Project Engineer – Food / FMCG

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

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 who will be responsible for delivering projects from within the company on behalf of their customers, predominantly in the food industry. The position reports to the Head of Department and is ideally based in the Ascot Office although this is not essential. Travel may be required in both the UK & overseas for occasional short visits.

The role would suit an apprentice with an amount of high quality time served or a candidate with a Chemical Engineering Degree.

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 to match their ambition. Relevant training & support will be provided.

Main responsibilities

* Develop and designing information in conjunction with client’s briefs
* Assist with the preparation of tender documents, leading on project scoping
* Create and implement project plans work plans and review as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, ensuring that deliverables are achievable
* Assisting with the commissioning of the project at the implementation stage
* Ensure timely communication to all relevant stakeholders e.g Senior Management team, Clients and project team
* Liaising with Clients, managing their expectations whilst meeting their needs and attaining the project’s goals
* Identify and organise equipment and resources required as part of the costing schedules
* Effectively apply the Company’s methodology and project standards, engaging in quality assurance procedures
* Identify business development and “add on” sales opportunities as they relate to specific projects
* Ensure project documentation is compete, current and stored appropriately

The Candidate:

* Chemical engineering degree or equivalent
* Experience working in the food and beverage process environment
* Able to take responsibilities for projects
* An enquiring mind, willing to learn
* The skill to develop flow piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID)
* Good understanding of the food and beverage industry supply chain process, chemical and process engineering.
* Experience with project portfolio and risk management
* Strong client facing and interaction skills at senior level
* Good understanding of key principles of contract management
* Written communication and interpersonal skills
* To be able to facilitate and present to groups of people
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* To be flexible, positive accurate and proactive
* Skills to demonstrate commitment to company and client standards
* To promotes a culture of continuous innovation and improvement within an open culture
* A driving license

If you are interested in this role please click the APPLY button to submit your CV and Cover Letter.

If you do not receive the email within 30 minutes please check your junk / spam folders.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Chemical Project Engineer, Project Engineer, Food Process Engineer, Chemical Engineering Project Manager, Food Processing Project Manager, Engineering Project Lead, Process Engineer will also be considered for this role.