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Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 922848
  • Location: Dufftown, Moray
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 13/12/2018

Job Title Project Engineer

Location Dufftown

Key Relationships

Reports to: Senior Project Engineer / Head of Engineering / Strategic Projects Leader

Responsible for: N/A

Any other key relationships: Site Leaders / Area Leaders / Team Leaders, Operations Teams

Job Purpose

To design / develop / deliver Capital & Special Revenue projects to increase site capabilities and improve process efficiencies within the Dufftown sites

Key Responsibilities & Critical Success Measures

* Undertake multi-discipline engineering design, development and/or delivery of project solutions covering process, chemical, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation disciplines.

* Assist the Senior Project Engineer / Head of Engineering / Strategic Projects Leader in developing the five-year capital plan by identifying appropriate process or equipment improvement opportunities and delivery of sanctioned activity.

* Devise innovative methods of adding value through a close working relationship with Operational leadership on site.

* Delivery of assigned Capital & Special Revenue projects within the agreed scope / budget / time-frame / HSE measures, to meet the sanctioned business case and ensuring a strong interface with key Operational stakeholders throughout the project development / delivery cycle.

* Undertake project procurement and commercial activities including equipment and service scoping, tender process, contract negotiations, contract award and variations to ensure Client obtain the best value, most effective solution.

* Ensure all project activities are conducted within applicable legislation and in accordance with agreed company policies, processes and procedures.

* Propose new ways of working by keeping abreast of relevant processes and technologies to ensure that Client is at leading edge of technology advances and ensure all projects are fully compliant with appropriate legislative requirements and utilise BAT.

* Provide progress updates (including financial accountability) against assigned projects to the Head of Engineering, identifying opportunities, risks and any remedial action plans required.

* Deputise for the Senior Project Engineer, where appropriate, on meetings with key stakeholders, contractors or customers to ensure department representation.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

* Degree level qualified or significant appropriate trade(s) discipline experience

* Project Management Qualification (APMP preferred equivalent to IPMA Level D / SCQF Level 7)

* Demonstrable track record in an engineering design / project delivery discipline of at least 3 years

* Knowledge of current health and safety/environmental compliance

Desirable Qualifications & Experience

* Incorporated or Chartered Engineer or ability to work towards

* Experience of Leading Teams (internal and/or external)

* Attainment or working towards the Institute of Brewing and Distilling - General Certificate in Distilling

Personal Characteristics

* Innovative individual who is able to influence others whilst having the resilience to pursue issues to a satisfactory conclusion without excessive guidance.

* Ability to achieve targets under pressure whilst managing conflicting priorities.

* Can demonstrate successfully the use of problem solving techniques with an excellent attention to detail is essential.

* Demonstrates a 'can do' attitude to issues/challenges and a level of flexibility to work at different sites.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.