Project Engineer

Ref: 313| Posted: 4th May 2021


Project Engineer

Are you looking for your next challenge? Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.

Based at our Preston Operations Site and reporting to the Principal Engineer (Projects), 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, IEE18th Edition, Codes of Practice, Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM), ISO 14001, Risk Assessments and Health & Safety Regulations

We offer a competitive salary alongside 25 days holiday per annum not including UK bank holidays. We also offer a contributory pension and sick pay schemes, staff discounts and more.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Deadline: Friday 21st May 2021 

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