Mechanical Project Engineer

Vitu Cellular
Manchester, UK
08 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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.


- 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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