Based in Gravesend, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer in a progressive manufacturer and supplier of lubricants and chemical for the automotive industry.
With a bright future ahead of the organisation, a Project Engineer is required to lead and manage delivery of strategic capital investment projects (CAPEX) and specific operational process improvements.
This position will report to the Engineering Manager and be part of the Engineering function.
Main responsibilities include
Manage the overall project scope (scoping, design, development, business case preparation, delivery, installation, commissioning, training, maintenance plan)
Providing project tracker reports and KPIs to monitor performance, including the identification of risks and proposing options to manage them
Consideration of the company asset register, supporting Finance to manage this appropriately
Actively participate in the company personal development plan and opportunities to identify improvement and development opportunities.
To provide support to other members of the Engineering team or wider organisation, which may benefit from your skills, knowledge or experience.
To observe the company policies and guidelines, also encouraging other to as necessary.
Essential skills required
Technical Degree (Mechanical / Electrical / Process / Chemical / Manufacturing Engineering)
Strong Health, Safety and Environmental awareness
Minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing process environment
Project management skills, ideally using a Stage-Gate type risk approach
Ability to prepare and manage project specifications
Applied commercial skills, particularly in relation to specifying equipment and service offer purchase order requirements
Good awareness of CAPEX (capital) and OPEX (revenue) budgets
Excellent written, aural and presentation communication skills
Ability to listen, consider and persuade in a positive manner
Tenatious nature with ability to positively focus on final objective
Well organised and methodical approach
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Excellent time keeping
PRINCE 2 or other project management courses/qualification
Team leadership potential would be beneficial
20 days holiday plus bank holidays
Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30 – 5.30.
If this position sounds like the challenge you are looking for please submit your CV today, addressing it to Mrs Keima Allen (HR Business Partner)
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