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Project Engineer / Project Manager

Automation Experts Ltd
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Project Engineer / Junior Project Manager

West Midlands


Ref SC21972

Manufacturer of state of the art process automation, robotics and test systems within the logistics, automotive and aerospace industries now has a requirement for a Project Engineer to join their growing business located in the heart of the West Midlands

The Project Engineer will be working with an experienced Project Manager responsible for projects in value c£100k - £1M, taking projects from order receipt through to client handover, ensuring all systems are delivered in line with customer expectations. The Project Engineer will:

Be involved with the preparation and agreement of project plans, timescales, tasks, and budgets with stakeholders
Ensure effective communication with, and coordination of internal departments, external co-dependant Suppliers & Customer Project Management and Engineers
Organise regular project review meetings (internal and with customers)
Support the quotation and order winning process as required
Validate customers' orders with quotation/enquiry information
Generation of delivery schedules, documentation and invoices
We are looking for a Project Engineer from an industrial technical background ideally with experience of a practical process control & automation environment, including factory installation. You will have an understanding of:

Health & Safety at work
Timing plans and budgetary control
Risk assessment method statements
This role would suit a degree qualified Engineer with 2-3 years+ experience of a technical engineering role who wants to progress into a projects team. We are open to electrical, electronic, software or mechanical engineering - what is most important is your aptitude for project work. It s essential you:

Understand the importance of completing all relevant documentation including project plans and invoicing
Have excellent organisational skills
Capable to work with a range of Engineers from different departments successfully to ensure all parts of the project are brought together on time and to budget
Confident, diplomatic and personable
The Project Engineer will develop to become a Project Manager within the business. If you have already started your path into project management and are keen to discuss furthering your career, we are also keen to hear from you.

Key for the Project Manager is the ability to competently deal with problems as they arise along with self-discipline, motivation and quick thinking. We are also interested to speak to Engineers not from a traditional Project Management background who may have been involved in managing internal projects, or managing factory installation projects who are looking to move into a client facing role. If this sounds like you, and you have good personal presentation & communication skills along with attention to detail, we would be keen to talk further.

There will be some travel to client sites in the UK as required, therefore full UK valid driving license and access to a car is essential.

The Project Engineer will be joining a business who design and manufacture bespoke systems for global clients. These systems are constantly being developed and they have a reputation for utilising the latest in cutting edge technology to improve quality & traceability along with increase of efficiency for their customers.

Based in the West Midlands, this role is commutable from within and around the following locations: Birmingham Central, Birmingham South, Dudley, Quinton, Halesowen, Stourbridge, Harborne, Smethwick, Tysley, Sutton Coldfield, West Bromwich and Wednesbury.

All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

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