Project Engineer / Manager

  • Location

    East Sussex

  • Sector:


  • Contact:

    Lucinda Eyre

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44(0) 7854 576 318

  • Job ref:

    B - J7311

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


​We are looking for an experienced and professional project manager with an engineering background in the chemicals sector.

Reporting to the Engineering and Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for the planning, management and execution of diverse and complex projects. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity with an established company who can offer excellent long-term career prospects.

This is an opportunity to join a global and environmentally focused company who offer a positive and rewarding culture where employees are valued. This is demonstrated by an excellent track record of staff retention and promotion within the company.

This role will primarily be office based in East Sussex but an element of remote / home working could be considered.

A competitive package is available to the successful candidate with a basic salary of between £40,000 and £45,000 depending on experience, with company car, healthcare, pension and an opportunity to earn a generous performance related bonus.

You will have:

  • an engineering background (electrical, mechanical or chemical) – ideally qualified to degree level

  • relevant project management experience in the chemicals sector – PRINCE2 or PMP Certificate would be preferred

  • knowledge of SAP

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • an organised and methodical approach

  • kowledge of Construction, Design and Management (CDM) regulations

  • exerienece in influencing key stakeholders and deliver against critical timelines

  • an understanding of HSE procedures / regulations - a distinct advantage – ideally within a COMAH site environment.

You will be expected to:

  • develop the objectives and scope of projects, ensuring technical feasibility

  • produce detailed project plans with timelines, key milestones and tracking mechanisms

  • undertake the necessary risk assessments related to projects, calculating and minimising potential threats to delivery

  • co-ordinate internal and third party resources to ensure delivery of projects

  • establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders and project contributors

  • monitor and report progress, escalating any issues identified throughout the process

  • deliver projects on time, within scope and budget.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Lucinda Eyre on or +44(0) 7854 576 318

Note – You must currently be living in the UK with permanent residency and rights to work in the UK to apply for this role