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Project Engineer (Food Manufacturing)

Project Engineer (Food Manufacturing)

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £ Excellent

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

  • Contact email:

    SaraF@Scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

  • Job ref:

    sf-projeng-nw

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-20

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A leading blue chip FMCG food manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Project Engineer to work on major capex projects in an automated environment. Reporting to the Group Projects Manager, this role will be responsible for supporting projects and process improvement projects within the manufacturing environment, working closely with Operations, Production, Technical and Supply Chain.

Project Engineer responsibilities include:

Oversee general process implementation projects including management of external resources, budget and schedule. Collaborate with Engineering and Operations colleagues to deliver the projects with minimal disruption to production operations.
Review existing manufacturing lines for process improvements, efficiency gains, and safety. Tasks may include, daily process monitoring, trouble shooting, optimisation, cost reduction, training and coaching of manufacturing personnel.
Support manufacturing line relocations and plant consolidations/start-ups.
Develop process flow diagrams, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and layout diagrams necessary to ensure installations are carried out according to project requirements. Calculate line speeds, rates, and throughput and ensure all designs take account of these key operations parameters.
Generation and implementation of design, construction and operational documentation for new equipment/manufacturing processes.
Ensure that production lines are built to required standards and facilities are modified or built in line with company Standards.
Provide preliminary cost estimates and scope development for future projects.
Selection and standardisation of technology, equipment and spare parts.

You will be a Project Engineer (mechanical biased preferable) used to working in an FMCG Food manufacturing and automated environment managing multiple projects.



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