£33,000 - £45,000
Date Posted
13 May
Closing Date
30 June


Specific Role & Responsibilities for Project Engineer:

  • Overall responsibility for delivering assigned NPI projects on-time, to specification and within budget
  • Represent the company with customers and selected vendors during project execution
  • Report project status internally and present to customers
    • Creation of timing plans covering from receipt of order to SOP
    • Provide solutions to delivery and technical issues
  • Conduct tool design reviews and final tooling buy offs with toolmakers in the UK and China
    • Will require occasional visits to toolmakers in China
  • Negotiate the scope of work, and any subsequent changes, with customers and vendors
  • Manage project budgets and raise orders with vendors
  • Create and review APQP and PPAP documents for submission to customers
  • Support any other customer specific requirements during project phase
  • Co-ordinate projects with other departments to ensure actions are carried out in line with timing plans
  • Responsible for handing over all documents, tools and fixtures to production and quality teams ahead of SOP
  • Ensure safe manufacturing processes are delivered to production and provide support after SOP
  • Identify project risks and create contingency plans to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Support technical feasibility and DFM reviews
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities within the engineering department

Qualifications and Education Requirements

·        Degree, HNC or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline

Required Skills

  • Professional management capability requiring considerable independence in approach; make decisions, set priorities, and deliver the project to budget and schedule.
  • Proven experience with press tooling in either design and/or manufacturing environments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Understanding of contracts and commercial awareness
  • Good understanding of technical drawings
  • Use of Microsoft Project


Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of our manufacturing processes:- Pressing / Stamping, Laser cutting, Press Brake, MIG Welding, Projection Welding, Machining and Mechanical assembly
  • Understanding of automation equipment
  • Experience using CAD software, Solid Works preferable
  • Competency using basic measuring equipment (digital calipers, micrometer, height gauge, etc.)
  • Understanding of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949


Additional Notes

  • 35 hour week – 08:30-16:30 Mon to Thurs and 08:30:13:30 Friday
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Pension