Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SM19_1534929955
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 22, 2018 10:25

Job Description

Required to join the team of a successful and expanding Plastics Engineering Company manufacturing Precision Injection Mouldings, Assemblies and Medical Devices for the Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery and Healthcare industries.

The successful applicant should have a track record in Engineering Project Management. Experience of Plastics Materials, their properties and the Plastic Injection Moulding process and a technical aptitude to understand plastics products and applications is highly desirable. Additionally an appreciation of mould tool design, toolmaking methods and processes would be advantageous.


  • Manage Projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Provide consolidated reports to Customers as projects progress and act as first point of contact for queries/updates.
  • Ensure efficient service is given to Customers including face to face communication where required.
  • Contribute to the Management and maintenance of the New Product Implementation process.
  • Contribute to the appraisal of enquiries, RFQ's and cost estimating.
  • Author, provide training in and maintain QMS and Product documentation.
  • Management of internal site based projects.
  • Be familiar with Medical Device Validation methods.
  • Provide technical liaison including product design feasibility, material selection, tooling and design for manufacture.
  • Management of design and development of new processes.
  • Be I.T. literate and have a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • An appreciation of Design for Manufacture methodology.
  • Employ Risk Assessment methods.
  • Have proven analytical and interpretive skills, problem solving capabilities and knowledge of continuous improvement tools
  • Good planning and organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions
  • Manage the procurement of Capital Equipment.
  • Participate, support or lead Continuous Improvement teams.
  • Support development and maintenance of the Quality Management System.
  • Support attendance at Trade Shows/Exhibitions.

Ideally you will be an experienced Engineering professional with a 'hands on' background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment or in a customer focused technical role in a comparable organisation.

The candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with sound commercial judgement, be self-motivated and determined to meet or exceed targets.

This function would be a predominantly site based role with some requirements to travel domestically and abroad to visit customers/suppliers.

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