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Project Engineer | Proftech

Project Engineer


Reference #: PE18_1552984534
Location: Shropshire
Salary: £36000 - £42000
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 19/03/2019

Working for the company Projects Department, the purpose of this role is to lead project(s) implementation and delivery from conception to operation, ensuring a seamless handover from Engineering to the company operational areas/cells.

The role holder will be responsible to compile project specifications, evaluate technical solutions & suppliers, plan, execute, commission and validate the project deliverable(s) within the agreed project timeframe and budget.

Project Management Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads on the implementation of capital investment projects from the concept through to the starting-up phase
  • Assists in the development of best practices, engineering standards and procedures for project specification, installation, commissioning, etc.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves technical problems/issues related to design, functionality, installation, commissioning and testing phases of projects
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance to area maintenance technicians throughout the project implementation phase
  • Ensures all technical and HES documentation is in place and up to date as per the agreed contractual specifications before project completion
  • Assists in the preparation and evaluation of conceptual engineering plans according to project specifications
  • Develops, reviews and assesses technical proposals for outsourcing installation activities or commissioning services
  • Prepares project technical and commercial comparison based on supplier offers' evaluation
  • Participates in technical negotiations and advises on commercial terms & conditions discussions with suppliers
  • Develops and maintains project execution plans and timetables with intermediate milestones/tasks
  • Ensures that all the received data, drawings and documentation related to the project deliverables are complete, up to date and in place as per the agreed contractual specifications
  • Plans and oversees the execution of Final Acceptance Testing
  • In support of the engineering function you will develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated guidelines for the design and maintenance of equipment within the Mechanical Engineering function as appropriate
  • Manages on-site contractor/suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed risk assessments and method statements
  • Supports cross functional and cross departmental engineering projects
  • Assists in the preparation of technical justification for CAPEX projects

Qualifications, Experience & Skills - Essential to the Role

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other technical related degree

5-10 year of engineering experience in a similar field or industry

  • Project experience with good working knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • Previous experience in machinery installation and commissioning with knowledge in mechanical, fluids, utilities, etc.
  • Good working knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and practices is an industrial and/or manufacturing environment
  • Basic working knowledge of CAD package(s)
  • Computer proficiency in project planning applications including but not limited on MS Office software
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and understand technical writing, fluids and mechanical drawings/documentation
  • Ability to understand, analyse and interpret complex technical information
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships by collaborating with design, mechanical/electrical engineering, automation and production teams
  • Ability to present research findings in clear, objective, written report form
  • Basic knowledge of parts fabrication principles (e.g. machining, welding, turning, etc.)

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