Project engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
East Anglia
Location:
Welwyn Garden City
Salary:
£30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted:
27/07/2018
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
EMP419186

Vacancy description

The Project Engineer will have technical responsibility for engineering related activities to support the Senior Project Engineer and Engineering Project Manager for the delivery of Automation projects

The Project Engineer will be responsible for:

Working within a stage-gated development project plan for larger projects owned by the Engineering Project Manager with responsibility for deliverable, timescales and costs of various work packages. Generation and ownership of a similar plan for smaller projects.

Vendor selection to identify new suppliers and partners capable of supporting the delivery of innovative system and technology and the consequential management of chosen vendors to ensure deliverables are met and ensuring appropriate contractual arrangements are in place.

Matrix management of appropriate internal departmental resource and expertise to support innovation and delivery

Risk management – identifying opportunities to accelerate development or reduce risk through using sound engineering principles to plan and carry out de-risk activities to support project delivery.

Taking product business requirements and able to turn these into technical requirements. Taking specifications and planning out the activities, in collaboration with the EPM for large projects and the resource required to ensure these criteria are achieved in the final product and determining engineering activity schedules by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing engineering resource activities accordingly.

Turning business requirements into technical requirements for smaller projects.

Stakeholder management through clear and regular communication of development cycle progress to stakeholders at all levels.

Communication Skills – Ability to give effective and engaging presentations to general audiences and be able to communicate effectively engineering topics to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Ensure that engineering activity meets regulatory compliance standards and assist in the completion of the TCF.

Project management – Working with the Senior Project Engineer and Engineering Project Manager to plan and manage projects or sub- tasks, which are tracked against the overall project plan

Transfer to manufacture – where appropriate ensuring products are suitable for transfer to manufacture in conjunction with the NPI team.

Project closure – in conjunction with the Product Rollout Manager ensuring that product and associated documentation meet the criteria for entry into the product catalogue and for handover to Central Engineering.

Ensuring that appropriate contractual arrangements are negotiated and in place for projects which are solely owned by the Project Engineer.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

An Engineering qualification, to HND or Degree level

Good technical ability (or experience) relating to automation hardware. Experience with electronics, robotics and vision is highly preferable.

Hands-on site experience in installation and commissioning of equipment and systems.

Proven track record in system or technical design and delivery.

Experience in managing project budgets.

Experience in identifying areas for testing from empirical and evidence derived site data and make appropriate recommendations to engineer out and test these areas for future product developments

Being able to manage variations from the specification and consult stakeholders as appropriate and gain resolution

Ability to design & propose alternative solutions when faced with project and technical barriers.

Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences by giving effective and engaging presentations to general audiences and be able to communicate effectively.

Experience in assessing and quantifying technical risks and devising appropriate de-risking activities.

Ability to quantify requirements which are only expresses in qualitative terms and, in combination with the reliability team, generate effective verification plans to prove those requirements in absolute terms and conform to regulatory compliance standards

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 873 465
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Luke Hind
Email:

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