Project Engineer

Mechanical Project Engineer

Posted on:

Tuesday 17th December 2019

Overview of role:



We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Project Engineer for a large company based in Kildare.  Main clients are in the Pharmaceutical; Biotech / Life Science; Healthcare; Food & Beverage and Micro-Electronics Sectors.

The function of this role is to generate proposals and tenders

  • To generate technical drawings
  • To generate documentation
  • To house all in-coming and in-house drawings
  • To project-manage all contracts assigned from implementation through to handover
  • To improve profitability

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

Proposal & Contract Stage

  • Discuss the enquiry with the Managing Director, or appointed delegate, or Client in order to determine key criteria
  • Prepare and submit Design and Commercial Proposals to clients and follow-up as necessary to secure a Purchase Order
  • Obtain the contract of acceptance in writing from the client and acknowledge receipt of the order
  • Attend “hand-over” meetings from Sales to Contracts to identify and understand the conditions of contract
  • Conduct Design Reviews to check that the sales design complies with the contract requirements
  • Establish an accurate personnel administration and record system and maintain these in compliance with QA procedures
  • Produce a contract programme, schedule and other administrative documents for each contract and issue these to the relevant people
  • Monitor progress, prepare progress reports and attend weekly progress meetings
  • Ensure that all potential variations are identified, quantified and agreed with the clients’ agents in accordance with the contract procedure
  • Project-manage all contracts assigned until hand-over to the client



Customer Liaison

Health & Safety


  • The Jobholder undertakes to work efficiently and effectively and to take full ownership and accountability for the execution and delivery of the key responsibilities and tasks defined in this role and to seek direction and approval from the Managing Director, or appointed delegate, where required
  • Sufficient documentary records are collated to confirm that procedures have been satisfied and to ensure that the Company’s position is protected should a dispute arise
  • The profit margin on all contracts is improved with a minimum requirement of maintaining the initial sales margin
  • The Jobholder is committed to the on-going success of the Company and undertakes to actively identify and deliver continuous improvement and growth within the Company
  • The Jobholder commits to continuous learning and the use of the latest IT equipment and software as required by the role
  • The Jobholder demonstrates a flexible approach to working hours in order to cope with urgent situations and an unexpected workload as well as a willingness to undertake the additional duties which may be required from time to time by the Company to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Engineering Department
  • Suitable candidate should have at least 4 years experience in similar role, plus sufficient qualification in Mechanical Engineering

Excellent package on offer, salary ranging at €60K + Bonus + Pension + Health Insurance + Flexi time + Laptop + Phone


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