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Project Engineer EMEA

Job Description

My client is a specialist manufacturer, employing over 20,000 people globally, with sales in excess of $7 Billion. They are in a position to recruit a Project Engineer - EMEA within their global engineering team. There are a large number of international projects underway and I am very confident that for the right person this would be a great career move. 

The organisation can be flexible on base location in the UK - The role would involve travel across the various sites around the World.

As a member of the Engineering group, you will provide expertise and practical input to the development and delivery of the plant and site infrastructure development projects across the E.M.E.A. regions.


% Time

15        Produce high level plant and site development proposals to meet    commercial or operational strategic business objectives. 

25       Produce costed, specified, project plans for the delivery of capital     engineering projects, plant and equipment projects and building projects on          sites in the E.M.E.A. region.

10       Manage the proposed projects through the capital project approval process,           answering questions as raised.   

20        Manage the delivery, to plan and within allocated budgets, of allocated      capital engineering projects, plant and equipment projects and building     projects.

10        Identify, set up contracts with, and manage, sub-contractors working to      deliver projects.

10        Ensure the safety and value of the projects through structured application of        project processes, good engineering practices and the application of           structured design reviews including HAZOPS.

5          Participate in confidential Engineering, Operations and cross functional   strategic planning forums and project groups.


5          Handle and give counsel on environmental issues concerning projects.



A. To scope and produce high level plant and site development proposals

B. To produce costed, specified, project plans

C. To manage project delivery on time within budget

D. To determine and maintain priorities

E. To work in multi-functional teams



  • Discipline Engineering degree
  • Post-graduate Engineering qualification


·         Capital project specification

·         European E, H, S law and practice relevant to capital projects

·         Proficient in the use of computer tools like AutoCAD and MS Project

·         Practical knowledge of safety management systems and safety engineering standards

·         Practical knowledge of process performance improvement techniques, e.g. six sigma

·         Practical knowledge of project management techniques e.g. Kepner Tregoe



  • Six to ten years of experience in capital engineering projects with direct management responsibility for several significant projects.
  • International project experience in a multi-national company.
  • Direct responsibility for building projects and equipment installation projects.
  • Involvement in contract negotiations on commercial issues.
  • Selection of sub-contractors and management of sub-contracts, including contractors’ employees.