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Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + package
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH12044_1584720862
Contact Name: Chris Taylor
Contact Email: chris.taylor@emp-sol.com
Job Published: March 20, 2020 16:14

Job Description

Project Engineer


We currently have a client based in Lancashire who are looking for a Project Engineer to join their team. Our client provides complete turn-key solutions specialising in Innovative Pressure Testing Equipment for the Oil and Gas, Subsea, Material Science, Universities, Nuclear, Chemical and Petrochemical industries.


Our client is looking for a highly motivated and accountable Project Engineer to be responsible for all engineering, technical and quality associated disciplines relating to new and existing projects.


  • To be responsible for the planning, scheduling, forecasting, resource allocation, cost control and to manage all QA activities to assure project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.
  • The be the key link between sales, engineering, production and customer support; you will be required to provide regular updates to customers.
  • As Project Engineer you will be expected to develop and maintain the business Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Providing organisational and administrative support in the specification of new and existing pressure related products where typical design requirements include:
  • Pressure bearing components
  • Load bearing components
  • High pressure seal arrangements
  • Integration with proprietary components
  • Hydraulic actuation
  • Lifting & Handling points
  • Fabrications
  • Tooling & Fixtures
  • Project planning & scheduling to ensure delivery dates are met.
  • Produce and manage project relating Bills of Materials (BOMs)
  • Creation and maintenance of product/procurement specifications to control engineering inputs/outputs such as materials, surface finishes, coatings, treatments and other processes.
  • Work closely with purchasing department & external sub-contractors to ensure components are purchased and delivered on time at reasonable cost and within specification.
  • Produce and maintain all project documentation including specifications, inspection test plans, technical folders and other QA documentation relating to product
  • Monitor project compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications
  • Carry out value added value engineering (VAVE) to engineer cost out of the products
  • Attend regular production meetings, providing up to date and accurate information,
  • Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions

Key Skills:

  • Full Project Management capabilities
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualisations - 2D & 3D CAD
  • Knowledge of pressure related products
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards: (PED, PD5500, EN13445, ASME 8, EN10204)
  • Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes; machining, welding, surface treatments etc
  • Knowledge of high spec. materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics
  • Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
  • Decision making ability and leadership skills
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Usage of Document Management Systems (EPDM)
  • Usage of ERP/MRP/Accounting packages
  • Strong IT skills: Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Outlook etc

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as a Project Engineer (project managing) - 5 years
  • BEng or BSc (Hons) in mechanical engineering or equivalent (2.1 minimum)
  • Industry experience; ideally in pressure vessel design, high pressure systems, electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply