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Salary: £25 - 26 per hour

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 02 Mar 2021

Reference: 4800

Position: Paint Shop - Project Engineer
Location: Solihull
Type: Contract
Rate: £25-26 per hour
Hours: 40 Hours per Week

Job Purpose:

As a Paint Project Engineer you will be responsible for introduction of new facilities, materials, product lines, and current vehicle freshening programs into the Paint Shop.

Main Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the support and delivery of the following elements:-

  • Supporting new product introductions to the Paint Shop, this role includes but is not limited to:
    • Feasibility Investigations, prototype build support, Project Planning, Facilities Engineering & modifications, Project management, Developing & maintaining master schedules, timing plans, contractor control, control of documentation issued by subcontract base etc.
  • The Engineer will work closely with the Paint Production department and other Engineering disciplines to deliver programs & facility projects to cost targets and timing.
  • The Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of Capital Expenditure and Project tracking, focusing on product & non-product related expenditure from project conception through to delivery, commissioning & handover to the customer in line with policies & procedures.
  • Lead & partake in multifunctional new equipment procurement teams through all project phases ensuring company procurement procedures are met & adhered to.
  • Track project based KPI's & make ready for report out to departmental manager on a weekly basis.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing / Production Engineering related experience
  • Previous Project Management experience.
  • Highly computer literate with an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office package’s including 'MS Project’.
  • Must be able to create & manipulate 2D CAD drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Preferred but not essential, good working knowledge of paint facilities & systems.
  • Good working knowledge of CDM regulations.
  • Ability to control & manage suppliers (both material & equipment)
  • Ability to control & manage project cost decks.
  • Have previous experience of supplier selection and tender management.
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised (at times) to a set of objectives & targets.