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Project Engineer

United Kingdom
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum subject to experience


Project Engineer

Our client based in the Wigan area requires a project engineer to plan and implement mechanical projects at 2 chemical manufacturing sites. You will generate proposals and establish project goals in collaboration with the organisation’s management.

In addition to carrying out the work within the budget, you will be responsible for suggesting changes if you believe they need to be made and keeping stakeholders up to date with progress.

Duties/Responsibilities of the Project Engineer:

  • Manage all phases of projects, including engineering design, procurement, planning, installation, evaluation.
  • Create designs to solve specific issues, including creating equipment specifications.
  • Develop a plan for each project that includes its requirements, cost and timings.
  • Identify, plan and manage required resources, which may include external contractors.
  • Identify and manage potential risks in the project.
  • Deliver projects on time, in budget and to the required quality.
  • Change requests must be explained in an understandable, clear, and focused manner.
  • Identify risk assessment requirements and participate in these as needed.
  • Analyse tasks concerning the project schedule.
  • Contribute to the verification and signing off of designs.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Participate in a variety of meetings and follow up/communicate instructions.
  • Create and/or update engineering drawings as required, such as isometrics.
  • Ensure compliance with codes, policies, practices, specifications, performance standards and other aspects of the project.
  • Any duties as specified by a Senior Manager.

Project Engineer Skills/Knowledge/Experience (essential):

Minimum of 5 years relevant mechanical project management experience

Technically proficient in mechanical design and maintenance of equipment such as agitators, reactors and pumps

Good working knowledge of the chemical industry, including agitated semi-batch reactors

Management systems such as Permit-to-Work, Management of Change & Lockout – Tagout

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Project Engineer Skills/Knowledge/Experience (Desirable):

Experience working with a plant maintenance system

Experience of a COMAH site

Project Engineer Essential Qualifications:

Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline, such as mechanical engineering

Project Engineer reporting to the Chemical Process Safety Manager

Location: Standish

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 8am to 4pm – Monday to Friday

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum subject to experience

33 days – includes bank holiday entitlement

Company Pension - Company contributes 3% and the employee contributes 5%

Healthcare - Eligible for BUPA cover after 6 months probationary period.

If you have the skills and experience required and you are interested in the role, please click the link to ‘Apply’