Project Engineer

Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Project Engineer required for one of world's leading and most successful defence companies, based in Southend. My client are lookign for a Project Engineer who has a strong Mechanical Engineering background!

The Project Engineer position includes a high level of customer interaction, also including coordinating, planning and scheduling, as well as report writing and risk assesments, all within an military environmental testing environment.

On offer is a highly competitive salary of £25,000 - £32,000, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Candidates for this opportunity must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

Day to day responsibilities of Project Engineer position:

  • Taking a customer requirement, interpreting it, aligning to equipment available and creating documentation to enable engineers and technicians to deliver
  • Lots of customer interaction
  • Relaying information to suppliers and bringing in equipment
  • Once the test sequence has taken place there will be an element of report writing
  • Safety awareness throughout including reviewing risk assessments/docs etc.
  • Not line management but more task management

Required skills, experience and qualifications:

  • HNC/HND minimum and hands-on experience in an engineering environment (Mechanical preferred)
  • Methodical way of working
  • Able to demonstrate ability to coordinate and plan
  • IT literate
  • Strong communication skills
  • Extremely safety conscious

Desirable skills:

  • Understanding of environmental testing or trials
  • Experience of munitions or explosives
  • Defence environment

All applicants for this position must be eligible for SC level Security Clearance.

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