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Project Engineer (mechanical)

Salary:to 59000
Location: Kings Lynn
Job type:Permanent
Ref: MTS064
Date posted: 18/02/2014
Start date: 07/04/2014

This exciting permanent position, is with one of the worlds best know brands.

The role of the Project Engineer (Mechanical) would meet three primary objectives:

Be accountable for the design, installation and delivery for a range of project work including but not exclusively process improvements (mechanical handling plant; filter presses, fluid dynamic systems, heat transfer and recovery systems, screening plant, warehousing, specialist sugar industry plant), storage tanks, pipework system, civil and structural works and liaising when necessary with electrical engineers.

Provide robust, well-engineered solutions to meet the required investment criteria.
Responsible for the development and delivery of projects from conception through to completion and successful handover; including compilation of User Requirement & Functional Design specifications, data sheets, performance criteria; conceptual designs, liaising with engineering draughtpersons, contract negotiations; procurement and expediting of orders; cash flow management, adherence to the quality and performance standards.


Management of all the safety aspects of project work to ensure a working zero incident culture, including the review of method statements and risk assessments, effective tool box talks and safety discussions and the completion of PUWER assessments and Technical files.
Provide summary and progress reports.
Liaison with planning departments, local authorities and external bodies.
Communicate with experts to gather and share operational and engineering best practice.
Liaison with the procurement department to ensure an integrated approach to equipment purchases.
Large maintenance tasks that require significant project management.
Management of contractors
Management of any activity which may be allocated to the Project Department.To ensure that Wissington continues to provide a high quality of project deliverance, with an emphasis on safety, robust engineering solutions and adherence to the capital allocated budgets.
Projects are to be delivered to the agreed/required time, complying with the requirements of the Capital and Business Management System.

Individual project values range from £50K up to £4,000K, with occasional individual project values of up to £10,000K. The average individual value of the projects is circa £0.75M with an annual budget of £8.5M.

Candidate Requirements:

Degree qualified engineer
7-10 years' experience of site based mechanical engineering including design, installation and commissioning of complex process plant.
Sound knowledge of mechanical and process engineering principles of pumped systems, HVAC, materials and mechanical handling, steam and water treatment.
Ability to lead and advise on HAZOP and HAZAN studies and recommend solutions.
Development and delivery of commissioning plans and handover documentation such as maintenance schemes.
A recognised safety qualification such as NEBOSH, preferably NEBOSH Construction and a thorough working knowledge of safety law and systems including CDM regulations.
Experience of Project Management of multiple capital investments in a heavy engineering environment, delivering projects to time, safely and to budget.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Project.

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