Design and Project Engineer

March 17, 2023

Job Description

Job Title – Design & Project Engineer

Reports to – Engineering Manager

Team/Department – Project Office


Role Deliverables

Job Purpose

To research, design, develop, manufacture and test equipment for the oil, gas and renewables markets Completes Engineering projects by organising and controlling all project elements. A responsible and highly versatile function at the heart of our operational process.


Main Responsibilities

Primary contact for the client, involving them in the contract execution, managing their expectations during contract fulfilment.

Determines client and project specifications, objectives, schedule and responsibilities, by reviewing client documentation, identifying customer requirements conferring with the management team.

Manage suppliers and contractors to maintain project schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems.

Maintain financial diligence through the execution of budget and cost control to help meet projected profitability targets and business results

Evaluates systems and products by designing and conducting testing programmes and studying customer requirements.

Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling and installing components.

Prepares data by collecting, analysing and summarising information for installation, testing, quality, packing, and weekly reports.

Supports sales with the technical analysis of enquiries, evaluating major enquiries, preparing the technical offer, analysing project specifications and designing the technical solution.

Comply with responsibilities as laid down in our clients Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policies

At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions, working with the management team to implement these within your team.

Be involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

Perform other duties as assigned by the directors or senior management team.


Role Dimensions

Direct Reports None

Scope of Influence

Directors, Management Team, Engineers, Employees, Suppliers, Clients


Role Requirements

Key Skill Requirements

Degree/HND or equivalent in an engineering discipline HND must be accompanied with relatable work experience.

Alternative qualifications may be considered acceptable.

Experience in a technical role.

Experience in project planning and cost control.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong knowledge of CAD modelling and drawings with experience in design development Experience with Solidworks is a plus

Good understanding of manufacturing processes including, machining and fabrication as a minimum.

Hands-on can-do attitude.

Excellent problem-solving skills & a creative mind set.

Team player with the ability to work on your own

Commercially aware with the ability to negotiate costs.

Ability to meet targets and deadlines

Comfortable and capable of client management during meetings and testing.

UK Full Driving Licence


Nice to Haves

Oil/Gas and renewable markets manufacturing product experience.

Chartered Engineer

Project Management Qualification

Good Knowledge of offshore operations.

Good knowledge of QHSE.


Development in Role

Develop technical and commercial experience to progress to Senior Design and Project Engineer then on to Engineering Manager.

Contact Name
Daniel Hanafin
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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