Project Engineer

Location: Brighton, East Sussex Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Project Engineer




The Project Engineer (PE) is responsible for schedule execution and partnering with functional engineering managers to ensure proper identification and deployment of engineering resources required for program execution. The PE will execute programs within the Release Systems & Antenna Products business area within the UK. The PE role will have visibility and interface with executive leadership for program briefings.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Project Engineer will include:

  • Develops, presents, and delivers comprehensive presentations to the project team, upper management, and customer personnel in a clear and concise manner.
  • Serves as the central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, and quality as the product(s) move to completion and distribution.
  • Planning and management of the products / projects on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Monitors the product/project from initiation through completion and/or customer acceptance.
  • Ensures that products/projects delivered meet customer requirements and specifications.
  • Develops, manages, and maintains all aspects of project-level risks, including mitigation, costing and planning.
  • Estimate resource and material needs for the project/product.
  • Develops, monitors, and statuses detailed MS Project schedules.
  • Uses Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reports to manage project performance.
  • Successful startup, including staffing, robust mitigation plans and establishment of the technical baseline and change management process
  • Establishment and execution of detailed integrated master schedules
  • Review of earned value metrics such as CPI, SPI, TCPI, and ETC to drive program focus
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement as evidenced by executed improvement projects
  • Employee engagement
  • Maintaining forecasted demand signal on resource needs and partnering with the EMs, talent acquisition and supply chain on development of plans for accomplishing the engineering work

What you need to be the successful Project Engineer:

  • In order to be the successful Project Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you Attention to detail essential with good keyboard skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload appropriately.
  • Broad Engineering experience across multiple disciplines.
  • Methodical approach to their work.
  • Proficient with MS project and other MS Office packages
  • Proficient with MS project and other MS office packages
  • Broad Engineering experience across multiple disciplines.
  • Communication and credibility
  • Attention to detail
  • IT proficient
  • Team Player


  • Earned value / Cost account management experience, with cost and schedule responsibility experience
  • Functional management experience or direct involvement in resource management forecasting and placement

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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