Project Engineer

WRS Tech
Portsmouth, UK
27 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Mechanical Project Engineer
Job ID: 1556/37
Location: Hampshire
Type: Permanent
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 + Extensive Benefits

WRS Tech's marine team has a number of vacancies for multiple clients across the UK and overseas who have strong & long lasting order books.

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Project Engineer based in Hampshire. You will be working as a Project Engineer within the Project Management Office - this is an exceptional opportunity for talented engineers to be part of a high achieving multi-disciplined team.

WRS Tech's client is a very established and well known business.

Working in across the UK, the successful candidate will experience a varied and interesting role where each day will bring new challenges and exciting projects.

The Mechanical Project Engineer will have experience in:

• Provide leadership for the project design and development activities you will be responsible for the project system architecture and ensure client requirements are met from a technical perspective.
• Lead packages of work reporting status to the Project Manager
• Work with the engineering and production teams to deliver work packages and projects on time and budget.
• 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
• 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


• HND or Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or a related subject.
• The successful candidate will be a flexible, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual who is able to use initiative and work well without close supervision.
• Able to build long-term successful client partnerships, both internally and externally.
• Candidates must have a positive attitude, strong presentation skills and a professional presentation.
• Negotiation and influencing skills.
• Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills.
• Some travel to other group offices or MoD sites in the UK may occasionally be required.

Preferred but not essential:

• Experience of working on projects.
• Practical competence in mechanical/electrical assembly.
• Knowledge of BS8888 drawing practices.
• Experience of working within a military / defence environment.
• Knowledge of ISO9000 or a similar QA system.
• Experience of lean manufacturing.

This vacancy is being advertised by WRS Tech Ltd who has been appointed to act as the recruitment consultancy for this role

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