Mechanical Project Engineer

Recruiter
Vitu Cellular
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
1230193867
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mechanical Project Engineer

Opportunity to join a growing company within the Vita Group to help build and develop the department.

Position: Mechanical Project Engineer
Location: Middleton Manchester with occasional travel to Vita sites or suppliers
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.75 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 08.30 to 17.15 Fri 08.30 to 15.00
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: Pension 4%-7% matching company contributions. With pension membership life assurance is provided at 4 x annual salary payable as death in service benefit. Vita Advantages benefits portal

Closing Date for applications: Friday 23rd August 2019

About the role:

Vitafoam is a Top Tier COMAH facility. Due to internal promotion the Company requires a mechanical project engineer to manage capex and opex projects ranging from £1k to £1M in value in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Reporting to the engineering manager, as a mechanically biased project engineer you will be part of a small team responsible for scoping, and sourcing safe, cost effective engineering solutions within a busy chemical processing and manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities:

- Devise project scope, feasibility, design and cost plans for a range of projects.
- Prepare Management of Change documents, safety plans, risk and method statements.
- Manage the design, construction, installation and commissioning of multiple projects.
- Manage project budgets and track project progress.
- Identify process improvements and implement solutions to improve reliability and efficiency.
- Selection and management of suitable contractors.

About you:

- Applicant should ideally have a minimum of 5 years experience and hold a HNC / D or Degree in mechanical engineering.
- Knowledge of pumps, piping systems, mixing and materials handling from a chemical / reprocessing / manufacturing background.
- Whilst having a mechanical bias a good understanding of civil and electrical work is preferred.
- Ability to use Autocad for layouts and P&I drawings.
- Use of MS office and project suite.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate yourself and others.
- Critical thinking skills and ability to constructively resolve issues and problems.
- NEBOSH certificate in health and safety would be advantageous.
- Based in Middleton Manchester with occasional travel to Vita sites or suppliers.

You may have experience of the following: Project Engineer, Project Manager, Project Management, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Design Engineer, Product Manager, Civil Engineering, etc.

Ref: 88318

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