Project Engineer

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Northern Ireland
Salary Description:
Basic competitive salary and bonus structure
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Project Engineer

Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim

Interested in joining one of Northern Ireland’s Top 100 manufacturing companies?

We are recruiting for a Project Engineer to join our experienced, friendly and results focused team. As part of our Projects team you will contribute to the process and project engineering requirements of the company, focusing on engineering design, procurement, implementation and optimisation of processes to the highest industrial standards.


- Basic competitive salary and bonus structure
- Generous holidays increasing with length of service
- Contributory pension scheme
- Early Friday finish
- Private medical health insurance
- Retail discount scheme
- On-site car-parking

WORKING HOURS: Full Time - Monday – Friday

THE COMPANY: Kilwaughter Minerals ltd. is a privately owned, forward thinking business based in Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim, centrally located to Belfast, Ballymena and Carrickfergus. We are a multi-site, 200-strong team with one manufacturing site in Kilwaughter and six distribution sites across the UK and Ireland. We invest in growth to ensure a long-term sustainable company.
We manufacture and distribute innovative limestone-based products to the construction and agricultural markets across the UK and Ireland and are the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of K Rend, a silicone coloured render.
THE ROLE: As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for providing engineering solutions and aid in the development of project plans, design and material handling methodologies. You will coordinate external contractor installation and actively promote safe working practices across the organisation, providing excellent customer care whilst doing so. Building and maintaining solid relationships with customers, internal and external stakeholders is a key part of the role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company within a varied role and contribute to continuous improvements to process and the plant.

Key Responsibilities for the Project Engineer to include:-

- Apply knowledge of engineering systems to generate specifications and design
- Identify, evaluate and implement process improvements and energy saving projects
- Supervise implementation of process, installation of utilities and manufacturing equipment
- Generate technical reports to propose effective solutions to existing plant problems
- Reviewing alternative design schemes for new process equipment/systems
- Process lead on studies, preparing reports and flow diagrams
- Develop documentation and assist with process plant feasibility studies


Key requirements for the role of Project Engineer based in Kilwaughter, Co. Antrim:

- 3rd level qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in Project Management/Process engineering
- Experience of specification, design, installation, commissioning of manufacturing equipment
- Experience in the use of AutoCAD and process automation
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work effectively on own initiative and contribute within a team environment

Does this sound like you? If you want to join an innovative, growing and sustainable company, please click to Apply now! 

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps. Please use the reference GJ1878 for any communication.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Glenn Jones

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