Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bolton
Salary: £40 - £50 per hour
Start Date: 2022-10-06
Reference: J73.
Contact Name: Aaron Halls
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2022 16:39

Job Description

Project Engineer
6-month contract
£40 PAYE or £50 Umbrella per hour

 Your responsibilities
  • Assisting and supporting the Contracts Manager.
  • To effectively handle all aspects of a contract from receipt of the order into the contracts department to commissioning, ensuring that the projects are delivered as sound engineering solutions produced on time, to specification, within budget and in accordance with the agreed delivery terms and conditions.
  • Managing the change process throughout the contract to ensure the negotiation of price and delivery changes are carried out whenever possible maximising revenue and OPR and negating the application of liquidated damages. Close liaison with Sales and the Contracts manager will be required to achieve this.
  • Preparing and maintaining the Project Workbook cost spreadsheet for each project, monitoring costs to ensure overspends on contracts are minimised and that  OPR is maximised.
  • Estimating product lead times and preparing detailed production/resource plans and progress reports to follow the project to an on-time delivery.
  • Preparing or overseeing the preparation of technical and commercial documents, drawings, material requisitions, quality plans, production / documentation schedules and the like, throughout the contract ensuring the content is accurate, on time and of a consistently high quality.
  • Liaising with clients and suppliers throughout the contract to ensure their / our requirements are clearly understood and organising/attending inspection visits.
  • Liaising with internal resources throughout the contract duration to ensure all deliverables are coordinated and supplied in a timely and professional manner.
  • Handle all contractual issues that arise during the execution of a contract liaising with all parties as required to reach effective and timely solutions.
  • Preparing manufacturing databooks for the contract, as required.

What we expect from you
Skills/ knowledge/ experience
  • Experience of systems engineering preferably gained in a process / chemical engineering background. 
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-managing and motivated and lead resources successfully whilst working well in a team environment and demonstrating good customer / peer / supplier relationships.
  • Knowledge of working with engineering contractors, knowledge of vacuum technology would be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and working experience of international design standards and codes is preferred
  • Ability to travel and communicate effectively with internal and external customers on a professional level.
  • Other requirements (Fluent written and spoken English language; expected travel requirements ~ 15% of time (% depending where the candidate is geographically located)
  • Computer literate including effective use of MS Office software, including Microsoft Project.
  • Effective team player with ability to work independently and take responsibility for decisions made.
  • Recognised Management/Leadership accreditation (such as APM, PRINCE2, PMP, etc.) preferred, but not essential.
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