Project Engineer

wild recruitment
Portsmouth, UK
16 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Engineer



Full Time


£30000 - £35000 dependant on experience


37.5 hours per week, daytime hours, Monday - Friday (Half days on Friday)


My client specialises in Mission & Safety critical systems, equipment and services for a variety of different industries including:- Maritime, land, defence, space, intelligence and communications.


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Engineer...

Purpose of the role

To be the focus for all engineering activities on a project, working with the Project Engineering Manager to ensure the technical content of the project is delivered successfully against the customer requirements.

Key responsibilities and tasks

Provide information to the project manager, enabling accurate project planning, including providing detail of work packages, break down of tasks and estimates of the scale of the work required to complete the project

Lead the design and development activities relating to the project. Providing technical guidance to the engineering resources assigned, including managing the flow of information from technical specialists undertaking work related to the project

Create and maintain specifications, project BOMs and other documentation required to deliver the technical content of the project.

Report on the technical content of the project to the Project Engineering Manager. This includes holding regular reviews to ensure the right approach is being followed, and that any requirements for additional expertise are addressed.

Identify technical risks to the Project Manager and work on the appropriate strategies for risk management.

Provide technical support for the Project Manager in customer communications.

Work with the Project Manager to ensure that activities undertaken align with the customer requirements and project deliverables.

From time to time create project plans for agreed scopes of work

Track activities to project plans and budgets, regularly reporting to the Project Manager on progress

Raise purchase requisitions for purchasing to raise the purchase orders

Provide technical support for procurement, production and quality throughout the project life-cycle to ensure timely response to action items

Conduct engineering design as required for projects which could include calculations, schematic and concept designs.

Support the Project Manager, Project Engineering Manager or Programme Manager for New Business creating proposals

Undertake testing and commissioning of equipment

Ensure company processes and procedures relating to the project activities are followed, including ensuring design reviews are held, FMEAs are conducted and appropriate test plans are in place.


* HND or Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Chemical Engineering or related subject

* Flexibility, enthusiasm, self-motivated and able to work well under own initiative

* Able to build long-term successful client partnerships, both internally and externally

* Able to negotiate and influence others

* Decision-making / problem solving skills

* Strong presentation skills, confident speaker and professionally presented

For more information please call Claire at Wild Recruitment on (phone number removed) or to apply for the role please upload your C.V. using the link provided.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job

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