Project Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • £48000 - £50000 per annum + 33 days Holiday, Pension, Healthcare GBP / Year

Are you ready to take on a dynamic role as a Project Engineer? We are looking for a skilled individual to lead mechanical projects at one of our chemical manufacturing clients sites.

The Role:

– Monday – Friday 8am-4pm

– Department – Process Safety

– Contract – Permenant – On-Site

– 33 days – includes bank holiday entitlement

– Company Pension – Company contributes 3% and the employee contributes 5%

– Healthcare – Eligible for BUPA cover after 6 months probationary period.


– Manage all project phases from design to evaluation.

– Develop innovative designs to address challenges and create equipment specifications.

– Plan project requirements, costs, and timelines.

– Identify and oversee necessary resources and external contractors.

– Mitigate project risks and ensure timely, budget-friendly, and high-quality project delivery.

– Communicate change requests clearly and effectively.

– Contribute to design verification and improvement initiatives.

– Participate in meetings and effectively follow up on instructions.

– Create and update engineering drawings, including isometrics.

– Ensure project compliance with codes, policies, and performance standards.

– Fulfill any duties assigned by a Senior Manager

Essential Skills:

– Minimum of 5 years relevant mechanical project management experience

– Technically proficient in mechanical design and maintenance of equipment such as agitators, reactors and pumps

– Good working knowledge of the chemical industry, including agitated semi-batch reactors

– Management systems such as Permit-to-Work, Management of Change & Lockout – Tagout

– Experience working with a plant maintenance system

– Experience of a COMAH site

If you are a proactive problem-solver with a passion for project management, join this amazing team and make a real impact!

To apply direct please send your CV and Cover letter to or call 01744-452-028 for more information.

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