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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Dorset

Marine People

A prominent manufacturer specialising in large composite structures, the client operates various sites on the South Coast. They offer a full-service composite manufacturing process, covering everything from design and engineering to part production and final assembly.

This position involves managing a variety of customer accounts, both new and established, to deliver high-quality composite parts. Ensuring profitability while sometimes working independently on customer projects or as part of a larger team, the role demands a practical approach.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee projects from initial concept to final delivery
  • Handle commercial responsibilities, including estimating costs
  • Manage customer accounts effectively
  • Create innovative solutions for part manufacturing
  • Design tools as needed
  • Manage the input of new items into Progress, maintain and update BOMs, load sales orders, and provide delivery notes for projects
  • Clarify project requirements with customers before manufacturing begins
  • Develop Engineering Management plans, including scheduling and resource estimates
  • Generate clear manufacturing work instructions
  • Ensure timely availability of materials through direct procurement or by delegating procurement tasks
  • Update layup books and sign-off sheets in response to quality issues or part evolution
  • Collaborate with the quality team to ensure best practices
  • Manage the production of components within the factory and coordinate with external suppliers as necessary
  • Coordinate shop-floor part manufacturing with production supervisors
  • Assist in operating and maintaining shop-floor equipment such as autoclaves and ovens
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant technical and quality knowledge
  • Experience with Siemens NX or SolidWorks is highly beneficial
  • Occasional travel within the UK and overseas

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with composite and GRP materials and manufacturing

Please note that many positions with the client require security clearance. Successful candidates must pass a DBS check and be eligible for UK National Security Vetting.

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