Engineering Project Manager

Engineering Project Manager

Job Title: Engineering Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hailsham, East Sussex
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: T3RW*1376063
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 15:24

Job Description


This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Engineering Project Manager to join a rapidly growing company based in Hailsham who specialise in the design and manufacture of bespoke advance process plant equipment.

The Job

You will be part of the Senior Management team responsible for managing the Manufacturing Shop Floor Department, creating a disciplined, methodical approach to dealing with the production, installation and commissioning of large capital projects in metal processing equipment.

Core Activities, Duties and Key Tasks

  • Provide direction and daily management of the manufacturing team for large engineering capital expenditure equipment from project concept through to customer commissioning
  • Apply significant manufacturing industrial technical knowledge within the areas of high-pressure gas, water cooling, induction heating, and vacuum engineering disciplines
  • Will confer concisely with Directors and other senior management members on project status and defined objectives
  • Will have clear concise, coordinated disciplined leadership skills within the company's engineering production area including sub-contractors and site and services installation
  • To be an excellent motivator of team members, both with in-house staff during the manufacturing process and on-site with sub-contractors during the installation
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply safe engineering practices within the production area
  • Work closely with Engineering Manager in reviewing design, processes and practices
  • Clear concise understanding and application of the Engineering Management Process Tools relating to cost and design
  • Manage your teams with a positive 'can do' attitude, delivering large CAPEX systems according to agreed delivery, completion date and time schedules

Person Specification

  • The successful applicant would ideally have a degree or HND with a Mechanical Engineering based subject with a minimum of ten years proven industrial/scientific equipment process equipment experience
  • Experience in metal melting process, vacuum or oil and gas systems would be advantageous
  • Requirement to travel overseas as and when required

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

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