Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Project Engineer

Location – Coventry

The Project Engineer we are seeking will already have some experience in controlling a variety of engineering projects delivered to the Automotive and/or Aerospace sectors.

You will be working as part of the multi-disciplined projects team, in conjunction with internal manufacturing and technical staff, who will actively support you in your role. The team work closely together with the aim of delivering solutions to our clients on time and within budget.

You will assist in bringing all of the elements together from order placement to final equipment acceptance.

This position is office based, but as you advance your knowledge and experience within Expert you will be expected to begin to visit customer sites around the UK. To begin with you will be working alongside a Project Manager. Ultimately, after a satisfactory period, you will be expected to progress to the role of Project Manager.

You must be able to deliver a consistent, high quality, responsive, reliable service to all internal and external customers and develop customer relationships with key accounts by establishing and maintaining regular communication to ensure the business has the best opportunity to continually grow.

Initial Responsibilities

  • Compiling Contract Files, checking customer data and specifications
  • Checking budgets and technical information at sales hand over prior to manufacture
  • Scheduling project programme
  • Create, issue and maintain timing plans
  • Liaise and coordinate with design, manufacture and technical departments within Expert
  • Management and supervising of sub contractors and external service suppliers
  • Dealing with contract variations
  • Preparing new quotations
  • Create budgets and monitor progress
  • Compiling risk assessments and method statements for site installations
  • Liaising with the client, internal functions and sub contractors to ensure the smooth running of the project
  • Ensuring completion of the project to the customer requirements
  • Compile buy-off documentation

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A confident and determined approach
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Resilience
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills in a multi-tasking environment
  • Able to meet deadlines and follow through on commitments
  • Computer literate
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK

Education Required

  • Ideally a suitable degree or HND in mechanical/electrical engineering

To apply please send your CV to , with “Project Engineer Application” in the subject title.

Closing date – 30/04/2018

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