Project Engineer FMCG

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An opportunity has become available for a Project Engineer, based at the Snackworks Rosslyn factory and reporting directly to the Project Manager. This role requires a perceptive and productivity focused Engineer to implement solutions across the site.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from feasibility studies to implementation
  • Analysis of project benefits, challenges and motivate feasibility
  • Raising the capital vote and getting approval for projects
  • Design P&ID diagrams and layouts to identify potential operational issues and ensure functionality
  • Plan the project deadlines and ensure the objectives are met
  • Project progress reporting
  • Select and manage contractors aligned with company policy to ensure desired project outcome
  • Liaising with suppliers concerning the design, manufacture and installation of equipment
  • Cost control of approved projects
  • Plant Change control management needs to ensure people and food safety
  • Risk assessment to ensure safe working environment
  • Ensure compliance with plant installation regulations and legislation
  • Take part in the factory acceptance testing of new equipment as requested


  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning and Organising
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Coping With Pressures and Setbacks
  • Relating and Networking

Experience Required

  • At least 5 years’ Project Engineering experience gained within a FMCG or Manufacturing environment
  • Food production industry experience
  • Autocad experience required

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • A completed BTech / BEng / BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • A Project Management diploma or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Advanced AutoCAD experience
  • Project management
  • Cost control
  • Technical writing and presentation skills
  • In depth knowledge of FMCG plant equipment i.e. Processing and Packing equipment
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, food
  • processing and P&ID
  • In depth knowledge of OSH-act and Food Safety systems(GMP’S and HACCP)

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