Project Engineer

  • Location

    Tyne and Wear, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £29.99 - £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Project Engineer required to support the Operations and Manufacturing Engineering departments in the design, validation, qualification and manufacture of the components, ensuring that the expectations in terms of SHE, Quality, Cost and Delivery are achieved. The Project Engineer will also be responsible for the delivery of engineering related projects to support future requirements and technologies.

The Project Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Processes and products being validated to meet the business' and customer's requirements.

Delivery of projects within the Engineering team, identifying, planning and realising opportunities to improve the site's performance against its Key Performance Indicators, specifically Quality, Cost and Delivery.

Ensuring liaison with the other functions such as Manufacturing Engineering, Safety, Quality, Procurement and Logistics to successfully tackle production issues, following the relevant processes and procedures, identifying suitable causes, remedial actions and corrective actions.

Support of Design Engineering in the Production Readiness Review process.

To ensure the provision and management of a Safe System of Work (SSOW) to include Manufacturing Instructions (SOPs) and General Risk, PUWER and COSHH assessments in line with company and statutory requirements for Process Engineer tasks.

To provide accurate and reliable delivery of engineering projects and deliver accurate and reliable engineering reports.

To influence the design process to ensure Design for Manufacturing (DfM) initiatives.

To support the delivery of a right first-time manufacturing process through accurate process validations against the customer specification requirements and internal specification requirements, delivering process capability analysis.

To lead and support Continuous Improvement (CI) activities and initiatives using lean principles and modern manufacturing techniques to identify opportunities to reduce cost.

Ensure engineering project compliance to LCM process.

To ensure the provision and authorisation of the identification, justification, planning and project management of capital expenditure following the relevant BMS and PIE process, creating Technical Requirement Specifications.

The Project Engineer will be able to demonstrate experience of the following:

An understanding of product build standards, engineering drawings and principles to support production and development projects.

Delivery of engineering related projects, including planning, monitoring and reporting and to budget.

Experience of Continuous Improvement (CI) activities

Experience of SHE, Quality, Cost and Delivery.

Experience of Safe System of Work (SSOW), Manufacturing Instructions (SOPs) and General Risk, PUWER and COSHH assessments.

Experience of Production Readiness Review.




Problem solving (cause, remedial action and corrective action)

Statistical analysis

Project planning, monitoring and delivery

Degree qualified in appropriate engineering discipline

Appropriate managing safety qualification, e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH

Six sigma greenbelt or higher is preferred

Experience of the automotive industry is preferred

Forging, CNC, machining or surface treatments experience is preferred

Travel to other site may be required

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance