Lead / Principle Project Engineer

Totec Recruitment
Rotherham, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Brinsworth, South Yorkshire
£55k to £60k plus bonus, car & benefits package

Duration: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a team of project engineers for a world-leading industrial gases and engineering company who are responsible for delivering new products and services to the market and have a considerable impact on the growth agenda. In this role you will ensure projects are delivered in full, on time, to budget and meet the overall strategy objectives.

The role:

Develop & execute the companies larger projects (typically £1M - £10M), including feasibility studies, estimates, proposals for both internal projects and third party sales across the UK & Ireland.

Responsible for delivery of approved engineering projects safely, on time and on budget to meet the needs of the business.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:
  • To be commercially astute in ensuring that project design/costs developed are competitive & fit for purpose to support the business to deliver the required returns/win new 3rd party sales while balancing SHEQ requirements.
  • Responsible for identifying and controlling project risk including through ensuring that the appropriate project execution strategies are implemented. This includes variation management to increase sales and limiting/controlling supplier/contractor variations.
  • To plan, manage and co-ordinate engineering resource (internal & external) to execute projects.
  • To develop Project Proposals to seek financial approval for project budgets.
  • Manage a safe system of work, meeting company standards and local regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that contractors demonstrate ownership and understanding of SHEQ strategy and objectives and that the teams comply with statutory requirements, company policies and procedures.
  • Build effective relationships with key customers and suppliers to ensure that the department is customer (internal & externally) focussed and responsive.
  • Ensure good engagement & communication with the customer (internal or external) throughout the project lifecycle. Seek and act on customer feedback.

  • Manage resources to ensure that all activities are performed effectively and safelycarried out within legislative and Management Systems frameworks e.g. IMSS standards, Health & Safety at Work Act, COMAH Regulations, COSHH, WSOE, PSSR, ISO9001, ISO14001 etc.
  • Be an advocate and take a proactive lead continually looking to improve safety. Ensure contractors are sufficiently trained, competent and have the necessary capacity to fulfil their SHEQ responsibilities in executing a project. Traccess and Practical Competency Assessments are completed for allcontractors and they are compliant with IMSS standards
  • Set high standards in SHEQ. Maintain SHEQ metrics for your projects


Qualifications / Experience required:

·The successful candidate will be degree qualified in either Mechanical or Chemical Engineeringor equivalent plus c. 8 -10 years practical industrial experience (post graduate scheme or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

·Able to demonstrate advanced Project Management experience. (eg CEPM &/or APM)

·A Chartered Engineer status is preferred but not essential.

·NEBOSH Certificate desirable

·Competent in project engineering in either contracting or operating company environments, proposals, tendering, sub-contract activity, financial/cost management.

·Proven track record of delivering projects on time, cost and to appropriate SHEQ standards


·Managing sub-contract activity

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Multi-National company offering growth and stability. If you wish to discuss the role please call and speak to a Mike at Totec or forward your CV today.

Please note all correspondence will be in strict confidence

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