Location: West Midlands
Description: Experienced and enthusiastic Senior Mechanical Project Engineer required for established an highly successful consultancy delivering solutions to the automated warehouse and distribution sector.
Salary: to c£45k neg dep exp + car + benefits
Our client specialises in the provision of bespoke automation and materials handling solutions to some of the biggest names in the UK. As a result of continued success and an ongoing planned program of strategic expansion, they are now seeking to recruit an articulate, dynamic and highly self motivated and experienced Senior Mechanical Project Engineer to complement their established and successful project team. Working with fellow Project Engineers, the successful candidate will be tasked with design and development and implementation of automated equipment in the network for a major retailer within the UK.
The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified in a relevant mechanical engineering related discipline and will demonstrate a proven background and track record allied to materials handling systems or automation projects. You will possess strong analytical skills and the ability to work both autonomously and on your own initiative as well as part of a multiskilled team, and will be comfortable in working closely in a customer facing environment with internal and external contacts, so exceptional communication skills at all levels are essential for the position.
You will be responsible for a range of project activities including (but not limited to) extensive equipment selection and design against customer requirements whilst working with multiple suppliers, interpreting supplier specifications, solution costing and value engineering activities, initial contract specification and subsequent communication with suppliers and the customer at various stages of the project.
To be considered for this varied and extremely challenging position, you will demonstrate previous materials handling installation and project management experience as well as the ability to write and produce tender documents and confidently technically appraise solutions on a diverse range of customer projects. Additionally, you will be flexible to travel throughout the UK and Europe and therefore a valid passport and a full driving licence are essential for the position.