Project Engineer

38000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP40000/annum Bonus and Pension
26 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Our client is a leading manufacturing company with a rapidly expanding global client base. Due to their continued success Staffbase have been appointed to recruit for the position of Project Engineer.

The Role:

The overall responsibility of the role is to project manage the design and build of bespoke rail/track vehicles from initial order through to final delivery, installation and commissioning.

Duties will include but is not limited to the following: -

* To assist in the coordination of all aspects of aspects of design, manufacturing, implementation, testing and commissioning required to deliver the scope of the project.
* Subject to experience, assisting with or creating and managing Project Documentation for example; timing plans, project logs, project initiation documents, outstanding issues lists, RFQs, Design reviews, product manuals, spares lists, bill of materials, costs to completion
* Production of drawing packages - Issuing and Controlling Drawings
* Project Filing
* Organise and priorities own work requirements to meet required deadlines
* Visit Key customers and suppliers if required (UK and further afield) to coordinate project deliverables.
* Support project related travel arrangements
* Liaise with suppliers regarding both technical and commercial matters, raise PO's as required, liaise with internal purchase department
* Management of BOM from Solidworks output to internal ERP system
* Support the sourcing of assemblies, components and services
* Ensure best practices are applied on projects and transferred to new projects
* Accountable for ensuring the product complies with contractual and legal requirements.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, preferably with a passion for engineering, automotive and/or trains and have a willingness to learn and understand the business. You will need to be professional, articulate, self-motivated and can demonstrate good initiative, handle pressure and have a high attention to detail, keen to learn and to progress within an exciting and diverse engineering environment.
Other essentials for this role are:

* Good all round knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook as well as Solidworks
* Demonstrate accuracy, looking for ways to improve and promote quality
* Strong written and verbal communication, ability to write clearly and informatively
* Display original thinking and creativity
* Read and understand engineering drawings

Desirable skills:

* Have real world engineering experience with a passion about engineering and have demonstration practical personal experience with evidence e.g. restoring cars / tractors/ motorbikes
* Understand and be familiar with taking a concept through to design and manufacture
* Formal mechanical/electrical engineering qualification preferred
* Evidence of having led custom design projects
* Understanding Prince2 principles
* Solid Engineering background in whole vehicle/custom vehicle design and build

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, (Friday 1pm finish)


Excellent basic salary + bonus

28 to 31 says annual leave