Job Description

  • Are you a skilled Project Engineer with experience in Controls?
  • Can you design and oversee projects, ensuring safety compliance while working with on-site contractors?
  • Would you like to work in a company that value’s its employees and focusses on training and progression?


  • Salary Circa £55k per annum
  • 8 % pension
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private medical
  • Bonus Scheme


As part of our client’s strategic growth plan, we are recruiting a talented Project Engineer to join their Project Engineering Team.  The Projects department is responsible for delivering our client's capital projects schemes. From multi-million-pound plants to smaller works, our projects span heavy industrial crushing plants to automated bagging plants, covering various sectors including chemical, biological, quarrying, and stone processing.  As a Project Engineer, you will lead projects from conception to handover, ensuring robust, technically sound, and H&S compliant solutions. Your role encompasses managing safe working practices, adhering to regulations, and ensuring project delivery within defined scopes.


  • Manage project delivery within defined parameters of time, cost, and quality.
  • Efficiently manage change and ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and compile budget estimates for new plant projects.
  • Supervise contract work and labour, ensuring adherence to specifications and safety standards.
  • Maintain project records and ensure compliance with ISO 9001 standards.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to obtain quotations and negotiate with suppliers.
  • Mentor junior project engineers and provide technical expertise.
  • Compliance with Company Management System (CMS) and policies.
  • Ensuring health, safety, environmental, and sustainability practices.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and minimising environmental impact.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Minimum HNC in Electrical, Mechanical, or Project Engineering.
  • Time-served apprenticeship in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Understanding of statutory regulations (LOLER, PUWER, etc.) and NEBOSH certificate.
  • Experience in leading capital projects and managing contractors.
  • Budget management skills and proficiency in AutoCAD.
  • Computer literacy with MS Office proficiency.

Key Skills and Attributes Required

  • Strong prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Commercial awareness and leadership qualities.
  • Integrity, reliability, and resilience.
  • Customer focus and accountability.
  • Continuous improvement mindset and teamwork.

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