Project Design Co-Ordinator

On Line People Limited
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
On Line People Limited are currently looking for a Project Design Co-Ordinator to work for one of our major clients based in Scunthorpe. This is a permanent position, working full time hours Monday to Friday.

Position Summary
Your primary role will be to provide technical design and production co-ordination within the engineering team. The project work will encompass structural, civil, plant and service disciplines. The principle activities will include:

• Support pre-contract activity undertaken by regional sales staff
• Develop layouts produced at the pre-contract stage into general assembly drawings supported by design specifications and supporting engineering calculations working to the relevant standards
• Co-ordinate the production and/or procurement of design packages whether produced internally or as external sub-contracts
• Provide technical support and guidance to the technicians, sub-contractors and customers as required

Skills and Experience

Hard Skills
• Demonstrable experience and formal qualification in Engineering Design. This can either be via Degree or Vocational BTEC/HNC/City and Guilds Progression Routes
• You will be able to demonstrate over 10 years of practical design and draughting experience within turnkey engineering projects.
• Solid understanding of engineering software principles with extensive experience using AutoCAD 2D and 3D software in accordance with industry standard conventions. Experience of TEKLA software is desirable but not essential
• Ability to understand and co-ordinate, survey, structural, plant, M&E, Equipment and Site information to build up designs, specifications and site arrangement drawings
• Ability to co-ordinate and manage sub-contract specialist design packages to bring together the required design documentation
• Thorough working knowledge and experience of the following UK standards:
o BS 5950 – Structural use of Steelwork in Building
o BS 5395-1:2010 Stairs, Ladders and Walkways
o BS 6399 – Loadings for Buildings
o BS8110 – Structural Use of Concrete
o Machinery Act Regulations and CE Marking
o EN1090-1
• Extensive site experience, particularly with respect to surveying and data collection
• Proficient with Microsoft Packages, must include Excel to an advanced level
• Capability to develop information control and manage drawing and documentation issues
• Hold a full clean UK driving licence to enable them to travel to Client’s sites if required

Soft Skills
• You must be willing to fully engage with and work to the business’s core values
• A wider understanding and enthusiasm for our work is essential, knowledge or previous experience in the agricultural or food and feed processing industry is beneficial
• Must be able to work independently, using initiative to solve problems
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Strong numerical and analytical skills
• Fluent spoken and written technical English is essential
• Highly organised, punctual and efficient at time management
• Good interpersonal skills

Responsibilities include
Versatility is essential for this company and you may be required to undertake the following tasks:
• Support the production of tenders and proposals
• Gather technical information and specification from external engineers and suppliers
• Conduct site visits as required to survey plants or present proposals
• Provide design utilising Mechanical, Structural and Civil Engineering Principles.
• Manage the manufacture and procurement of equipment, assemblies and components
• Liaise with Engineering Manager and Site Supervisors to ensure equipment, materials and information is provided to enable the timely completion of work.
• Provide technical support to technicians, sub-contractors and customers as required
• Complete drawing work for internal development projects
• Carry out other tasks as may be required.

Time Commitment
The role will require 40 hours per week between the hours of 8.00am - 5.00pm with an additional one-hour break to be taken throughout the day, flexibility in hours of work may be required during busy periods.

You will be entitled to 28 days leave including statutory holidays. Travel regionally and nationally may be required as part of the role.


• Basic salary is up to £30,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
• Annual pension contribution as part of auto-enrolment scheme
• Support for continued professional development in relevant field will be made available

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