Junior Project Engineer

My Client based in Knutsford, Cheshire have an opportunity available for a Mechanical Bias Junior Project Engineer on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of assisting with project management in the manufacturing sector (ideally food, manufacturing assembly, pharma or packaging sector). HNC level or higher qualification in Mechanical Engineering is desirable but not essential.

Working alongside the Senior Project Engineer, you will be responsible for working to agreed specifications for volumetric and food packaging machinery and ensuring that customers and colleagues are clear on the technical requirements in order to ensure that the customer expectations are fulfilled within the agreed timescales.

Salary & Benefits:-

  • £22,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications)
  • 20 to 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Yearly company bonus – Service and Performance based (dependent on company performance and is discretionary)
  • Rest room with TV, drinks & snacks machine, fridges, microwaves and sandwich ordering service


  • A minimum of 1 year experience within a Junior Project engineer role. Experience within Food, manufacturing assembly, pharma or packaging sector is desirable
  • Mechanically Bias with some Electrical knowledge
  • Understanding of CAD packages such as Solid works
  • HNC level or higher qualification in Mechanical Engineering is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent problem solving skills, logical and be able to communicate at all levels
  • Strong customer focus and experience of dealing with clients face to face & by telephone
  • Self-motivated, good organisational skills and attentive to details

Duties include:

  • Assist and manage projects for the range of company’s machines
  • Report to the Project Manager and liaise with Sales Engineer to assist in the creation of an initial proposal drawing of the customers’ requirements
  • Attend customer site with Sales Engineer and Senior Project Engineer to clarify client’s needs
  • Liaise with PM, Design, Production and Engineering depts. to ensure awareness of project requirements, trials are completed and resolve any problems to completion
  • Help prepare detailed Machine and Tool specification with samples and proposal drawing to be forwarded to the Design Department
  • Upon completion of machine build carryout a full PDI. Rectifying any arising faults
  • Asist with organising the delivery of project, oversee installation of machines on customer’s site and carry out any training required for client’s operatives
  • Maintain client contact at all stages and resolve situations quickly and efficiently

If you are interested in the Junior Mechanical Project Engineer role and have the required experience please click on the apply now button

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