Job Description

An international supplier of capital and process machinery is currently seeking a Project Engineer / Draughtsperson to join their Midlands office. 

The company are already established with long term relationships in place with some of the world biggest manufacturers and process facilities.

2020 – 2021 has seen a new surge in business and new project opportunities and has led to the demand for more project related staff to join their ranks. 

Benefits for the Draughtsperson's Role:

  • £28,000 - £33,000 
  • 33 Days Holidays in Bank Holidays.
  • Pension 
  • 37 Hour Week – 1pm Finish Fridays

The organisation has many facilities and operating sites around Europe and Asia and the Midland office has a long record of supporting these partners for many years. 

The Midlands team are responsible for the Design Solution and layout design of Plant, Machinery Installation and Ancillary Equipment Design for the organisation’s partners and customers. 

Using 2D and 3D CAD (Inventor) the Project Engineer will create and support Project Managers in the field with P&ID Drawings, Design Changes and 3D Visualisation for the purpose of Sub Contractor and Supplier involvement.  The position will also act as a Project Engineer planning and researching / sourcing types of equipment, materials and shipping requirements to ensure design solutions phases can be achieved and meet the target time and cost lines required.

The Midlands Project Team is small in number and will often have key members away on foreign trips for days and weeks at a time, so the role will need to be self-resourcing and motivated to ensure delivery and changers and concessions can be met in a timely manner. 

The position would best suit either a Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Graduate with 2 years plus experience in the design layout of Plant or Process equipment’s with exposure to P&ID’s, or a more seasoned Design Engineer / Draughtsperson with strong 2D and 3D CAD skills in Process or Capital Equipment installation design. 

Project Engineer – Draughtsman Requirements 

  • Formal Qualification in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering 
  • 2 Years Minimum experience in using 2D & 3D CAD. 
  • Good Project Engineering and organisational skills 
  • Exposure to Plant Layout Design (P&ID, ATEX, HAZOPS, PFD etc) 
  • Good communication skills 

This is a team position where each member needs to be able to support and assist other colleagues when needed and be prepared to go the extra mile to ensure deadlines are met. 

The company offer good training and career prospects, with the view that Project Engineers will be developed quickly into Project Managers for International Projects.

Commutable from – Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Telford, Cannock, Derby, Tamworth, Coventry 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

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Commutable from Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stafford, Welshpool, Ludlow

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  • You must be a Guitar player.

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This Stock Controller role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

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This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Press Brake Operator Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm
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This Press Brake Operator role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994