£47K – £50K DOE + Bens (G2403777) Sheffield

Catfoss Recruitment Ltd are currently in partnership with a cutting-edge technology company that is looking to recruit a Project Engineer to their expanding team on a permanent basis.

Building on more than two decades of science led research and development, our client designs and manufactures pioneering power generation technology.

What are we looking for

Our advanced manufacturing team are central to developing and delivering first of a kind solution to enable the production of our company’s market leading product.

This exciting position is focused on delivering projects which create new efficient production processes to increase factory capacity, reduce lead time and increase quality.

The role will involve travel in the UK and abroad. You will be responsible for leading research and development, feeding into future product design for manufacture, engaging with suppliers and detailing business cases for capex projects.  The successful candidate will have a proven record delivering capex schemes of circa £1 million.

Project Engineer – Responsibilities

  • Create equipment technical specifications for new production equipment.
  • Perform new production equipment factory and site acceptance tests (FAT and SAT).
  • Lead DFM/DFA activities to ensure products are designed for manufacture ensuring parts and materials are fit for both purpose and efficient manufacture.
  • Manage projects from kick off, proof of concept to release to production within budget.
  • Manage Gateways tasks and ensure each Gateway deliverable is completed on time.
  • Assess and communicate project status, manage escalations on potential risks and delays.

About You

Project Engineer – Knowledge and Experience

  • HNC/HND in engineering discipline. (or equivalent)
  • Lean Manufacturing, Process Mapping, and PFMEA methodology
  • Experience writing equipment technical specifications and performing FAT and SAT
  • Statistical knowledge, capability studies and MSA
  • Strong drawing interpretation skills and GD&T understanding
  • Experience on having led DFM/DFA and lessons learnt activities
  • Project management
  • Risk Management
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading projects and delivering production lines
  • Proven track record of delivering complete, bespoke automated production lines in the UK

Project Engineer – Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to evaluate tasks and prioritise
  • Ability to evaluate project risks and define strategies to de-risk
  • Logical approach and great attention to detail
  • Data driven decision maker
  • Project driven and “milestone adherence” approach
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and positively influence internal stakeholders
  • Supplier engagement and skilful in escalating at the correct time
  • Professional approach
  • Continuous improvement culture
  • Proactive and excited to make positive changes
  • Take pride in your work and always strives to do your best
  • High performing and self-motivated individual

Project Engineer suitable previous job titles: Production Project Engineer, Manufacturing Project Engineer, Process Project Engineer

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