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Site Project Engineer

Venatu Consulting are currently working in partnership with our client to recruit a Project Engineer to provide a practical cost-effective Engineering service to maintain/improve the performance of the manufacturing units.

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £37,000 - £38,000 + Overtime
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 18 August 2017
  • Ref: 897720


  • Responsible for Engineering Projects around site; costing between £1k and £5m
  • Proficient in the use of standard Engineering CAD Design software both 2D and 3D
  • Design new or modify existing equipment to overcome manufacturing difficulties, improve output, reduce costs, improve safety and increase flexibility/product range
  • Negotiate with equipment suppliers and overcome communication difficulties when involved with overseas sites or suppliers
  • Project control from start to finish including; proposal, estimate of expenditure, design, planning, timescale, procurement, issuing of the appropriate work and safety permits, installation, commissioning and financial control
  • Undertaking design calculations for static, fatigue and finite element analyses for both new designs and value engineering existing designs
  • To issue the appropriate operating and maintenance instructions
  • To submit reports to a professional standard, including engineering progress
  • To work individually or as part of a highly motivated team, dependant on the size of project
  • To maintain accurate records of project work undertaken
  • Work closely with Engineering and Maintenance management, Purchasing, Quality and external suppliers to ensure designs are suitable for purpose
  • To support product feasibility studies and ultimately avoid potential manufacturing issues whilst maintaining compliance with both internal and external technical standards

Skills & attributes

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience in a heavy engineering industry is essential
  • Good working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, 3-D design
  • Previous experience in design engineering
  • Previous Project management experience
  • Analytical disposition with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of FEA would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Engineering knowledge
  • Travel will be occasionally necessary


  • Holidays: 26 Days + Stats.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Benefits Packaging
  • Free On-Site Parking

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