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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abertillery
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ855_1693911975
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 05 September 2023
Job Description

Are you an experienced Project Engineer with a HND/ Mechanical Engineering Degree looking for a new opportunity? If so, please read on.

Vibe recruit's client is looking to recruit a Project Engineer on a full time, permanent contract, working for a fast growing family business with over 75 years experience.

They are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Project Engineer to join their fast-growing Engineering/ Projects Department.

You will lead and manage a range of NPI/ Engineering Change projects through the project life cycle from sales handover to full production, reporting directly to the Project Manager.

Your Responsibilities

Working closely with Suppliers/ Customers and internal cross-functional teams you will ensure that quality parts are delivered to world class Customers on time, in scope and within budget.

Main duties are:

  • Creation and maintenance of the project tracking timeline and project files.
  • Ensuring standardised APQP process is followed, fully complied with and supporting documentation is clear, relevant, organised and centrally available.
  • Lead and organise technical reviews with the supplier, assessing supplier control processes and ensuring correct validation of all PPAP/ quality documentation.
  • Working with the supplier, providing technical leadership to ensure samples and pre-production parts are delivered appropriately and on time and that supplier processes allow for repeatability and reproducibility to remove risks of issues in full production.
  • Develop a close working relationship with the customer, being the key technical contact, understanding and managing the customer specifications/ promoting the voice of the customer during the project phase and after completion.
  • Ensure PPAP completion and approval prior to production handover and delivery of the new parts.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • B Tech 3 or 2 A Levels
  • HND/ Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Sound knowledge and experience of APQP, including the PPAP process, FMEA's and control plans.
  • Strong knowledge of metallurgy, metrology techniques and drawing practices
  • Experience working with suppliers based in India and China would be advantageous.

For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

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