Mechanical Project Engineer

Mechanical Project Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8922

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Start date:



Key Objectives

  • To take ownership and responsibility for the execution of all assigned work
  • To define fit for purpose engineering solutions
  • To deliver a budget / estimate, schedule, multi-disciplined detailed design, detailed scope(s) of work, specifications, commissioning plans, training plans, final documentation for all assigned projects
  • To support the project manager(s) with the definition of programmes and budgets
  • To support the project manager(s) with monitoring and reporting of project performance and change management
  • To ensure all work is executed in compliance with all company and client processes
  • To support the successful execution of assigned projects; safely, and in line with specification, budget and programme
  • To support and promote all company and client site directives – HSEQ, best practice, innovations, continual improvement
  • To develop and retain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders
  • To maintain up to date knowledge and competence to support the role and to align to client’s and industries’ requirements and directives
  • To Strive for efficient delivery via initiatives such as “right first time” and “fit for purpose”
  • To communicate and cooperate with and support all affected parties in order to support efficient and effective project delivery
Main Activities

  • Prepare overall project costs and schedules
  • Support project manager with development of the project programme
  • Contribute to process risk assessments (PRA’s)
  • Liaise with construction teams to gather information – estimates, methods of working, constructability, change
  • Coordinate the design process and team(s) activities, and ensure input from stakeholders - customers, operations, constructors, subcontractors, suppliers, maintenance
  • Facilitate a team of multi-discipline designers and engineers in the development of a fully detailed and approved detail design, ensuring all required aspects are considered (standards, directives, specifications and processes)
  • Manage the procurement and expedition of equipment and materials, including the review and technical approval of specifications, purchase requisitions, acceptance criteria, supplier documentation and validation of performance
  • Liaise with planning dept to provide accurate resource and schedule information
  • Facilitate technical and project reviews and approvals
  • Manage the production, issuing and control of project documentation deliverables, including final documentation packs
  • Support the construction and commissioning phases of the project
  • Manage the technical query process
  • Define the commissioning and training (operation and maintenance) procedures
  • Review critical spares requirements and manage initial stores inventory
  • Take responsibility of the project(s) hand over and completion
  • Collate, manage and report key indicator data – programme, cost, change, quality
  • HSEQ engagement (audit, TBT, etc)


· Required - Degree / HND or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering discipline o HSEQ qualification (i.e. IOSH)
· Preferable –  Level 4 Project Control / Management Qualification o CompEx – ExF (foundation) or Ex11 (Mechanical) or Ex12B & 12B (Design & Project Engineers) o Pressure Directive (PED) awareness / conformance CDM regulations Experience & Knowledge –
  • 5 years recent experienced in an equivalent role · Industrial sector Engineering
  • COMAH Tier 1 Process Manufacturing Environment
  • Maintenance, shutdown / outage, project, OPEX & CAPEX
  • Functional Safety
  • ATEX directive
  • Pressure equipment directive
  • CDM
  • Project delivery lifecycle and processes
  • Engineering design process
  • Document control process
  • Procurement & expediting processes
  • All major Engineering disciplines – mechanical, structural, piping, EC&I, civil, process, etc
  • Equipment and material specification
  • Industrial plant construction, installation and modification processes
  • Verification processes – pre-commissioning, commissioning, hand-over
  • Commercial processes – estimating, budget, programme
  • Strong PC skills – MS Office, drafting tools, document databases, specialist Engineering design tools · Risk management
  • Budget management
  • Team leadership and management
  • Reporting and presenting
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Strong presentation skills

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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