you within the business.

The ideal candidate will have a technical qualification with a background in mechanical, rotating or process related equipment therefore, if you have a background in a technical support/sales related role, and looking to work for a market leading organisation who are a true investor in their staff then please contact me on (phone number removed) or email me at for a confidential conversation.

The role of the Project Engineer will be as follows:

75% office based where you will review formal customer enquiries to determine project suitability and to understand the client’s requirements
Product selection, sizing of equipment and technical evaluation for all tenders
Provide technical support to customers throughout the pre/post-order stage
Support the external Sales Team during the technical and commercial bid evaluation phase
Phone-based troubleshooting and technical support
Project values can range from £700 - £1 million with sales process lasting up to 12 months for complex applications
Reviewing new applications and to assist with R&D & site testing activities
Quoting and order processing, cross-selling & upselling additional services and direct customer contact.
Preparation of detailed contract handover documentation and negotiation on terms & conditions
25% site-based working on project management activities – seeing the projects through to installation along with offering after sales and services
You will be responsible for site surveys, organising RAMS, arranging site labour/equipment, ensuring the site is ready for installs and managing all installations

The ideal Project Engineer will have the following:

A mechanical or chemical qualification
A track record in working with mechanical, process or rotating equipment either as an Application Engineer, Internal Sales Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager or Technical Support type role
Commercially & technically astute
Based or willing to relocate to Somerset

The Benefits:

As the Project Engineer, you will join a market leader within their respective field, receive a fantastic training programme and an excellent remuneration package. You will also have a structured career path to excel you within the business and the larger group into roles such as Senior Project Engineer or Project Manager.

How to Apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this particular role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job -

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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