Project Engineer / Contracts Manager

Murray Myers Ltd
West Bromwich
10 Aug 2018
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a sustained increase in workload our client is looking for a Project Engineer to handle the execution of their contracts from sales handover to final acceptance

The fundamental requirement of the role of the Project Engineer will be to ensure that a project is executed on time and on budget while at the same time meeting all contractual requirements

The successful candidate will have a proven track record handling small to medium sized projects with tight programmes within the heavy engineering industry. Project values typically range from £100,000 to £2,000,000. Essential qualities include a good working knowledge of Microsoft office software, (particularly Outlook, Excel and Word), attention to detail, an organised approach, enthusiasm, excellent budget management skills, ability to work to schedules, good communication skills with an ability to meet deadlines and work with site supervisors.

Experience in the furnace, oven and thermal oxidiser industries and engineering qualifications would be a distinct advantage but are not essential

The job role requires, but is not limited to the following

·Liaise with sales department during contract handover including arrangement and coordination of handover meetings

·Coordinate with the mechanical and electrical design departments to ensure that cost effective designs are completed on schedule

·Liaise with suppliers to obtain technical details of competitively priced proprietary parts to be used within the engineered equipment

·Issue of fabrication drawings for tender and negotiation of pricing with a worldwide supplier base to ensure the most competitive source of fabricated items

·Be able to create, edit and review, Risk Assessments, Method Statements and other project related documents

·Liaise with customers by email and telephone to keep customers updated with their project status

·Visit suppliers to ensure progress of orders is in accordance with the project delivery schedule

·Visit customers on a regular basis during contract execution to review progress

·Organisation of equipment inspection to ensure quality and accuracy ahead of delivery to site

·Resolve any issues between our suppliers and engineering department

·Resolve any issues between customer and our organisation

·Ensure that adequate site surveys have been carried out to clarify that the engineered solution will fit into the designated site

·Liaise with shipping/transport company regarding shipping/transport schedule and shipping/transport requirements

·Arrange for site installation fitters, commissioning engineers and installation supervisors as necessary to satisfy the requirements of each contract Arrange for site team's accommodation, travel, visa’s, work permits etc. as per site installation and commissioning program

·Arrange site materials, tools, tackle, hire vehicles and labour for contracts where they are responsible for the installation tools, tackle and labour

·Ensure all payment milestones are achieved and Final Acceptance Certificate is obtained

They service a global market and use a network of overseas suppliers the role will require occasional overseas travel for periods of circa 5 days to meet with customers, suppliers and other companies within the group.

The role is varied and comes with good benefits package, if you feel that you meet the criteria of the advertisement, please apply for immediate interview.

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