Project Engineer

Cheslyn Hay. Permanent.

£40k per year

Do you have experience as a Project Engineer? Are you looking for a new challenge within a manufacturing company? – If so, then we may just have the right role for you!

Owen Payne Recruitment are seeking an experienced Project Engineer to join a leading manufacturing client on a permanent basis located the Walsall area.

The Project Engineer is responsible and accountable for planning, executing, and closing Projects. They define the project, build a comprehensive work plan, and then managing to the budget. The core function will be to collaborate with other functions within the business to implement new projects  

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus Birthday
  • Critical health cover
  • Health insurance
  • Death in service cover
  • Free onsite parking
  • Permanent role from day 1


  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Excellent competency levels in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Demonstratable Project Management experience within a Mechanical and/or Electrical Manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, of varying complexity levels, and at various maturity stages.
  • Formal Project Management qualification
  • Product knowledge in Electrical Control Cabinets and/or Electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Competency in Microsoft Sharepoint.


  • Working towards performance targets and deadlines
  • Constructing and adhering to project plan.
  • Good understanding of project management software tools.
  • The ability to construct project plans with multiple variables.
  • Attend morning SQCDP meetings and further daily communication meetings as a member of the team to ensure their understanding of targets and objectives.
  • Escalate relevant issues to the Engineering Manager.
  • Liasing with other departments 
  • Ensure that projects adhere to customer expectations,  provide clear accurate responses to Customer Concerns in a professional and timely manner.
  • Report any quality concerns to their line manager and actively seek to improve quality whilst carrying out their duties
  • Manage allocated budget to support the company’s objectives
  • Accountable for the project plan
  • Providing accurate project progress on a weekly basis
  • Advocate for the customer and uphold the promised delivery date.
  • Keep customers and systems fully updated on any delays and expected planned dates.
  • Coordinate with leadership and other departments to address exceptions.
  • Maintain company standards, promote Company values, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Follow and uphold Company policies and procedures

Hours of work:

  • 08:00– 17:45 (Monday – Thursday)
  • 08:00 – 12:00 (Friday)


  • £40000 per year

If you are interested in this role, please apply online or call 01902 714122 to speak Jodie.