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Lead / Senior Project Engineer

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Lead / Senior Project Engineer

What can they offer you?

·Excellent salary (negotiable)

·Excellent benefits.

·A career within automation one of the number one growth industries in the world.

·Career progression opportunities.

·Exposure to cutting edge technology.

Permanent Benefits Include:

Private Healthcare, Life Assurance, Enhanced Pension Scheme, Free Company Shares, Income Protection, Childcare Support, Various Associate Offers and a lot more.

I am currently looking to recruit a Lead/ Senior Project Engineer to join my client based in Hertfordshire.

Vacancy description

The Lead Project Engineer takes engineering ownership of released products from the development team. They carry out applications and configuration engineering of those products for our new build Automated Distribution Centres around the world. Maintaining in depth product knowledge and directly supporting other teams during the design, manufacture and install phases of new Customer Fulfilment Centres. Providing ongoing product support to Engineering Operations to resolve any engineering issues as well as providing valuable feedback to development team for future developments.

As a lead, you provide both technical and people leadership / management for Products and Product Engineers.

Role & Responsibilities

·Carry out the configuration and application engineering detail to design and manufacture in conjunction with the Project Realisation Engineer & planners

·Support Automation Engineering Implementation with installation expertise, ensuring best practice is followed and understood and product engineering challenges are resolved

·Ensure Production Engineering have all that is required to enable them to work up solutions identified through Change Control Process

·Identify, and manage the resolution of engineering change requests and product improvements, taking full accountability and responsibility for changes on released products and be a key stakeholder for unreleased products, working closely with Technical Support colleagues

·Review, maintain and communicate related product technical documentation (including but limited to Manuals, BoM’s, install guides, PDI & SAT checklists)

·Provide engineering product support, especially during design, installation & commissioning phases

·Proactively support engineering supply chain with engineering detail, including acceptance testing, and order specification

·Work closely with your Product Development colleagues to receive new products and developments, being actively engaged during development and NPI phases to ensure successful handover of product to Central Automation Engineering team

·Work to and follow all CDM guidance, both external (CDM Regulations 2015 and associated Guidance L153) and internal (CDM15 procedures and processes, HS&E policy and associated Arrangement Policies). To seek guidance from the HS&E team where there is uncertainty

·Ensure product and process quality is maintained

As a lead

·Efficient workflow management of team of product engineers working to multiple projects in multiple worldwide locations

·Develop the individuals in the team

·Ensure resiliency within team

·Accountable for deliverables of your team

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

·Project Engineering - demonstrable experience & success

·Field Installation of products and / or systems

·Acceptance Testing

·Deliver projects on time and within approved budgets.

·IT literate, proficient with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite and comfortable using CAD packages.

·Excellent technical and practical competence relating to automation and general engineering

·Experience of projects and products in manufacturing, automotive, airports, FMCG distribution or similar field

·Aptitude to debate detail (both technical and commercial) with both internal and external parties

·Commercially aware and consider cost impacts on decisions and proposals

·International working experience

·Remote Product Support

·Understanding of applicable directives, codes standards etc (eg machinery directive)

·Technical / Engineering qualification, to degree level in a relevant field

·Automation Products require a range of specialisations, these can include (but not limited to).

oMechanical structures

oPlastics moulding

oFunctional safety

oConveyor systems

oElectromechanical systems


As a lead:

·People management

·Coaching and development of others

·Establishing, maintaining and championing engineering best practice and standards

·Experienced with managing remote teams

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV or please feel free to give me a call on (phone number removed).

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful

Reference: 208681682

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