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Lead Project Engineer

Vantage Consulting
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Lead Project Engineer
£42K - £63K

A global organisation has an exciting opportunity for a Project Lead Engineer, working with their Process Automation Delivery Engineering Team. You would work within the UK Process Automation Delivery Engineering Team reporting to the Engineering Team Leader.

Working individually and as part of a team contribute to the successful delivery of engineering solutions to Time, Cost and Quality to ensure the successful execution of projects to the Customers satisfaction. You will provide Engineering support and expertise as required to other areas of the business to help facilitate their objectives.


Compliance with relevant quality assurance, Health Safety and Environmental standards and policies. and mentor junior engineers in the adoption of these standards.
Compliance with applicable Cybersecurity requirements and policies and mentor junior engineers in the adoption of these standards.
Ensuring project team compliance with applicable project delivery process and procedures forming part of the quality management system.
Compliance with applicable statutory Law, standards, & regulations and mentor junior engineers in the adoption of these standards
Ability to take responsibility for the technical delivery of projects unsupervised.
Ability to understand the structure and operation of complex engineering hardware and software systems.
Apply theoretical knowledge to achieve specified system requirements.
Design and specification of hardware/software/electrical/electronic and system requirements, including preparation of drawings/documentation.
Ability to perform software configuration and programming.
Review and approve project engineering solutions and documentation.
Liaison with other business areas required to support the engineering team in its delivery function.
Provide engineering support to assist other business areas achieve their goals.
Participation in and management of structured testing of systems both internal and with Client/Third parties
Installation and commissioning of hardware and software systems and supervision of installation by others.
Preparation and presentation of training courses.
Preparation and approval of system documentation, including functional specifications, test documents and system support manuals.
Take responsibility for the mentoring of junior engineers to develop their professional skills and to deliver technical solutions as described above.
Take responsibility for the provision and delivery of technical solutions to time, quality, and budget
Identify project risks and opportunities and be able to contribute to the mitigations and commercial implications.
Ensure the Project Manager/Engineering Team Leader are kept informed of progress and issues for all engineering aspects of the project delivery.
Support the bid team in the production of quotations providing input for execution planning and delivery estimates. Capable of representing the delivery team when required in sales meetings with clients.
Provide support to the service team to assist with the timely resolution of customer issues.
Actively seek to promote the company and seek commercial opportunities.
Take the lead role, being accountable for the provision of technical solutions in line with project requirements to time, quality, and budget.
Manage and coordinate the engineering team working on a project to achieve the desired project technical outcome.


Qualified to a recognised Qualification in engineering discipline i.e. HNC/HND/Degree.
Membership of relevant Professional organisation/Institute will be a plus.
Proven experience in at least four of the following areas (two should be to expert level):
SCADA, telemetry, computer networking, software engineering, low voltage electrical design, digital communications, industrial control systems including Safety Systems and DCS, systems testing and utilisation of Cloud technology.
Competent in the use and configuration of common operating systems and standard office software packages.
Ability to work in a project environment, working under the direction of the Engineering Team Leader for technical solution delivery. In addition, lead, and mentor others in a team to meet the defined cost, quality, and time goals as governed by the Project Manager
Ability to identify and report project risks and opportunities with a sound understanding of the commercial implications.
Ability to work in a home (remote), office or site industrial environment.
Ability to work on-site in the UK and overseas, sometimes for extended periods.
Proven track record in mentoring subordinate engineers.
Have experience and understanding of full project lifecycle.
Sound appreciation of project commercial and financial knowledge to include understanding of.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be considered for the position, then please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email
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