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Project Engineer - Manufacturing CapEx

Ref: 920804

  • Negotiable DOE
  • 25 Mar 2019
  • Cork (North)
  • Perm

Having invested in new manufacturing technologies and gained a significant footprint in new global markets, this indigenous Irish Company now seeks an experienced Capex Project Engineer to lead the delivery of further expansion projects. Reporting to the Head of Engineering, this newly created position will assume responsibility for driving multiple projects using project management techniques on capital investment and process improvement projects across multiple sites. The successful applicant will work closely with site teams across the business to deliver a business project program. This person will be a core part of the engineering team, liaising directly with both internal and external parties on associated aspects of the business.

The Job

- Deliver projects within budget, schedule & specification - Effective management of payback analysis, scheduling & cost control. - Support Line managers and cross functional teams to identify key areas for improvement within their area. - Define and develop detailed project scopes through stakeholder meetings; - Co-ordinate all project activities including estimating, design, specification, sourcing, purchasing, construction and commissioning activities; - While focusing on energy (gas and electricity), water and other site utilities at plant level, monitor performance and identify and lead projects to deliver savings and achieve site KPIs. - Tendering and bid analysis for equipment & contracts. - Project Management for the site related projects; - Effective management of contractors on site; - Updating and maintaining process & utility system P&ID’s, engineering specifications & standards; - Identify payback projects and complete the required submission for consideration for capex.


- 5+ years’ experience in a similar role - Third level qualification in a relevant discipline (Process, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering) - Excellent project management skills are essential to this role; - Strong attention to detail and concern for standards with a keen results orientation; - Flexible with the capability to transfer between sites as required; - Proven ability to develop strong working relationship with key stakeholders; - Experience of HAZOP and P&ID is critical. - Good knowledge of construction regulations (PSCS, PSDP) - Certified project management qualification e.g. PMP, IPMA, etc., would be desirable. Candidates who fulfil the criteria outlined above, and wish to discuss this and other similar opportunities should all Andrew Rowley at Brightwater Specialist Recruitment on +353 21 422 1000 or forward a current CV to Andrew via the link below