Project Engineer (Automation)

Recruiter
Manufacturing Futures Limited
Location
Derby
Salary
40000 - 50000 plus numerous benefits
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
ROLE: Project Engineer LOCATION: Derby SALARY: £40'000 - £50'000 BENEFITS: 28 days holiday, Bupa Healthcare for you & partner, will also be part of profit share scheme HOURS: 36.25 hours - Mon to Fri Experience required: - 5 years' experience of carrying out and executing capital projects between £100'000 and £1'000'000 from Idea stage to completion - Food industry background or similar is preferred (but not essential) - Solid Project Management experience Job Responsibilities - Reporting to the Senior Project Engineer this person will be responsible for implementing and continuously seeking to improve the manufacturing processes within our operation. - This person will work closely with the site Production and Maintenance teams. Strategic - Review plant and processes with Euro Operations to continually improve all aspects of efficiency, waste/yield, quality, service and safety - Develop a 3-year capital plan for operations with the manufacturing team. - Lead on the implementation of capital investment projects from the concept through to the execution phases - Develop and establish best practice engineering standards with the site engineering manager - Lead the implementation of NPD and EPD projects during the realisation phase into the manufacturing environment. - Lead on all aspects of energy reduction and utility optimisation at the derby site - Lead continuous improvement activities on current managements & manufacturing processes. - All manufacturing process activities to be aligned with Lean Manufacturing principles, ISO9001 quality standards, ISO14001 environmental standards, and GMP (ISO22715) principles. Managerial - Identification and implementation of capital investment projects, including automation projects to support strategic objectives. - Implementation planning and delivery of NPD & EPD projects into manufacturing. - Development of operator and team leader training programmes to support manufacturing strategic objectives - Development of maintenance programmes to support these strategic objectives with the site engineering manager. - Development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to support manufacturing strategic objectives - Continual improvement of processes and procedures, to support manufacturing improvement particularly relating to capital investment projects, through risk assessment - Undertaking lead role on validation programmes for new equipment installations and new process implementations. - Monitoring and reporting of agreed KPI's that support the strategic objectives - Raising the engineering capability of operational teams and engineers. Previous Knowledge/Experience - Experienced project engineer, with a proven track record in managing capital projects from concept to the execution phase - Experience of plant installation projects, involving high levels of automation - Proven experience in project management in process industries and automation - Experienced project engineer with a chemical, electrical or mechanical background in engineering - Ability to negotiate and manage contractors and suppliers effectively - Experience in leading hazard studies and in hazardous area assessment - Experience of lean manufacturing processes and tools Qualifications and skills - Good level of IT capability including, but not limited to, Word and Excel, Autocad and MS Project (Ideally) - HND or similar - Good level of literacy - Good written and spoken English - Good numerical ability - Previous experience in budgetary control - Project Management experience or qualification

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