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Project Engineer- Hertfordshire- SG14


A fantastic opportunity has come up within the Project team for a Project Engineer. This person will have technical responsibility for supporting the delivery of automation projects from conceptualisatiwon through to implementation, with the aim of supporting growth, reducing operating costs and improving efficiencies for the 24/7 high speed, highly automated distribution centres.


  • Supporting the Engineering Project Manager with deliverables, timescales and costs of various work packages on large scale projects
  • Generation and ownership of stage-gated development plans for smaller projects
  • Vendor selection
  • Matrix management of appropriate internal departmental resource
  • Risk management – identifying opportunities to accelerate development or reduce risk
  • Stakeholder management - clear and regular communication of development cycle progress
  • Presentations – with the ability to engage both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ensure that engineering activity meets regulatory compliance standards
  • Project closure – ensure that products and associated documentation meet the criteria for entry into the product catalogue

Skills/experience required:

  • An Engineering qualification (HND or Degree level)
  • Technical ability relating to automation hardware
  • Hands on site experience in installation and commissioning of equipment and systems
  • Proven track record in systems or technical design and delivery
  • Budget management
  • Experience identifying areas for testing from empirical and evidence derived site data
  • Experience in assessing and quantifying technical risks and devising appropriate de-risking activities
  • Experience quantifying requirements to conform to regulatory compliance standards

Preferred (in addition to minimum)

  • Qualification in technical problem solving skills (such as TRIZ) and root cause analysis.
  • Experience with electronics, robotics and vision

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

  • Contact: Paul Leyshon

This position is now closed.

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