Job Description

£26.07 - £33/hour PAYE/Umbrella Rate

Project Engineer - Plant/Equipment Installations

Project Engineer - Plant and Equipment Installations or Refurbishment

A Project Engineer with experience of managing projects with an electrical or mechanical background is required to work on a 12 months contract, with the possibility of extension for our Engineering client based in Lancashire

This is a an opportunity within our client' Air Sector Manufacturing Operations Facilities Engineering Business for a Plant & Equipment Project Engineer (internally known as a Facilities Engineer).

Role requires an experienced Project Engineer, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical biased, with knowledge of leading projects delivering major equipment installations or refurbishment through to provision of auxiliary production support equipment, from concept to completion within challenging timescales.


As a Facilities Engineer (Plant and Equipment Project Engineer) your main responsibilities will involve:

Responsibility for the overall management of projects from concept to completion within specific timescales and budgets, working in conjunction with internal stakeholders from areas such as Production, Engineering, Quality, Facilities Management (Infrastructure), Safety, Procurement; and external Suppliers, sub-contractors and other governance bodies.

Role will require leading a multi-disciplined project team through a structured, integrated and safety focused investment lifecycle, facilitating regular project reviews as part of a robust stakeholder management approach.

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a discipline related to mechanical or electrical engineering and have experience in delivery of projects linked to Production related equipment in such areas Machining, Fabrications, Non-Destructive testing, Additive Layer Manufacturing, component treatment and finishing (ie Chemical processing, spraying)

Validating business needs and determining effective and efficient investment proposals, and managing associated project cost control

Compile detailed facility specifications, engage the external market place and lead supplier selection activities.

Install, lead acceptance / commissioning activities and manage production handover of new and refurbished facilities on behalf of the operational customer.

Develop, design and implement new and improve existing production systems.

Key skills required for the Project Engineer

Engineering qualification
Minimum 5 years of experience managing projects
Desired Characteristics:
Either electrical or mechanical engineering background High-energy, self-motivated, willing to take on responsibilities across functions & teams boundaries, and drive assigned tasks to closure Influence/communication and negotiations skills

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds

Currently working from home during Covid

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