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Project Engineer

We have a vacancy for a Project Engineer

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Project Engineer with experience of working in a similar role and managing projects and working to milestones/gates, qualified to minimum HNC level in an Engineering discipline, or have completed a recognised apprenticeship in a relevant discipline.

 As the Project Engineer you will report directly into the Project Manager. You will ensure that Customers’ expectations are clearly and consistently communicated to the business, and that colleagues are clear on the technical elements of a project so agreed requirements are delivered to planned timescales.

Working as the Project Engineer you will also be responsible for the timely and accurate completion of specifications for volumetric and heat sealing machines, and tools, and for the testing and validation of equipment against these documents. Throughout the project you will maintain customer contact to ensure customer satisfaction during the installation and commissioning phase, providing updates on completion targets.


Main duties

 

  • Manage projects for the full range of machines and tools offered

  • Attend tech team meetings for non-standard machinery enquiries, and complete any actions allocated. This may include creating drawings, and attending meetings or site visits with the relevant Sales Engineer

  • Upon receipt of order, attend customer site to clarify customer requirements. Where necessary make modifications to proposal and provide the details to the Sales Engineer sop that any changes can be quoted for accordingly

  • Ensure that a detailed handover is carried out with the wider business in line with SOP for this process

  • Liaise with Seal Technologist to ensure that all seal and filling trials are completed

  • Ensure that Machine Specification and machine/line drawing are signed off by the customer

  • Produce a Gantt Chart for the project, incorporating key milestones and the agreed delivery date

  • Ensure that the progress of the order through the factory is maintained reporting achievement of gate dates, in line with the SOP

  • Keep customer informed at relevant stages of the machine build

  • Upon completion of machine build assist in a full internal PDI to confirm the customer’s specification has been adhered to, and target speeds and sealing criteria can be achieved

  • Report PDI findings to Assembly Team Leader(s), Design and Systems departments

  • Prepare and complete all documentation necessary for machine installation and commissioning at customer site

  • If required, attend customer site to oversee the installation of machine

  • If required, oversee production to ensure that the machine functions to customer’s requirements

  • Maintain customer contact to ensure customer satisfaction during the installation and commissioning phase

If you feel that you have the right skills and experience to join this forward-thinking family business and would like to know more about this opportunity please contact Dorothy Wainscott, HR Manager on 01565755000 or at dorothy.wainscott@pal.co.uk


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