Project Engineer – FMCG

£45000 - £50000 per annum 
Job Type:
Newcastle upon Tyne 
Job Ref:
GRG650 - 90315_1580814908 

Project Engineer – FMCG
2 year fixed term contract
Based in Newcastle
Salary circa £50,000 + excellent benefits

The UK’s leading bakery retailer is currently recruiting for an experienced and highly skilled Project Engineer at their Balliol Business Park facility in Newcastle. This is a full-time role on a 2 year fixed term contract, predominantly based at the Balliol site however with some UK travel and overnight stays, therefore flexibility will be required.

As well as an attractive basic salary benefits will include…
o Generous employee discount scheme, offering you up to 50% off
o After 6 months service you may be eligible for the profit share scheme
o Generous management pension scheme, death in service benefit, private health and medical insurance

The Role
You would manage a range of projects across the Balliol site which is currently undergoing multi-million pound investment, supporting multi-disciplinary teams to deliver safe, compliant, efficient and timely engineering solutions. Work will include…
o Developing projects from concept through feasibility and detailed design to final proposals, approval and successful implementation
o Identifying opportunities for cost reduction and quality improvements across the site
o Scoping projects and develop User requirements, specifications and detailed Engineering design
o Applying Value Engineering throughput all stages of a project.
o Preparing procurement plans and tender documentation; manage tender process and appointment of successful contractors

The Candidate
An accomplished and influential Project Engineer role with significant engineering management / project experience in a food or FMCG business.

You’ll have a HNC or higher level qualification in an engineering discipline, and you will be fully conversant with all Microsoft packages. You’ll have substantial experience in leading, coaching and managing the performance of Technicians and Engineers. Previous experience of PPM, AutoCAD and CMMS is desirable. You’ll also have excellent communication skills, be an outstanding problem solver and have a demonstrable track record of delivering performance improvement and cost reduction initiatives.

The Company
One of the UK’s leading and most well-known bakery retailers. In recent years they have become a huge household name, and this is a fantastic opportunity to join in their continued success.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Project Engineer, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Plant Manager, Production Manager, Site Manager, General Manager, Operations Manager, Continuous Improvement Engineer.

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