Role: Project Engineer
Location: Farnborough (with some travel to London/Hampshire)
Highfield Professional Solutions are working on behalf of a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings.
The key purpose for this role will require the successful candidate to:
Take lead responsibility to ensure that the Project Engineer's allocated portfolio of projects are delivered in a timely, effective and efficient manner - in order to meet clients expectations and the expectations of the customer.
Work with customers and any sub-contract partners to ensure works are delivered within agreed budgets.
Ensure company delivers a consistently high level of service to all customers.
Project manage Engineers scheduled on allocated Projects.
Support the Area Manager and Head of Operations with driving continuous improvement across the department.
Support the Area Manager and Head of Operations with driving effective collaboration across the department.
Provide required reports and progress updates - including delivery plans, delivery progress, performance against budget, forecast revenues and forecast costs.
Assist the company in maintaining the highest possible standards of Health & Safety at Work and Quality, in accordance with current legislation and policies laid down by the company.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Day to day Project Team management
Manage own and team workload to ensure agreed deadlines are achieved
Liaise with suppliers as required and ensure supplier deliverables are managed effectively
Ensure all projects are planned, managed and delivered effectively and efficiently by the Project Teams - including ensuring works are delivered within agreed budgets
Establish and maintain key relationships with customers - ensuring the customer is kept up to date in a timely manner regarding plans, progress and any issues
Establish and maintain contacts with the Sales teams - keeping the Sales teams up to date in a timely manner regarding plans, progress and any issues
Provide weekly and monthly forecasts of the revenue income for the portfolio/projects
Provide comprehensive weekly progress updates for the portfolio/projects
Ensure the commercial and contractual elements of each project are understood - and works are planned and delivered accordingly
Attend site meetings & undertake site inspections when required
The post-holder must comply with, plus ensure the team complies with, the companies Health and Safety requirements as outlined in the H&S policy
Undertake additional activities as required, commensurate with the level of the role
Internal: Estimators, Sales, Schedulers, Operations, Engineers, Procurement
External: Customers, Suppliers
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Mechanical and Electrical background
SMSTS Health and safety qualification (either previously held or current)
Water/Wastewater pumping experience
Excellent planning and organising skills
Good commercial acumen
Ability to manage workload effectively and meet deadlines
Strong communication and leadership skills
Proven experience of dealing with key customers in a professional manner
Able to collaborate effectively and have a continuous improvement mind set
IOSH/NEBOSH would be highly advantageous