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Project Engineer - Automated Paint Process

Project Engineer - Automated Paint Process

Job Title: Project Engineer - Automated Paint Process
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Sussex
Salary: £35-55k or £30ph LTD Status
Start Date: asap
Reference: DW4481
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2018 08:41

Job Description

1 year fixed term contract - £35-55k or Ltd Company Contractor - Circa £30ph
Our client is a Venture Capital backed start-up that specialises in providing a service to customers by coating their parts. The company is expanding rapidly and are looking for motivated engineers to help us on the journey to deliver a production facility. 
They are looking for a creative Manufacturing/Production/Project Engineer to work on all product stages from research and development to design and manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning. The goal is to design and integrate components into a production line.  They are looking for a senior or lead engineer to fill this role and depending on the experience will be expected to lead/mentor other engineers.  This an excellent opportunity to work in a friendly work environment with a team that is dedicated and passionate about creating great solutions and services to our customers.
The role is based near Brighton in the Engineering Department, reporting to the Engineering Manager.
Perform a full lifecycle product development (design, develop, test prototypes, manufacture and implement)
Delivery project’s workscopes from design to implementations including project managing sub-contactors.
Using scientific, mathematical, and engineering principles to solve problems and improve processes.
Using computers to compile and analyse data.
Design systems and components that meet needs and requirements
Produce outline designs
Conduct experiments methodically, analyse data and interpret results
Test and evaluate theoretical designs
Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems
Evaluate final product’s overall performance, reliability and safety
Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions
Estimate budget and scope of project
Prepare product reports and documentation
Engage in lifelong learning and develop new theories or methods
Design, run, test and upgrade systems and processes
Perform risk assessments
Proven working experience in engineering
Knowledge of relevant health and safety standards and compliance with.
Adequate knowledge of engineering tools 
Solid understanding of design engineering core concepts 
Creativity and analytical skills
Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
Technical writing skills
Analytical thinker with interpersonal skills
Conduct root cause analysis to determine improvements and faults
Exceptional problem solving, verbal and written communication, presentation, and project management skills.
Some travel may be required in role
Experience with control systems or handling systems desirable
ATEX knowledge desirable
Coating knowledge desirable
Automation knowledge desirable
BSc degree in Engineering or equivalent