Project Engineer

CMS2 - Critical Maritime Systems & Support
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Are you a Project Engineer looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a background in delivering a similar role in a regulated engineering environment? This Project Engineer position is based at our site in Portsmouth, sits within our bespoke engineering solutions business, where we develop life-support systems in critical workspace, oxygen and carbon capture based solutions, water purification, rugged electronics for harsh environments and precision engineering of high-integrity equipment. At CMS2, we specialise in the design and manufacture of atmospheric control systems for the defence industry and are part of Science Group Plc.

The Role

The Project Engineer will coordinate and facilitate key engineering activities on projects, working alongside Project Managers and the Project Engineering Manager to ensure the technical content of the project is delivered successfully to the customer’s requirements. Working with the wider team some the key responsibilities and tasks will be:

  1. Create and maintain specifications, project BOMs and other documentation required to deliver the technical content of the project.
  2. Identify technical risks to the Project Manager and work on the appropriate strategies for risk management.
  3. Provide technical support for procurement, production and quality throughout the project lifecycle.
  4. Assist test engineers in testing and commissioning of equipment including ensuring design reviews are held, FMEAs are conducted and appropriate test plans are in place.
  5. Contribute to the design and development activities relating to the project.
  6. Providing technical guidance to the engineering resources assigned, including managing the flow of information from technical specialists undertaking work related to the project.
  7. Report on the technical content of the project to the Project Engineering Manager. This includes holding regular reviews to ensure the right approach is being followed, and that any requirements for additional expertise are addressed.
  8. Provide technical support for the Project Manager in customer communications.
  9. Track activities to project plans and budgets, regularly reporting to the Project Manager on progress.

As the project engineer, you will lead the design and development activities relating to the projects, overseeing the flow of information from technical specialists undertaking work related to the project. You will ensure there is clear reporting on the delivery of tasks and work packages; this will assist the project manager in accurately delivering the project plan.

About You

We are looking for an experienced and hands-on, enthusiastic project engineer to join our group of world class employees. If successful, you will have the unique opportunity to work on world leading systems supporting our clients to deliver best in class technology. You will have a passion for engineering and will use a combination of innovation, flexibility, and technical excellence to meet and exceed our customers’ often demanding requirements and tight development timescales. You will have:

  • Knowledge of BS.8888 drawing practices
  • Knowledge of ISO9000 or a similar QA system
  • Able to build long-term successful client partnerships, both internally and externally
  • Able to negotiate and influence others
  • Decision-making / problem solving skills
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated engineering environment

In return, you will be joining a company who are growing and looking to provide you with the opportunity to develop your career. We will support you in expanding your skills and capabilities and the team around you. In addition, we will offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in applying for this role, you must meet the requirements to pass a BPSS check as well as undergo a security clearance (SC) check. To complete this, you must have an existing right to live and work in the UK. To gain SC clearance you will normally need at least 5 years’ UK residency.

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