Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

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Engineering Project Manager

Job Description

Projects Engineer

My client is one of the largest manufacturers of RTE products and supplies to both retailers and foodservice operations across the UK. They are currently looking to recruit a Project Engineer to work within one of their sites based near Kettering

Reporting to the Head of Engineering you will be responsible for leading several CAPEX and OPEX projects underway and in the pipeline. Working closely with all stakeholders this role will include the management and coordination of the engineering, construction, and process activities to assist with start-ups in cooperation with other technical departments.

The Role:

Work collaboratively with representatives of Process Development, Production, Centres of Excellence, Maintenance, Environmental Health and Safety and other departments

Produce project programmes for selected orders and ensure milestones are achieved. Monitor progress and take the appropriate action.

Create Engineering deliverables including but not limited to; P&IDs mass and energy balances, layout proposals, process calculations

Organize and contribute to Hazard Identification Risk Assessment and safe design workshops

Prepare cost calculations, project schedules and construction (safety) plans for project approval process and present at gate reviews locally and regionally

Both lead projects and assist the Engineering Manager with the execution of projects including; budget monitoring, organization and participation in project meetings and support of any change management processes

Prepare and specify materials and labour contracts working with Procurement where necessary

Preparation of software control proposal including the preparation of logic diagrams

Co-ordination of construction activities including contractor coordination, maintaining safety during construction and controlling any variations

Idea Candidate

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical)

Project engineering experience with exposure to build project management experience, from a similar process industry e.g. food/feed, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, in a factory environment

Demonstrated ability to effectively influence others and work with multifunctional plant teams and personnel

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives/projects and communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience (technical and non-technical)

Ability to deliver projects safely and in budget under tight time deadlines

Able to clearly articulate project status updates and use project tracking tools

A creative mindset to overcome challenging engineering problems

This is a really exciting time to be joining this site and business, in 2020 they overachieved on their pre COVID strategy and have strong expansion plans covering new product sectors and an increased manufacturing footprint

If you are interested in the role of Projects Engineer, please apply today!


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