Project Engineer – Monday to Friday – Day Shift

  • Location:
    Leeds, West Yorkshire Leeds, West Yorkshire Leeds, West Yorkshire Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary:
    c£42,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    October 15, 2022

Express Recruitment continue to work in a long-standing partnership with one of the UK’s best loved and highly reputable FMCG manufacturers. Due to renewed investment and exciting plans for future growth, our client is seeking the services of an initiative-taking and experienced Project Engineer to join their award-winning team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to drive operational projects throughout the factory and develop innovative ways to drive continuous improvement and reduce production costs and factory downtime.

In return, you will stand to receive a competitive starting salary of £42,000, not to mention other great benefits which include but certainly not limited to sick pay, staff discounts, employee assistance funding and genuine career progression opportunities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage contractors within the factory regarding contract negotiations and performance reviews
  • Attend weekly operational and engineering meetings
  • Identify creative ways to reduce operational and production costs
  • Assist with the deployment of continuous improvement training
  • Liaise frequently with the engineering department with regards to recurring maintenance breakdowns and commissioning of new equipment
  • Assist the quality management team with risk management investigations and record findings via SAP system
  • Manage department budgets and identify areas where spend is essential

Skills & Experience 

  • Mechanical or Electrical engineering qualification e.g., Degree, HND or HNC
  • Prince 2 project management qualification preferred
  • Demonstrable experience looking after budgets
  • Proven knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and LEAN manufacturing tools
  • Excellent communication skills on all senior levels
  • IT proficient with systems such as SAP strongly preferred

Due to the high number of applications we expect to receive for this role, please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Hours: Monday-Friday (Days)

Salary: c£42,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Leeds

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.