Project Engineer

Ash Search & Selection
Accrington, UK
17 Aug 2019
07 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer - Polyurethane Casting / Injection Moulding experience a distinct advantage


The Company:

Our client is a long established privately owned British multi-national manufacturing Group. The business is headquartered in the UK and manufactures from sites across Europe, North America, Mexico, China and Malaysia.

The Company operates across a wide range of industries and manufactures components for products within the printing, white goods, subsea oil and gas, filtration and non-woven fabric sectors.

The Role:
  • Reporting to the Technical Manager, the role will involve a variety of project engineering activities from quotation stage and project costing, through to expediting required equipment/tooling and validating manufacturing processes prior to implementation of manufacture and providing support to both production and quality.
  • Central to the task will be a requirement to ensure that all work activity is planned, scheduled and completed in accordance with customer expectations.
  • Working with Sales at the initiation of a project to provide costings and technical support in order to provide robust, deliverable quotations.
  • Development of functional specifications for the purchase of equipment, raising Purchase Orders, maintaining project schedules whist tracking and reacting effectively to changes
  • Development of effective partnerships with equipment & tooling suppliers to ensure product integrity and the achievement of scheduled delivery objectives; actively working to reduce and manage any corrective backlogs that arise.
  • Supporting production with technical expertise and developing manufacturing methods whilst documenting clear procedures to guide production operatives.
  • Tracking modifications in order that revised specifications and processes are understood by all stakeholders and comply with customer requirements.

The Person:
  • Ideally educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline, you will have gained solid project engineering experience with a broad depth of knowledge
  • You will possess a good Engineering background, underpinning your ability to interpret drawings with ease. Your experience need not be sector-specific; of more importance would be your understanding of manufacturing processes and project costing, your ability to interface effectively with suppliers and your ability to make a positive contribution across a broad customer and product base.
  • We would expect strong software literacy, and in particular, a good grasp of the MS Office suite of products including Word, Excel and Power Point as well as MS Projects.
  • Innovative and creative and with excellent communication skills, you must have a keen attention to detail and be comfortable working in varied range of products from a number of industries, each having their own unique requirements and standards to be maintained.

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