Project Engineer - Food

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    Banbury, Oxfordshire

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    £46000 - £51000 per annum

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    Philip Bloomer

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    about 1 year ago

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Project Engineer - Food Manufacturing and Processing - Banbury - Circa £46k plus 10% bonus.

This is a pretty rare opportunity to join this business, a true engine to the industry is serves and a global player in food and ingredient processing. With over 50 factories world wide and over 10,000 employees you know that you are in safe hands with this business.

In this case we are looking for a Project Engineer. You will join a small team of Project Engineers reporting to a Project Engineering Manager in a largely automated processing based plant. We have a lot to do this year with a lot of improvement and CAPEX projects planned of which you will play a key role. You will be delivering on all aspects of a project from conception to completion. You activities will include feasibility studies, providing technical reports, obtaining and evaluating supplier quotations and tenders, writing capital investment proposals, preparing project time scales and then managing the communication of project status. In short, everything you would expect to do as a full time professional Project Engineer.

We have a couple of very hands on Engineers in the team and in this case we are looking for someone that can work with and manage suppliers, external contractors and all internal stakeholders and engineering teams. You will be effectively managing the delivery of projects which includes ensuring all activities are undertaken safely and within company processes ensuring on time and in budget delivery. The scope of the role will include all plant and machinery on site, the building and all building services.

To be successful in this role you will be ideally degree qualified or minimum HND in a relevant engineering discipline. You will need to have solid working knowledge and experience of electrical, mechanical and process or machine automation and associated control systems. Applicants holding a NEBOSH general certificate and holding formal project management training such as Prince2 would be of particular interest. If you have experience of working with MS Project and CAD systems that would really help in the delivery of your duties. Due to the nature of upcoming projects training in current CDM regulations would also be an advantage.

The environment is a hygienic food processing/manufacturing environment. We are very much hoping to hear from applicants with relevant experience and training in food manufacturing or processing, food safety and HACCP.

The company offers an excellent pension scheme and an array of attractive benefits. You will also receive a competitive salary and bonus which is negotiable dependent upon your experience.

For an informal conversation, to express your interest or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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