Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Ref: 112| Posted: 9th Dec 2019




Based at our Preston Operations Site and reporting to the UK Engineering Manager, applications are invited for the above position which has responsibility for:-

Providing an efficient service within Baxi Heating UK (UK Operations) for the selection, design, procurement and commissioning of; new capital plant, test equipment, machinery, tooling, jigs, fixtures, buildings and services along with similar services for the modification and upgrading of existing equipment.


Working as part of a team or individually, the ideal candidate will have a track record in:-

  • Demonstrating compliance with Health & Safety requirements.
  • Management, control and implementation of capital equipment projects associated with the manufacture of white goods or HVAC industry type products, ensuring that original specification, time scales and costs are met.
  • Preparation of project specifications and compilation of costs as part of the departmental justification or for direct submission for Board approval.
  • Facility design objectivity, project management and good interpersonal skills.
  • Negotiation of contracts, generation of specifications and the procurement of new buildings, facilities, plant and equipment.
  • Ensuring that all projects under his/her control meet production/company deadlines. 
  • Managing multi concurrent activities to agreed timescales and project budgets. 
  • Being directly responsible for ensuring that training requirements for maintenance and operators on plant and equipment are carried out to meet ISO 9000 Part 2. 
  • Indirectly controlling operators, engineering utilities & maintenance personnel.
  • Directly controlling external contractors.

Technical / Knowledge Requirements:-

  • A minimum qualification of Degree or equivalent in Engineering and a proven track in a similar role (comprehensive training will be provided for the right candidate).
  • Experience of manufacturing equipment, testing equipment, control systems, plant and services layout.
  • A working knowledge of civil engineering construction work.
  • CAD drawing skills (facility layouts, building layouts, site services - AutoCad)
  • PC literacy (MS Office and ideally MS Project)
  • Working knowledge of Building Regulations, IEE16th Edition, Codes of Practice, Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM), ISO 14001, Risk Assessments and Health & Safety Regulations