Project Engineer

Job Description

Project Engineer (Larne)
Our client is looking to recruit a Project Engineer to join their established local business in Larne. The company is one of the largest manufacturers in their industry in the UK producing materials for the construction & agricultural industries.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary £40,000-45,000
  • Monday to Friday with early finish Friday
  • Employee pension
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Clear career progression

About your next role This is a key role for an individual who has expertise in planning and execution of capital investment projects for production operations, along with knowledge of process implementation, improvement and lean manufacturing. Working as part of a busy engineering team you will lead the feasibility, development and execution of significant capital expenditure projects that deliver increased plant capacity or operational efficiency's.

About you

  • Level 3 qualified in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical discipline
  • 5 years' experience in Project Engineer or Manufacturing Engineer role
  • Experience dealing with contractors
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with automated machinery & electrical system with a mechanical bias

What you'll do

  • Problem solving and root cause-based mindset and culture to deliver high quality solutions
  • Drive urgency and a systematic approach to remove roadblocks to resolve issues and deliver projects in an optimal fashion
  • Manage key performance indicators which demonstrate value, performance, reliability, efficiency along with project delivery measures including Return on Investment
  • Conduct feasibility studies for proposed projects and present to the relevant stakeholders for approval
  • As part of the Engineering Team, work in close partnership with the maintenance and operations teams to ensure their knowledge and experience are considered and that key personnel are developed and trained on new systems in a timely manner
  • Prepare process documentation and operating instructions
  • Work collaboratively across Operations to gain robust technical knowledge on plant to develop expertise, understand performance bottlenecks and identify improvement opportunities
  • Identifying and assess future capacity demands across all market segments and develop innovative programmes to meet business needs in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrate resiliency and ambition to build and drive sustainable engineering excellence, root cause thinking and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate a change instigator mindset to lead continuous improvement and drive positive change
  • Knowledge of manufacturing improvement strategies and problem solving
  • Oversee and asses new and existing processes and work flows, to devise, implement and test new strategies to help optimise productivity
  • Analyse data to discover areas that need improvement and upgrades by developing best practices, routines and innovative solutions to improve production rates and quality output

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