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Project Engineer - FMCG - Glasgow

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Project Engineer 


Good package on offer 


We are supporting our Global drinks manufacturing client who are known for their ambition in their brands, their growth and their people. 

Due to a large project pipeline, they are seeking to expand their busy project team and bring in some new talent to join the busy and fast paced team. The project scope will be wide and varied and they are looking for someone who is confident in managing projects from the initial scope right through to the full life cycle of install, commission and after care. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Manage individual engineering projects across all bottling / distilling sites that are not covered in the normal scope of the maintenance / operations teams and through pre-planned maintenance activities.
  • Implement defined engineering activities to address current plant issues, replacement requirements, capacity increases, productivity increases, health & safety, and environmental improvement initiatives.
  • Implement initiatives that create an optimal and sustainable future plant/infrastructure setup and deliver value adding engineering practices.
  • Identify and quantify development plans for input into Site Master plan  and relevant budgets with the appropriate justification.
  • Provide detailed data to support project prioritisation exercises and manage projects that are to be progressed:
  • Detailing project concept and approach, ensuring comprehensive and technically realistic requirements
  • Conducting financial analysis, and provide suitable justifications, leading to full capex submissions with clear investment cases
  • Identifying potential suppliers, develop optimal sourcing approach, tender for best overall costs, and fine-tune chosen option to deliver maximum value-add with appropriate contractual protections
  • Delivering projects to full satisfaction of operational teams, in line with approved project scope and quality, and ensuring optimal cost and timelines
  • Ensuring project delivery in line with all relevant health, safety, environmental, and compliance requirements and standards
  • Ensuring a comprehensive hand-over to operational teams after project completion, providing detailed operating and maintenance instructions and required training if relevant
  • Provide timely and accurate progress updates against assigned projects, identifying opportunities, risks and any remedial action plans required.
  • Provide accurate input to reporting on relevant performance metrics (e.g., Capital Spend; Milestone Adherence; Additional Spend Requests) taking appropriate actions when necessary.
  • Implement the process framework and detailed documentation within the appropriate governance structure
  • Contribute and participate in the Team Performance System through engaging in team meetings and taking an active part in problem solving activities.
  • Develop engineering standards and execute day-to-day engineering in bottling / distilling facilities to ensure continuous operations and minimise downtime.
  • Implement necessary standards to ensure buildings and energy / utility infrastructure assets are kept in good working order to maximise efficiencies, minimise wastage and eliminate risk of outages/ blockages


This is a business that can offer such a great culture of innovation and autonomy and the opportunity to add your own creative flair. 

If you are a project engineer and ready for a new challenge in a company where you can develop then please apply now or message to have a further discussion.