Project Engineer

The Project Engineer is responsible for the planning, executing and leading of project activities for manufacturing projects, equipment specifications, supplier selections, equipment commissioning and validation. Working a flexi-time day pattern, they will sit within the Engineering department, reporting into the Engineering Manager.

Status: Full time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive, dependant on experience
Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week, within a flexi-time system of 8am-6pm

Main tasks will include:

  • Executing capital and improvement projects from conception to handover
  • Evaluating, organising and prioritising workloads within a schedule
  • Following deadlines to ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with external contractors and suppliers
  • Working closely with various departments to ensure there is a smooth transition from project to manufacture
  • Identifying and managing project blockers, ensuring critical paths are not affected
  • Investigating and reviewing new technologies and innovations related to project development
  • Obtaining quotes and managing costs for project-related tasks
  • Data collection and report creation

The successful candidate will need:

  • A degree level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Experience of project engineering within a manufacturing industry or similar, including machinery installation and commissioning
  • A strong working knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • Project management capability, with the ability to work within budgets and to deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to interact with people at all levels
  • The ability to interrogate and manage data
  • The ability to write concise and cogent reports
  • Strong presentation skills, with the ability to communicate and persuade at a senior level
  • Excellent IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office and CAD packages
  • A working knowledge of CDM regulations

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Chartered Engineer status
  • A working knowledge of the Prince2 project management methodology
  • Experience of agile tools, lean techniques and 6-sigma methodology

To apply for this role, please submit an application form via email to, or post to:

HR Department
Bridgnorth Aluminium Ltd
Stourbridge Road
WV15 6AU