Project / Engineering Manager – Bridgwater

Bridgwater, Somerset


Job Details

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  • Location:

    Bridgwater, Somerset

  • Industry:

  • Remuneration:

    £35,000 + Bonus

  • Employment Type:

  • Job Reference:

    JOB - 1408

Job Description

Job Title:                                             Projects / Engineering Manager                               

Responsible to:                                Managing Director                                                         

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management:

  • Item selection – Aid in customers in choosing the right specification and solution for their requirements
  • Carry out calculations required to justify product selection and for customers reference
  • Obtain quotes from suppliers to support project costings
  • Support the Sales Manager in the build-up of quotes
  • Conduct site surveys
  • Project scheduling and planning milestones / project tasks
  • Produce & Compile Parts Lists, Cutting Lists & BOMs for each project
  • Ordering component required for projects
  • Carry our Risk Assessments and produce method statements for each project
  • Oversee warranties and address any issues with new equipment while under warranty
  • Catalog costs occurred during each project
  • Address any snagging issues with new equipment
  • Sign off on all completed works and obtain signature from the customer
  • Organise weekly project meetings
  • Work closely with the sales team & sales manager to secure profitable sales
  • Liaise with customers, colleagues and company departments at regular intervals throughout projects

Design / R&D:

  • Produce 2D / 3D Drawings – Site layouts, Electrical Schematics, Fabrication Drawings, General arrangements (GA’s) of overall builds.
  • Design or Auxiliary items – Tracks, Chutes, Hoppers, Wires guides
  • Research & Development on issues with existing machines
  • Development methods/parts to support existing machines i.e. work arounds and replacement of obsolete parts
  • Work with external suppliers where required

Health & Safety Management:

  • Produce Risk assessments – Identify, monitor risks and produce detailed workarounds/policies
  • Inspection & Testing of machinery and other items the required testing
  • Gather support information and documentation to aid in better understanding or risks and way to keep staff and visitors safe.
  • Produce method statements that details a clear way of working to keep people safe

Quality Assurance:

  • Set quality objectives and milestones
  • Quality control & Inspection of all builds before they leave the factory
  • Carry out Audits to ensure Current Policies, Procedures etc. are being adhered to and that all staff are working to and use ISO standards in the workplace.
  • ISO meetings – check the current stage of the ISO and it polices/documentation to show external auditor.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience working as a Project/Engineering Manager
  • Experience working in the engineering sector
  • Experience overseeing projects from start to finish
  • Ability to read and produce 2D/3D Drawings and technical specifications
  • Exceptional Planning, Organisational and Communication skills
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations, policies and practices
  • Knowledge of ISO standards
  • Comfortable travelling to around the UK where required

Qualifications and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or HND in Project Management
  • Project Management Certification PMP (Desired)
  • In the absence of formal qualifications, relevant previous experience will be considered

Additional Information

Type of Employment:                                    Permanent


Working Hours:                                                Monday to Friday (Full time) + Overtime


Location:                                                             Bridgwater         


Remuneration:                                                 £35,000 + Bonus


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