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Mechanical Project Engineer

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Opportunity for a mechanical project engineer to join an established manufacturing company for a 6 month fixed term period. The company has been in business for 150+ years and this facility has been part of their group for the last 15 years and provides stable employment.

Please make an application promptly if you are a good match for this role due to high levels of interest.

You will be responsible for providing mechanical engineering expertise to the site and will contribute to ensuring that all mechanical engineering projects are carried out within the set timescales, to the correct specification and within budget.

There will be a requirement to work some hours on a weekend (1 week in 6) to oversee work that is being carried out with a day off in lieu granted for doing so.

As the mechanical project engineer your duties will include

  • Ensuring project upgrades and new equipment installations are carried out efficiently and within budgets
  • Leading and directing projects consisting of writing specifications, design and construction, planning, testing and commissioning
  • Supporting the engineering teams throughout project lifecycles through to handover to production and maintenance
  • Organising and controlling specialist contractors during projects and ensure that contractors are competent, adequately informed of the project specification
  • Undertaking some weekend work on a rota basis (1 week in 6)

To apply for the mechanical project engineer role, you will need

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment, preferably a continuous 24/7 process-driven manufacturing environment
  • A recognised technical qualification in a mechanical discipline (preferably degree or HND level)
  • Experience in delivering projects relating to upgrades, new installations or improvements
  • Willingness to undertake some work on weekends (1 week in 6)

In return, the mechanical project engineer will receive a salary of £40,000-£45,000 (dependent on experience – pro-rata for the length of the contract).



If you are a mechanical project engineer, mechanical engineer, project engineer, etc. who wishes to be considered for the role, please click on the apply button.

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