Project Engineer

From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our Client, a leader in medical and pharmaceutical production are looking for an experienced, degree educated Project Engineer to join their successful team. The Project Engineers primary function will be to implement cost reductions and continuous improvement and process improvements within their section of the business, including effectively planning and managing the actions of teams/departments and dealing with external customers/vendors to ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget. Main Duties: · Prepare accurate project schedules and capital appropriation requests for all projects. · Liaise with the quality, regulatory, facilities, production and marketing departments to obtain their input and / or support to ensure projects are successfully initiated and validated within time frame and budget. · Plan, design and specify improvements to existing processes to improve productivity, quality, safety and efficiency. Innovate, design and specify new processes to meet manufacturing requirements, manage the selection of vendors, placement of orders and track building progress through to factory acceptance trials. · Prepare plant layout in response to changing manufacturing needs for both present and future requirements. · Prepare and manage manufacturing and validation document amendments in relation to process change and the introduction of new equipment. · Coordinate the failure mode effect analysis process in order to carry out risk analysis of process changes. Provide operational and technical training as necessary. · Utilise Six Sigma methodologies (DMAIC) and carry out statistical data analysis to effectively scope and manage improvement activities. · Liaise with other Plants to exchange and share process knowledge that may potentially provide cost reductions and efficiency improvements. Keep abreast of latest technology. · Ensure projects are compliant with Health and Safety legislation, environmental legislation, legislation appropriate to the medical device industry in both Europe and USA, and division / plant procedures. · To coach and give direction to engineering associates under their control with regard to specific tasks and projects. · Carry out other duties as deemed appropriate by the Engineering Leader. Qualifications: HND/ Degree in appropriate engineering discipline preferred. Minimum of HNC in engineering discipline or equivalent. If you are an experienced Project Engineer and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below. For an informal chat, please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Lizzie. Many thanks for your interest. This job was originally posted as