Job Overview

Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Reference: VAC-13007
Contact Name: Tom Barnes
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2018 15:12

Job Description

Posted By:  Kensington Consulting Ltd

Role: Project Engineer

Sector: Automotive Manufacturing

Location: Preston

Salary: Up to £35,000 


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Project Engineer will be required to coordinate NPI and development projects from RFQ to PPAP.

The role is customer focused with regular interfacing to keep the customer updated with project progress by way of a weekly report.  The Project Engineer will be required to chair regular team meetings (weekly/fortnightly) with a cross-functional team and liaise with application/design engineers and coordinate design/engineering workload as well as manage the action register and chase up on open actions. The Project Engineer will need to report effectively, with weekly highlight reports to engineering manager and manage time lines effectively to ensure that projects are delivered on time, the project stays on track according to timing plan and risks are managed effectively, escalating issues where required.  The Project Engineer will also need to control PPAP documentation and ensure the quality and engineering departments provide relevant documentation for PSW submission including DV test reports, DFMEAs etc.


The ideal candidate will be Degree/HNC qualified in a Mechanical or Automotive Engineering discipline and have at least 3 years’ experience in an automotive component manufacturing environment.  

The client: 

Our client is an established engineering business who supply directly into market leaders across the automotive industry.

If you’d like to work out for yourself whether this is an exciting challenge or fantastic opportunity then please give me a call on 01257 268440 to discuss further.

This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.

Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.

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