Project Engineer – Packaging / Electro Mechanical Engineer

Up to £44000 per annum
13 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
. Niras
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Engineer - Packaging

Salary: £44,000 per annum

Benefits: Life Assurance & 25 days holiday

Location: Ascot, Berkshire - SL5 7JR (will require travel to clients site)

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

The Company:

The Company is a leading international Food & Beverage engineering consultancy company with its head office in Copenhagen, Denmark. They have more than 2,200 employees and offices in 23 countries. Their UK offices are in Ascot, Cambridge, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Their target market is companies that work within the FMCG field and who require tailor made solutions in areas like logistics, process, packaging optimisation, and production operations. They work with major clients in the Brewery, Dairy, Soft Drinks, Spirits and Food sectors; providing them with consultancy services, project management, and turnkey solutions.

The Role:

They are looking to recruit a full-time Project Engineer specialising in Packaging, working in a team within the company on behalf of their customers, predominantly in the food industry. The role will be based at the office in Ascot, with travel required in the UK and aboard (short spells only).

This role would suit an Apprentice with time served or a candidate with an HNC/HND in Electromechanical, with experience in a manufacturing environment.

This is a dynamic role requiring a similarly motivated individual looking for the next challenge in their career. A degree of autonomy would be provided whilst working within a motivated driven team environment. This is an excellent time to join as the business is expanding and the individual will have development opportunities. Relevant training & support will be provided.

Main responsibilities

* Delivering packaging solutions within their various projects
* Member of the team who implements state-of-the-art packaging equipment & technology
* Carry out design and feasibility studies to meet client capex plans
* Prepare engineering specifications and technical documentation

The Candidate:

* Proficiency in using Auto Cad as a draft and designing tool
* Preferred background, working in the Food and Beverage (FMCG) i.e. bottling, PET, carton, can, keg/cask or Manufacturing industry.
* Able to work in a team and on own initiative
* IT literate in the use of Office including Word, Excel & Project
* An enquiring mind, willing to learn and share knowledge
* Experience of health and safety requirements and risks associated with FMCG or manufacturing sites.

* Basic knowledge on hazards identification, such as but not limited to HAZID (Hazard Identification) and HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Analysis) standards and methodology
* Basic knowledge on Food Safety Regulations, such as but not limited to British Retail Consortium Global Food Safety and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)
* Client facing and interaction skills
* Written communication and interpersonal skills
* Analytical and problem-solving skills
* To be flexible, positive accurate and proactive
* Skills to demonstrate commitment to company and client standards
* Basic Project Management principal knowledge

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Packaging Technician; Packaging Operator; Packaging Engineer; Packaging Designer; Packaging Operative, Electrical Project Engineer, Project Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Industrial Electrician, Electrician, Installation Engineer, Multi Skilled Electrical Technician, Engineering Project Manager, Mechanical Maintenance Technician and Project Electrician will also be considered for this role.