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Senior Project Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    26 May 2024

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Senior Project Engineer - £650 per day inside ir35 - 6 months (extensions likely) - Hertfordshire - Hybrid working (3 days onsite, 2 WFH) - One stage interview - Sector: Renewable Energy / Manufacturing

Yolk recruitment is recruiting Project Engineer to join a world leader in sustainable technologies and manufacturing sector that is producing cutting edge technology at the heart of the renewable revolution.

You will form a key part of the Capital Project & Engineering Team and will be responsible for delivery of complex and exciting projects during the full project life cycle.

You will coordinate, lead, and progress all project activities and prepare the projects for the clients stage gate process. This will be done with inhouse resources as well as through consultants and contractors appointed to conduct the engineering for capital projects.


  • Support the management of projects from design to commissioning with robust management of change. Support the Project manager in ensuring safe and timely implementation of these projects, to budget and delivered to full scope requirements in line with local and international legislation.
  • Project Management/Project Engineering on capital projects across the programme, defining scope, costs, organisation and objectives, and stakeholder management.
  • Monitoring and reporting spend and engineering progress against project budget and schedule for assigned engineering projects.
  • Identification and reporting of risks/issues which may affect schedule, budget or quality.
  • Implementation of project management tools & techniques to ensure continuous improvement is achieved within the Operational Excellence team.
  • Analysis of Key Performance Indicators across the Capital projects portfolio.
  • Development and delivery of Capital Expenditure requests. Ensuring alternative vendors and technologies have been duly considered.
  • Leading root cause analyses and strive to achieve world class plant safety and OEE.
  • Designing and delivering multiple process development programmes at pilot-scale, in close collaboration with the Scale Up and Step Out team, to build process knowledge and inform large scale processes.
  • Ensures effective technical coordination with EPCM, internal team and third-party representatives.
  • Conduct studies to determine the requirements of new/modified facilities, equipment and systems.

Core Skills:

  • At least 5 years' experience as project engineer
  • Experience in delivering a complex large project scope in a complex, multi-stakeholder brownfield site with continuously operated process facilities.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of capital projects and operations within highly regulated and high hazard industries
  • Delivery focused, having a track record of achieving challenging goals within business-critical timescales.

Desirable Skills:

  • Owner experience in working with EPCM contractors.
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